Plant nutrition is the process which involves taking up of materials from soil and atmosphere and utilizing those materials for the manufacturing of food as well as growth, development and reproduction.
Which pigment is present in the root nodules of legumes ?
The nitrogenase enzyme is very sensitive to the molecular oxygen. It requires anaerobic conditions to work. The leg-haemoglobin in the nodule acts as an oxygen scavenger just meainting the anaerobic condition needed by the enzyme.
Hidden hunger refers to a situation in which a crop needs more of a given nutrient yet has shown no deficiency symptoms. The nutrient content is above the deficiency symptom zone but still considerably needed for optimum crop production