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MICRO NUTRIENTS

Agricultural Science

Also referred to as trace or minor nutrients. They are required in small quantities/traces. They are essential for proper growth and development of plants.

They include;

ROLE OF MICRONUTRIENTS AND THEIR DEFICIENCY SYMPTOMS

Copper

Iron

Molybdenum

 

Manganese – Same as molybdenum.

Zinc

Boron

 

Inorganic Fertilizers

Straight – contain only one macronutrient.

Compound fertilizers – contain more than one macronutrient

Time of application

Some applied when planting.

Top dressing after crop emergence

Effects on the soil pH.

See also

Classes of food

How to raise livestock

Dirty environment and starvation

Cares for young animals

Healthy growth for animals

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