The Importance of Calcium

In this episode, Dr. Steve Petrie explains why calcium is one of the most important elements in crop nutrition, despite the fact that it's commonly referred to as a secondary nutrient.

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In this episode:

  • Human health depends on the quality of the food we eat
  • Calcium is the third most common element taken up by plants
  • Despite its abundance in nature, the only calcium that can be taken up by plants is the Ca available in the soil solution
  • The many roles calcium plays in plants

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