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Low nitrogen availability limits a plant's ____, which decreases the rate of _______ in the plant.
nitrogen gas (N2)
Another name for free nitrogen is _____.
Plants cannot absorb nitrogen ___. Instead, they must absorb it in a solid, ____ form in their roots.
What do you call the process that converts nitrogen gas into a compound form of nitrogen that plants can absorb in their roots? (N2 → NO3)
What is the name of this nitrogen compound?
What converts nitrogen
into nitrogen compounds that plants can use?
What kind of plants have nitrogen-fixing bacteria that live in nodules on their roots?
Certain bacterial _____ convert nitrogen in the remains of dead organisms (and wastes) into nitrogen compounds that plants can use.
____ - when plants and other producers absorb and use nitrogen
1. bacteria that live on the roots of legumes
2. certain bacterial decomposers
What 2 types of bacteria can make "useable" nitrogen compounds that plants can absorb?
Bacterial decomposers in the soil (and water) convert the nitrogen in organic remains (dead organisms and wastes) into nitrogen compounds (such as _____) that plants can absorb.
____ - the process by which certain bacteria in the soil (or water) break down nitrogen compounds (NO3) to release nitrogen gas into the atmosphere.
1. Nitrogen fixation
List the 5 components of the nitrogen cycle.
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