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Minerals for plants, animals and man

Description

Twenty five elements are recognized as essential components of plants, animals and man. Carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and hydrogen are primarily derived from air and water. The other 21 elements, occur as minerals in the soil. This fact sheet lists each of these 21 elements and provides brief descriptions of their roles, where known, in plants, animals and man.

Updated

January 11, 1998

Tags
minerals soil fertility soil nutrients soils

Title and publication information

Type
Fact Sheet
Series Title

Agri-fax

Extent

4 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development (1992-2006)

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Topic
Agriculture

Resource Dates

Date Created

1997-01-01

Date Added

2016-01-13T18:09:52.160968

Date Modified

1998-01-11

Date Issued

1997-01-01

Audience information

Identifiers

AGDEX number

531-3

NEOS catalogue key

2308001

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Agriculture and Forestry

Contact Email

duke@gov.ab.ca