Mineral Nutrition and Nitrogen Metabolism

Mineral Nutrition and Nitrogen Metabolism

 

INTRODUCTION

  •  All living organisms share basic needs: macromolecules (carbohydrates, proteins, and fats), water, and minerals. 
  • This chapter focuses on inorganic plant nutrition, emphasizing the identification and essentiality of elements for plant growth and development. 
  • Also, it discusses the role of essential elements, deficiency symptoms, and absorption mechanisms, along with a brief introduction to biological nitrogen fixation.