Distinguish between micronutrients and macronutrients. Give suitable examples.
|They are required in large quantities by the plant.||They are required in small quantities by the plant.|
|In plants, the concentration of each macronutrient is more than 1 mg/gm of dry matter.||In plants, the concentration of each micronutrient is less than 1 mg/gm of dry matter.|
|They are involved in building plant body and various protoplasmic structures.||They are required in traces for synthesising new compounds.|
|Examples: Nitrogen, phosphorous, and magnesium.||Examples: Iron, manganese, and chlorine|
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