Biology Question #660
Nilakshan, a 14 year old male from Toronto asks on February 15, 2002,
What is the effect of calcium on plant growth?
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answered on February 15, 2002
Calcium, an essential part of plant cell wall structure, provides for normal transport and retention of other elements as well as strength in the plant. It is also thought to counteract the effect of alkali salts and organic acids within a plant.
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