Signs of Nutrient Deficiencies

Segment: 7. Soils & Plant Nutrition, Standard: Develop and implement a fertilization plan for specific plants or crops. (Technical II.B.3)


Describe nutrient deficiency symptoms and recognize environmental causes of nutrient deficiencies. Understand the interdependence of nutrients and their uptake.


  • Small Group: Give them a picture and have them brainstorm what might be wrong with the plant.
  • A Beginners Guide Video

Teaching Methods

Brainstorming, Lecture Discussion, Demonstration, Field Trip, Resource People, Experiment, Game and Simulations, Supervised Study

Tags: agriculture food and natural resources education, curriculum

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