micronutrients


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mi·cro·nu·tri·ents

(mī'krō-nū'trē-ents),
Essential food factors required in only small quantities by the body; for example, vitamins, trace minerals.
Synonym(s): trace nutrient

mi·cro·nu·tri·ents

(mī'krō-nū'trē-ĕnts)
Essential food factors required in only small quantities by the body; e.g., vitamins, trace minerals.

micronutrients

Dietary substances necessary for health but required only in very small quantities. Vitamins and minerals.

Micronutrients

Essential dietary elements that are needed only in very small quantities. Micronutrients are also known as trace elements. They include copper, zinc, selenium, iodine, magnesium, iron, cobalt, and chromium.
Mentioned in: Malnutrition

micronutrients (mīˈ·krō·nōōˑ·trē·nts)),

n.pl substances such as vitamins and minerals needed in small amounts for normal body function.

mi·cro·nu·tri·ents

(mī'krō-nū'trē-ĕnts)
Essential food factors required in only small quantities by the body; e.g., vitamins, trace minerals.
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If you wish to know if you're suffering from micronutrient deficiency, consult with your doctor and talk about the current status of your health and lifestyle, and then take it from there.
For instance, some[10] reported that foliar application with combination of micronutrients (Cu+Fe+Mn+Zn) produced the highest values of plant height (85.
This approach is useful if the goal is to increase micronutrients that can be directly absorbed by the plant, such as zinc, but is less efficient and effective for micronutrients that are synthesized in the plant and cannot be absorbed directly [30].
Micronutrients is an essential components of several dehydrogenase, proteinase, peptidase and promotes growth hormones and closely associated with plant growth, all these factors contributed to cell multiplication, cell division and cell differentiation resulting in increased photosynthesis and translocation of food material which enhanced the plant spread and is also encouraged due to the ZnSO4 could be attributed to improved root system of plants resulting in absorption of more water and nutrients and its utilization.
The agriculture micronutrients market is segmented on the basis of region into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East and Africa.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global agricultural micronutrients market to grow at a CAGR of 8.
By comparing the growth of plants receiving complete treatments with treatments under omission of micronutrients, there is a reduction of 67% in the growth of Prata Ana genotype and 80% of BRS Platina genotype (Figure 1).
Micronutrients can control or reduce pathogen damage to the plant by direct toxicity to the pathogen or by promoting ISR.
There are four possible ways a person can get micronutrients, first one is dietary diversity or eating balanced food, second is addition of micronutrients to already consumed food, third is artificial supplementation in which one get vitamins and minerals through tablets and last option is biofortification that is most feasible and sustainable.
In this report, the agricultural micronutrients market has broadly been segmented on the basis of type, form, application mode, crop type, and region.
In addition to the physiological changes with aging that affect food intake, it has been suggested that menus are not sufficient in micronutrients to meet residents' requirements [7].
9 billion in national GDP," according to the National Micronutrients Status Survey 2011-12.