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					Plant Nutrition
                     Nutrients

• essential nutrient
   – necessary
   – replaceable
   – direct

• 2 groups:
   – macronutrient
   – micronutrient
              Macronutrients

•   C, H, O
•   N
•   S
•   P
•   K
•   Mg
         Micronutrients

•   Fe
•   B
•   Mn
•   Zn
•   Cu
                           Soil

• composed of living and non-living components

• source of a plant’s nutrition

• fertilization
   – N-P-K numbering by weight


• liming

				
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