The Mechanisms of Absorption and Nutrients Transport in Plants: A Review

Authors

  • Issam Alaoui Laboratoire des Procédés, Matériaux et Environnement (LPME) (Faculté des Sciences et Techniques - Fès ; Route d'Immouzer, B.P. 2202 Fès-, Morocco
  • Ouafae el ghadraoui Laboratoire des Procédés, Matériaux et Environnement (LPME) (Faculté des Sciences et Techniques - Fès ; Route d'Immouzer, B.P. 2202 Fès-, Morocco
  • Safaa Serbouti aculty of Sciences and Techniques, Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, PB 2202, Fez 30000, Morocco
  • Harrach Ahmed Laboratoire des Procédés, Matériaux et Environnement (LPME) (Faculté des Sciences et Techniques - Fès ; Route d'Immouzer, B.P. 2202 Fès-, Morocco
  • Ismail Mansouri Laboratoire des Procédés, Matériaux et Environnement (LPME) (Faculté des Sciences et Techniques - Fès ; Route d'Immouzer, B.P. 2202 Fès-, Morocco
  • Fatima El Kamari Laboratory of Natural substances, Pharmacology Environment, Modilesation, Health and quality of life, Faculty of Sciences Dhar El Mahraz, University Sidi Mohmed Ben Abdellah, Fez, Morocco
  • Amal Taroq Laboratory of Natural substances, Pharmacology Environment, Modilesation, Health and quality of life, Faculty of Sciences Dhar El Mahraz, University Sidi Mohmed Ben Abdellah, Fez, Morocco
  • Driss Ousaaid Laboratory of Natural substances, Pharmacology Environment, Modilesation, Health and quality of life, Faculty of Sciences Dhar El Mahraz, University Sidi Mohmed Ben Abdellah, Fez, Morocco
  • Wafae Squalli Laboratoire des Procédés, Matériaux et Environnement (LPME) (Faculté des Sciences et Techniques - Fès ; Route d'Immouzer, B.P. 2202 Fès-, Morocco
  • Abdellah Farah Laboratoire de Chimie Organique Appliquée (LCOA) (Faculté des Sciences et Techniques - Fès ; Route d'Immouzer, B.P. 2202 Fès-, Morocco

Keywords:

Plant roots, Absorption, Nutrient, Nutritional necessities

Abstract

Plants need various essential nutrients to survive and to develop adequately. These nutrients are needed in sufficient amount and accessible for plant take-up. Furthermore, nutritional necessities change from one plant species to another and from one plant growth tage to another. Roots transit nutrients further into the plant. It is not uncommon for plant roots to develop in soils with under 3% of accessible nutrients. They need more nutrients including calcium and magnesium, for their normal life cycle, yet these so ils require modest quantities of other nutrients, such as potassium and phosphorus. The accessibility of nutrients facilitates its transfer from soil to the plant roots through an assortment of mechanisms. While, the nutrient transit depends on the mass flow, diffusion and root interception. The paper aim to explore the current state of the art in the world of nutrient transport systems for plant survival. The structures involved, mechanism of absorption, and ion exchange mechanism are discussed. Factors affecting plant nutrient uptake, in relation to the percentage of nutrients in the soil solution, and some characteristics of the ion transport mechanisms that directly influence soil-based nutrient uptake processes are also highlighted.

Author Biography

Issam Alaoui, Laboratoire des Procédés, Matériaux et Environnement (LPME) (Faculté des Sciences et Techniques - Fès ; Route d'Immouzer, B.P. 2202 Fès-, Morocco

Laboratoire de Phytochimie & chimie analytique, Agence Nationale des Plantes Médicinales et Aromatiques (ANPMA) , 159 Taounate Principale, Taounate Morocco

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2022-01-01

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Alaoui, I., el ghadraoui, O., Serbouti, S., Ahmed, H., Mansouri, I., El Kamari, F., … Farah, A. (2022). The Mechanisms of Absorption and Nutrients Transport in Plants: A Review. Tropical Journal of Natural Product Research (TJNPR), 6(1), 8–14. Retrieved from https://tjnpr.org/index.php/home/article/view/174

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