Plant Form and Function Soil and Plant Nutrition. Plant biology, perhaps the oldest branch of science, is driven by a combination of curiosity and need curiosity about how plants work need to apply this knowledge judiciously to feed, clothe, and house a burgeoning human population.
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Plant biology, perhaps the oldest branch of science, is driven by a combination of curiosity and need
curiosityabout how plants work
needto apply this knowledge judiciously to feed, clothe, and house a burgeoning human population.
Nitrate and nitrogenousorganiccompoundsexported inxylem toshoot system
H+ (From soil)
RootSoil Bacteria and Nitrogen Availability
Nitrogen-fixing bacteria convert atmospheric N2
plants absorb ammonium (NH4+), nitrate (NO3-)
Staghorn fern, an epiphyte
Dodder, a nonphotosynthetic parasite
Mistletoe, a photosynthetic parasite
Indian pipe, a nonphotosynthetic parasite
Pesticide Levels (ppb) inGround Water Before & AfterPhytoremediation Activities