Plant Nutrients Questions
After reading plant nutrients answer these questions in complete sentences in your journal/notebook.
- What are the two major divisions (or categories) for plant nutrients?
- What does it mean that a nutrient was mobile or immobile?
- List three mobile nutrients.
- Nitrogen, iron and magnesium are needed to make chlorophyll molecules. Describe how a plant deficient in any of these nutrients might look.
- Where do plants get most of their carbon?
- Where do plants get their hydrogen?
- Where do plants get most of their oxygen?
- When it comes to plant nutrients can there be too much of a good thing? Explain.
- What is the most likely nutrient deficiency?
- Plant is light green; older leaves yellow starting at the leaf tips
- Outer margins of the older leaves have brown discoloration
- Plants are small and dark green and purple
- New leaves are yellow between leaf veins. Terminal bud OK.
- Older leaves are yellow between leaf veins.