dietary mineral

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dietary mineral

Minerals required for optimal functioning of the body; dietary requirements for minerals range from molar to trace amounts/day; some–eg, nickel, tin, and vanadium, may be required by some plants or animals, but are not known to have a role in humans
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Analysis of the macro element content in grain and straw under various times and dose of foliar application was performed.
It's difficult, therefore, to differentiate your brand in India by anything except price unless you adopt the strategy of projecting your product as being a completely different "macro element".
Macro and microelements in grains were determined by micro and macro elements ICP-OES method (Thermo Smart D wet combustion method) after performing cleaning, washing, drying, grinding, and final drying operations according to Kacar, (1972).
The application of this principle has led to the idea of classification of society in micro and macro elements as right vs left, secular vs Islamists, etc.
These results showed that the concentrations of macro elements in donkey milk samples were lower than those found out for goat and sheep milk samples.
Research studies have reported that dates are rich in macro elements mainly potassium, phosphorous, calcium, chlorine and magnesium and have appreciable quantities of micro elements essentially iron, manganese, copper and zinc.
Minerals from the soil are transported through the root system to the honey plant, moving on to nectar, and from there to honey; therefore, the proportion of macro elements, particularly Ca, Mg, Mn, and Na, is influenced by the composition of soil, which is geochemically and geologically determined [17].
Table salt is important biologically because of provision of two important macro elements sodium and chloride to living systems (Lindgren, 1922).
Sulphur is an imperative nutrient for best plant growth: it is one of the fundamental macro elements essential for better plant growth.
The purpose of the current field study was to collect data on dissolved and SS-bound trace metals (Cd, Cr, Cu, Mn, Ni, Pb and Zn) as well as macro elements (Ca, K, and Mg) that can compete in binding to humic substances in USWR from surfaces characterized by different material composition and usage.
Among the macro elements distribution of K in all the raw samples was the highest followed by Mg and Ca throughout the three sample sites.