Lecture 4 Plant nutrition and growth_6

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1 Read before lecture • Attendance at lectures is not compulsory • The lecture is available as handouts on d2l. Much other information is in the book If you decide to come to lectures you are committing to the following code of conduct ± No talking or cell phone use during class ± No leaving before the end of the lecture. If you come, you commit to stay the whole time Code of conduct for lectures Important information • Quizzes ± There will be a quiz for each lecture ± They are both available Tuesday by midnight. You have one week to complete each quiz • Office hours ± Peter Chesson, BioSciences West 218, M 3:00-4:00, W 4:00-5:00 • Light •Wa te r •CO 2 • Mineral Nutrients: macro and micro ± Macro nutrients and where needed: ² N: proteins, nuclei acids ² S: proteins and coenzymes ² P: nucleic acids, ATP ² Ca: cytoskeleton, membranes etc ² Mg: chorophyll ² Fe: cytochromes What do plants need to grow? (No need to know the details of the table) Details of essential elements for plants Macronutrients (at least one g per kg) Micronutrients (less than 100 mg per kg) Uptake requires presence in limited ionic forms Opener Nitrogen is Essential for Plant Growth Not fertilized Fertilized The role of nutrients in plant growth Not fertilized Fertilized Iron deficit N deficit No deficit
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2 Figure 37.1 Identifying Essential Elements for Plants How do you find out what Plants need? You do an experiment
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