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INDIFFERENT [2 records]

Record 1 2015-04-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Ecology (General)
  • Botany
CONT

Indifferent species: Species that has no pronounced affinities for any community.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Écologie (Généralités)
  • Botanique
CONT

[...] on ne voit aucune différence significative pour l'absorption du calcium, sur toute la phase de comportement ohmique [...], selon l'origine écologique (calcicole, indifférente, calcifuge) des végétaux [Viola hispida, Lemna minor, Polytrichum vulgare, Viola palustris]

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Ecología (Generalidades)
  • Botánica
DEF

[Dícese de un] vegetal que tolera amplia variación de suelo o de otras condiciones del medio.

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Record 2 2014-10-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Statistical Surveys
CONT

When presenting a scale of responses like "strongly agree," "agree," "neutral," "disagree," "strongly disagree," responses will tend to be biased toward the centre since most people use a neutral response as a dumping ground when they would prefer not to have to choose, "don't care," or "have no opinion."

French

Domaine(s)
  • Sondages et enquêtes (Statistique)
CONT

On effectue un sondage sur la peine de mort : les sondés répondent à la question «êtes-vous opposé ou favorable à la peine de mort?» par une des réponses suivantes : opposé, indifférent, favorable.

Spanish

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