What happens when a plant lacks phosphorus?

Answer Plants that lack phosphorus don't grow. Specifically, phosphorus is one of the three main nutrients that give plants a good start on life. Nitrogen promotes above ground growth of shoots that we ca... Read More »

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Why does a plant need phosphorus?

Phosphorus helps flowers, fruits, roots, seeds, and tissue to develop. It helps with nitrogen fixation, to make nitrogen available to the plant. Only nitrogen in soluble form can be taken up by the... Read More »

What does phosphorus do to a plant?

Phosphorus is used by the plant to promote bloom development and to establish roots.

Phosphorus Plant Fertilizer?

Plants require phosphorus in large amounts for adequate growth. A plant deficient in phosphorus will show stunted growth or leaf browning that spreads upward on the plant. To prevent phosphorus def... Read More »

My Chainsaw Lacks Power?

A chainsaw's combustion engine needs to ignite the fuel at a high enough temperature to deliver sufficient power to the chainsaw. Without this power, the chain will not adequately pass through the ... Read More »