Tag: Macronutrients in plants

Gardening Basics
// November 8, 2017
essential plant nutrients

Plants require 16 elements for healthy growth and reproduction. The essential elements C, H, and O are supplied largely from the air (carbon dioxide and Oxygen) and water. The remaining 13 elements, usually referred to as mineral nutrients, are provided from several sources. Let’s have a look at essential functions of all 13 mineral nutrients,…

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Gardening Basics
// May 6, 2016
nutrients, nutrition in plants

Overall plants need 15 nutrients to grow properly. Out of these 15, the nutrient elements obtained from atmosphere i.e. through photosynthesis are: Hydrogen Carbon Oxygen While the nutrient elements obtained from the soil are: Nitrogen Phosphorus Potassium Sulphur Magnesium Calcium Iron Boron Manganese Zinc Molybdenum Copper The 12 nutrients obtained from soil ‘mineral nutrients’ and…

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