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Short Answer Question: Enlist the role and deficiency symptoms of Potassium. - Biology

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Short Answer Question:

Enlist the role and deficiency symptoms of Potassium.

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Solution

Potassium:

a. Role: Helps in determining anion- cation balance in cells involved in protein synthesis, involved in the formation of the cell membrane and in opening and closing of stomata; increases hardness; activates enzymes, and helps in the maintenance of turgidity of cells.

b. Deficiency symptom: Yellow edges to leaves, premature death.

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Balbharati Biology 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 7 Plant Growth and Mineral Nutrition
Exercise | Q 3.3 | Page 152
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