Plant Nutrition

Plants, like other living things, require various nutrients to grow, develop, and reproduce. When plants experience malnutrition or malnutrition, will appear unhealthy symptoms. However, excess nutrients will cause problems of their products.

Nutrients for plants is divided into two groups, namely the macronutrient and micronutrient. Macronutrient are elements that plants need in large amounts, namely nitrogen, calcium, potassium, sulfur, magnesium, and phosphorus. While micronutrients are elements that plants need in small amounts, such as iron, boron, manganese, zinc, copper, chlorine, and molybdenum. Obtain these plant roots through the soil.

Plant growth and development not only influenced by internal factors, but also determined by external factors. One of them is an essential nutrient, namely the elements needed for plant growth. If the element is not available to the plant, then growth will be inhibited.