Terms in this set (20)
Primary macronutrient. Provides green color, essential for lush growth. If unavailable, old growth appears yellow.
Primary macronutrient. Provides root, flower, seed, and fruit growth. If unavailable, the plant will turn purple.
Primary macronutrient. Provides overall vigor, harddiness and vitality for plant. If unavailable, the plant will look scorched or have margin burn.
Secondary macronutrient. Needed for strong cell walls. When unavailable, the plant may get blossom end rot or stems can easily break.
Secondary macronutrient. Helps make and move fats. If unavailable, slender and weak plant tips.
Secondary macronutrient. Necessary for protein formation and root growth. If unavailable, young leaves are light green.
Micronutrient. Essential for chlorophyll production. If unavailable, young growth or new leaves has interveinal chlorosis.
Micronutrient. Helps in respiration. If unavailable, multiple buds at stem tips.
Micronutrient. Aids in reproduction. If unavailable, young leaves are thick and it maybe rosetted.
Micronutrient. Need for absorption and translocation. If unavailable, leaves become twisted and die.
Micronutrient. Most often it is oversupplied and results in a toxicity to plants.
Needed in large amounts by plants
Needed in little amounts by plants
Ca, Mg, S
B, Mo, Cu, Zn, Cl, Fe, Mn
Yellowing of leaves
Too much of something
Too little of something