It participates in the main metabolic processes of plants, contributing to the formation of new parts such as roots, leaves, flowers and fruits.
Constituent of proteins and organic compounds. Supports enzymes involved in CO₂ assimilation processes.
Deficiency – The leaves with symptoms are light green and yellowish-green. In extreme cases of deficiency, plant growth is reduced or even stopped; smaller and few leaves; general yellowing of the foliage, also affecting the veins; reduction in the number and size of fruits, which have a thin, pale green skin and early maturation; drying of the ends of the branches.