Magnesium deficiency

From the report “Magnesium deficiency in plants: An urgent problem“, of Wanli Guo, Hussain Nazimc, Zongsuo Liang, and Dongfeng Yang, published in The Crop Journal. Magnesium (Mg) was recognized as an essential nutrient by 1925, and is essential for conformational stabilization of macromolecules such as nucleic acids, proteins, cell membranes, and walls; maintenance of enzyme…

The significance of magnesium for crop quality

From the review “The significance of magnesium for crop quality“, of Jóska Gerendás and Hendrik Führs, published in Plant Soil The importance of magnesium (Mg) as an essential plant nutrient is well established, the impact of Mg nutrition on quality parameters has only been rarely addressed. Photosynthesis as the central process for crop production depends…