Short note on macro nutrients.

Asked by  | 22nd Jul, 2012, 01:47: AM

Expert Answer:

Macronutrients are nutrients required in large amounts. The main function of macronutrients is to provide energy, counted as calories. There are three broad classes of macro-nutrients: proteins, carbohydrates, and fats.
In case of plants, the essential elements utilised by plants in relatively large quantities are called macronutrients. These include nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium and sulphur.

Answered by  | 23rd Jul, 2012, 07:55: AM

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