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Any substance assimilated by living things that promote growth, including any number of organic or inorganic compounds (nitrogen and phosphorous are important examples) used by plants in primary production<ref>CoPraNet glossary [http://www.coastalpractice.net/glossary/index.htm]</ref>.  
 
Any substance assimilated by living things that promote growth, including any number of organic or inorganic compounds (nitrogen and phosphorous are important examples) used by plants in primary production<ref>CoPraNet glossary [http://www.coastalpractice.net/glossary/index.htm]</ref>.  

Revision as of 13:53, 21 September 2008

Definition of Nutrient:
Any substance assimilated by living things that promote growth, including any number of organic or inorganic compounds (nitrogen and phosphorous are important examples) used by plants in primary production[1].
This is the common definition for Nutrient, other definitions can be discussed in the article

See also

References

  1. CoPraNet glossary [1]