Introduction, Definition, and Classification of Mineral Nutrients.
Ion Uptake Mechanisms of Individual Cells and Roots: Short Distance Transport.
Long-Distance Transport in the Xylem and Phloem and its Regulation.
Uptake and Release of Mineral Elements by Leaves and Other Aerial Plant Parts.
Yield and the Source-Sink Relationships.
Mineral Nutrition and Yield Response.
Functions of Mineral Nutrients: Macronutrients.
Function of Mineral Nutrients: Micronutrients.
Beneficial Mineral Elements.
Relationship between Mineral Nutrition and Plant Diseases and Pests.
Diagnosis of Deficiency and Toxicity of Mineral Nutrients.
Nutrient Availability in Soils.
Effect of Internal and External Factors on Root Growth and Development.
The Soil-Root Interface (Rhizosphere) in Relation to Mineral Nutrition.
Adaptation of Plants to Adverse Chemical Soil Conditions.