What Are the Effects of Fertilizers on Plant Growth?

Fertilizers help soil supply the nutrients needed for healthy plant growth. Nutrients in fertilizer support proper cell-wall development, photosynthesis, chlorophyll production, flowering and leaf and stem growth in plants.

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Mary Osborne has been an educational quiz writer since 2001. She is the author and illustrator of two children's books and her short stories have periodically appeared in literary journals since 1986. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Central Florida.