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Any substance assimilated by living things that promote growth, including any number of organic or inorganic compounds (nitrogen and phosphorous are important examples) used by plants in primary production.
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Any substance assimilated by living things that promote growth, including any number of organic or inorganic compounds used by plants in [[primary production]].
 
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==Notes==
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The most important nutrients in terms of bulk are carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, with other essential elements including nitrogen, potassium, calcium, silicium, sulphur and phosphorous.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[Nutrient analysers]]
 
* [[Nutrient analysers]]
 
* [[eutrophication]]
 
* [[eutrophication]]
 
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* [[Nutrient conversion in the marine environment]]
==References==
 
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Latest revision as of 13:19, 6 March 2022

Definition of Nutrient:
Any substance assimilated by living things that promote growth, including any number of organic or inorganic compounds used by plants in primary production.
This is the common definition for Nutrient, other definitions can be discussed in the article

Notes

The most important nutrients in terms of bulk are carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, with other essential elements including nitrogen, potassium, calcium, silicium, sulphur and phosphorous.

See also