Nitrogen is an essential macronutrient for plants – they cannot complete their life cycle without it – and is needed in relatively large amounts.
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There are two types of people in the world: those who chew gum, and those who don’t.
It’s not just humans waiting for Spring – recent research reveals that microbes are also looking forward to the new growth of plants.
One important function of calcium is the part it plays in the water-splitting reaction of photosynthesis.
Carbohydrates and plants means more than just sucrose, starch and cellulose.
Who’d have thought it? juice from the fruit of the date palm Phoenix dactylifera inhibits corrosion of aluminium alloy in salt water.
What have Arabidopsis thaliana, Lotus japonicus, Zea mays, Lemna gibba and Hemerocallis got in common? They’re all model plants.