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The chemistry of micronutrients in soil

  • K. Harmsen
  • P. L. G. Vlek
Part of the Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences book series (DPSS, volume 14)

Abstract

Of the 17 elements known to be essential for plants, 7 are required in such small amounts as to be called micronutrients. Micronutrient elements include boron (B), manganese (Mn), iron (Fe), copper (Cu), Zinc (Zn), molybdenum (Mo), and chlorine (Cl). This text will be limited to B, Mn, Fe, Cu, Zn, and Mo since natural deficiencies of Cl are essentially nonexistent.

Keywords

Clay Mineral Ionic Species Peat Soil Micronutrient Content Calcium Molybdate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Harmsen
    • 1
  • P. L. G. Vlek
    • 2
  1. 1.ICARDAUSA
  2. 2.Agro-Economic DivisionIFDCUSA

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