CHAPTER 10 – Mineral Nutrition

  title={CHAPTER 10 – Mineral Nutrition},
  author={Stephen G. Pallardy},
Publisher Summary This chapter focuses on the mineral nutrients that are essential for plant growth and the effects caused by their deficiency. Mineral nutrient deficiencies are common and often limit the growth of woody plants. Elements essential for growth include macronutrients such as N, P, Ca, Mg, S, and micronutrients such as Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, B, Mo, Ni, and Cl. Mineral nutrients are important as constituents of plant tissues, catalysts, osmotic regulators, constituents of buffer systems… CONTINUE READING