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The significance of micronutrients

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Boron, calcium, copper, iron, manganese, molybdenum, sulphur, zinc, sodium and iodine, beneficial to plants though not all known to be essential for normal development, can influence the vitamin, the protein and the carbohydrate content of food plants. Fertilizing practise, based on this understanding, is one of the great fields of applied botany, the practical agricultural aspects of which are surveyed in this article.

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Schütte, K.H. The significance of micronutrients. Econ Bot 11, 146–159 (1957). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02985304

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Keywords

  • Boron
  • Economic Botany
  • Zinc Deficiency
  • Brucellosis
  • Farmyard Manure