An Effective Role of Soil Minerals in Plant Nutrition

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Year : 2021 | Volume : | Issue : 3 | Page : 1-8

    Anshul Saxena

  1. Kushal Sachan

  1. M.Sc. Scholar, Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Naini Agricultural Institute (NAI), Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India
  2. Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India


Soil mineral nutrient required by plants is an essential for its survival without availability it can’t be survived. A various way of transportation of nutrients through different phenomenon’s involved in its activity. Although, 17 essential elements are required by plants in which Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen is freely available in the atmosphere whereas other nutrients are available through soil. Uptake of nutrients by plants in ionic (both cationic and anionic) form. Plant absorbed nutrients in single ionic form (K+ , Ca2+, Mg2+, Fe2+, Mn2+, Cu+ , Zn2+, Cl- , Na+ ) and combined ionic form (NH + , HPO 2- , SO 2- , 4 4 4 H3BO3, MoO 2- ). Each and every nutrient play a significant role of functions in plants and deficiency of any nutrient occur leads to reducing the growth and development of yield. So, a sufficient knowledge about nutrients must be known and its deficiency must be enhanced it through fertilizers use, manure, organic amendments, etc.

Keywords: Essential elements, nutrients, ionic form, N-P-K uptake, Oxygen.

[This article belongs to Research & Reviews : Journal of Crop science and Technology(rrjocst)]

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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 10
Issue 3
Received September 18, 2021
Accepted October 20, 2021
Published November 29, 2021