Micronutrients

Micronutrients - reduced; leaf margins deformed; chlorosis...

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Micronutrients iron Fe 2+ or Fe 3 + required for chlorophyll synthesis; component of cytochromes and nitrogenase (important in respiration and photosynthesis) short, slender roots; chlorosis between the veins in leaves zinc Zn 2+ activator or component of several enzymes; involved in auxin synthesis, maintenance of ribosome structure leaf size and internodal length much
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Unformatted text preview: reduced; leaf margins deformed; chlorosis between veins, especially in older leaves molybdenum MoO 4 2+ required for nitrogen fixation and nitrate reduction (nitrate reductase) chlorosis starting in older leaves and progressing to younger; death of interveinal areas and then of whole leaf...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course BIO 1421 taught by Professor Farr during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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