Mineral Ions for Growth

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  • Created on: 07-04-14 11:37
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  • Mineral Ions for growth
    • Nitrates
      • Contain nitrogen for amino acids and proteins
      • Needed for cell growth
      • Stunted growth and yellow older leaves
    • Phosphates
      • Phosphorus for making DNA and cell membranes
      • Needed for respiration and growth
      • Poor root growth and purple older leaves
    • Potassium
      • Help enzymes needed for photosynthesis and respiration
      • Poor flower and fruit growth and discoloured leaves
    • Magnesium
      • Needed for making chlorophyll
      • Have yellow leaves


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