The positive and negative impacts of essential nutrients

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Crops require nutrients for proper growth, yield, and quality. There are 16 elements that occur naturally in nature and play a vital role in plant metabolism. Plants are unable to complete their life cycle without those nutrients, hence they are classified as necessary nutrients for plant growth.

These important elements are further classified according to their consumption or demand, such as Naturally Available in Air and Water: Carbon, Oxygen, and Hydrogen are the three elements that make up the human body.
Soil sells the following items:
a. Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium are the most important elements.
b. Duyum Calcium, Magnesium, and Sulfur

Iron, copper, zinc, boron, manganese, molybdenum, and chlorine are micronutrients.
Other elements, such as nickel, silicon, and sodium, were identified and labelled as helpful elements.
The interplay of these nutrients has both good (synergistic) and negative (antagonistic) effects on plants. The impact of soil type and soil quality parameters such as pH, EC, and organic carbon on crop growth is largely determined by soil type. It also depends on the soil's other basic qualities, such as its physical, chemical, and biological properties. Chemical/organic fertilizers, their quantity, quality, and mode of application, as well as weather, temperature, and other factors, are all significant. Many agricultural specialists have defined the nutritional synergies, and some of them are included here.

Positive Impact

  • The soil will have good access to potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, and micronutrients like iron, manganese, and zinc if there is enough nitrogen in the soil.
  • Copper and Boron — Helps plants absorb nitrogen more effectively.
  • Molybdenum improves phosphorus uptake and increases nitrogen uptake.
  • Calcium and Zinc — Helps with phosphorus and potassium absorption.
  • Sulfur- Improves manganese and zinc recovery.
  • Manganese- Improves copper absorption.

Negative Impact

  • Nitrogen deficiency lowers phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, and copper absorption.
  • The recovery of iron, manganese, zinc, and copper is hampered by an overabundance of phosphorus.
  • Potassium deficiency lowers the absorption of magnesium and calcium.
  • A high calcium intake prevents zinc absorption.
  • Zinc absorption is hampered by a high iron intake.
  • The absorption of manganese is hampered by an overabundance of zinc.

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