Mineral Nutrition

Hydroponics as a method to study mineral nutrition

  • Organics and Inorganics which are supplied from outside to the organisms constitute their nutrition.
  • In 1860, Julius Von Sachs introduced the technique ‘Hydropnics’ or soilless growth, or Tank farming
  • The technique is to know about the interaction between different elements and their role.
  • All the elements can be classified into essential (C, H, O, N, K, S, P, Ca, Fe, Mg, Cu, Mn, B, Cl, Zn, Mo, Ni) & Non-essential elements (Na, Si, Al, Se, Sr, V)

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