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Determination of Attenuation Coefficient and Water Content of Broccoli Leaves using Beta Particles

Published on August 2015 by Komal Kirandeep, Parveen Bala, Amandeep Sharma
International Conference on Advancements in Engineering and Technology
Foundation of Computer Science USA
ICAET2015 - Number 2
August 2015
Authors: Komal Kirandeep, Parveen Bala, Amandeep Sharma
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Komal Kirandeep, Parveen Bala, Amandeep Sharma . Determination of Attenuation Coefficient and Water Content of Broccoli Leaves using Beta Particles. International Conference on Advancements in Engineering and Technology. ICAET2015, 2 (August 2015), 25-28.

@article{
author = { Komal Kirandeep, Parveen Bala, Amandeep Sharma },
title = { Determination of Attenuation Coefficient and Water Content of Broccoli Leaves using Beta Particles },
journal = { International Conference on Advancements in Engineering and Technology },
issue_date = { August 2015 },
volume = { ICAET2015 },
number = { 2 },
month = { August },
year = { 2015 },
issn = 0975-8887,
pages = { 25-28 },
numpages = 4,
url = { /proceedings/icaet2015/number2/22215-4021/ },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%1 International Conference on Advancements in Engineering and Technology
%A Komal Kirandeep
%A Parveen Bala
%A Amandeep Sharma
%T Determination of Attenuation Coefficient and Water Content of Broccoli Leaves using Beta Particles
%J International Conference on Advancements in Engineering and Technology
%@ 0975-8887
%V ICAET2015
%N 2
%P 25-28
%D 2015
%I International Journal of Computer Applications
Abstract

In present investigation water content in the leaves of Broccoli has been determined using their attenuating characteristics to beta particles of 204Tl. The mass attenuation coefficient is obtained as the slope of leaf thickness versus logarithm of relative transmission intensity. As the water content in the leaves varies, these parameters also vary. The transmission intensity decreases with increase of water amount in plant leaves. Beta attenuation is a fast, reliable and non-destructive method that provides continuous monitoring of plant water status.

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Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Mass Attenuation Coefficient Water Content Of Leaves Beta Particle Transmitted Intensity Non- Destructive Inspection