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IMG_NEW_0021 - production is limited by nutrients o...

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Unformatted text preview: production is limited by nutrients o Limiting nutrient: the nutrient that must be added for production to increase o N and P are the most common limiting nutrients Nitrogen cycle o Nitrogenisarygry@r&quot;o@ o N takes several forms:- Molecular (Nz)- Ammonium* (NH4*)- Nitrate* (NOg-)- Nitrite (NOt)- Organic* (e.g., amino acids) * usable by plants Y ta% AXi*itat;n f finry +67J ) ^J ^J A,29 ,vbrt. t% ,l a...
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