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1

Which nutrient is needed for fruit ripening and root growth?

Phosphorus

2

Which nutrient is needed for flower and fruit formation and hardiness?

Potassium

3

Which nutrient is needed for vegetative growth?

Nitrogen

4

Which minor nutrients are needed for chlorophyll production?

Iron, manganese, sulphur

5

Which minor nutrient makes calcium available?

Boron

6

Which minor nutrient helps in uptake of nitrogen and root activity?

Molybdenum

7

Which minor nutrient is required for photosynthesis and movement of phosphorus?

Magnesium

8

Name 2 minor nutrients involved in the correct functioning of enzymes.

Zinc, copper

9

Which minor nutrient is required for pollen production?

Zinc

10

Name all 3 nutrients that are also metals

Copper, zinc, iron

11

Name the 3 major nutrients that comprise a balanced fertiliser

Nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus

12

Name the set of 4 nutrients in the mnemonic

MoBCaS

Molybdenum, boron, calcium, sulphur

13

Which 2 nutrients start with Mag and Mang

Magnesium, manganese

14

A plant has chlorosis of the upper leaves. Which nutrients could be deficient?

Iron or sulphur - sulphur if interveinal

15

A plant has chlorosis on the older leaves. What could be deficient?

Nitrogen, molybdenum

16

A plant shows interveinal chlorosis. What could be deficient?

Magnesium, manganese, iron

17

A plant has dull blue green leaves and small fruit. What could be deficient?

Phosphorus

18

A plant has poor quality fruit and leaf scorch on older leaves. What could be deficient?

Potassium