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plant nutrition
Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
S Biological Sciences
Definition
The nutritional elements, nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and sulfur, essential for normal plant growth, development, and reproduction. They are usually derived from the soil.
Definition Source
Burns, Russell M. and Barbara H. Honkala, tech. coords. Silvics of North America, vol 2. Hardwoods; Glossary. Agriculture handbook no. 654. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, 1990
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/17679.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/17679
Used For
diagnosis of plant nutrient status
mineral nutrition (plants)
plant analysis of nutrient status
plant macronutrients
plant nutrient status
Broader Term
nutrition
Plant Science and Plant Products
Narrower Term
fertilizer requirements
nutrient solutions
plant nutrient resorption
tree nutrition
Related Term
actinorhizae
bitter pit
chemical constituents of plants
Diagnosis and Recommendation Integrated System
endomycorrhizae
fertilizer application
mycorrhizae
nutrient management
plant analysis
soil-plant interactions
soil fertility
soil management
Spanish
nutrición de las plantas
Term Number
17679