macronutrient

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macronutrient

[¦mak·rō′nü·trē·ənt]
(biochemistry)
An element required by animals or plants in large amounts.
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Available Macro Nutrient Status and their Relationship with Soil phsico-chemical properties of Sri Ganganagar District of Rajasthan, India.
Micro and macro nutrients content were determined by Atomic-emission spectrometry.
In our study, correlations for energy intake, macro nutrients and food groups except for fruit and vegetables were better than in the others.
Several studies proposed that there is an ample scope for safe utilization of coal ash as a soil ameliorant that may improve physical, chemical and biological properties of the soil and is a source of readily available plant micro and macro nutrient.
The owner of Pedigree and Whiskas is this month launching Perfect Fit, a dry range which it claims is the first catfood brand to offer a diet with Macro Nutrient Profile which indicates the amount of energy derived from protein, fats and carbohydrates in the food.
Results from the release of all micro and macro nutrient also suggests that maximum decomposition took place between 60 to 90 days of composting as maximum reading for all the micro and macro nutrients were recorded during this period.
These macro nutrient deficiency is often corrected through the use of inorganic fertilizers, application of most these inorganic fertilizers on along term basis often lead to reduction in pH and exchangeable bases thus making them unavailable to crops and the productivity of crop decline [27].
The current approach is to provide additional calories in a low-bulk but high-calorie format that is appealing to children including micro and macro nutrients.
The use of organic fertilizers in combination with chemical fertilizers mitigates the deficiency of many micro and macro nutrients.
The study was conducted with the objective to find out the spatial variability ofsoil macro nutrients, to search relationships between these parameters and plant production by relating spatial variability of macronutrients to normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) and preparation ofdigital maps to delineate the area into various categories on basis of status of macro nutrients.
Mostly foliar applications of micronutrients are applied, but it can be used for the macro nutrients such as N, P and K, but these nutrients are required by crops in large amounts, therefore foliar applications, two times, fulfill the fertilizer requirements of macro nutrients of crop plants (Abid et al.