Q. 46 B4.1( 25 Votes )

Why do plants need nitrogen? How do plants' obtain nitrogen?

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Nitrogen is essential element for plants which is used to make proteins and other compounds. Plants take up nitrogen from the soil in the form of inorganic salts called nitrates (or nitrites), or in the form of organic compounds which are prepared by bacteria from the atmospheric nitrogen.

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