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Can someone explain Deficiency symotoms of nitrogen and potassium are visible first in:

Deficiency symotoms of nitrogen and potassium are visible first in:

  • Option 1)

    Senescent leaves

  • Option 2)

    Young leaves

  • Option 3)

    Roots

  • Option 4)

    Buds

 
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Potassium Function -

Activates many enzymes associated with K^+/Na^+ pump in active transport , opening and closing of stomata, cell's turgidity.

- wherein

Deficiency stunted growth, mottled appearance, short internodes, loss of apical dominance.

 

 

Nitrogen Function -

Synthesis of amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids, vitamins, harmones coenzymes, chlorophyll, NAD, NADP, FMN, FAD

- wherein

Deficiency causes chlorosis, red leaf of cotton,development of anthocyanin.

 

 Deficiency of nitrogen and potassium causes chlorosis and mottled appearance respectively in senescent leaves


Option 1)

Senescent leaves

Correct Option

Option 2)

Young leaves

Incorrect Option

Option 3)

Roots

Incorrect Option

Option 4)

Buds

Incorrect Option

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