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Why is nitrogen needed in the plant?
It is in proteins and amino acids
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Why is phosphorus needed in the plant?
It is in important chemicals.
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Why is Potassium needed in the plant?
Increases hardiness
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Why is Sulphur needed in the plant?
In proteins
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Why is calcium needed in the plant?
For cell formation
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Why is magnesium needed in the plant?
In chlorophyll.
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Why is iron needed in the plant?
Needed for chlorophyll formation.
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Deficiency effects for nitrogen.
Poor Growth and yellow leaves
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Deficiency effects for phosphorus.
Poor growth leaves dull green with curly brown edges.
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Deficiency effects for Potassium.
Yellow edges to leaves so they die early
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Deficiency effects for sulphur.
Yellow leaves
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Deficiency effects for calcium.
Stunted growth and poor buds.
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Deficiency effects for Magnesium.
Yellow leaves
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Deficiency effects for iron.
Yellow leaves
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What is a fertiliser?
Chemical elements needed for plant growth.
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Example of a fertiliser:
Manure, Compost
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