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The uptake and utilization of inorganic nutrients by the plants is termed


A

Symbiosis

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B

Mineral nutrition

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C

Assimilation

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D

Metabolism

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Solution

The correct option is C

Mineral nutrition


Plants synthesis their own food by using CO2, water, minerals and sunlight. Minerals are absorbed and utilized by the plants as inorganic raw materials for synthesis of macromolecules like carbohydrates, fats and proteins thus mineral elements can also be referred as inorganic nutrients

Biology

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