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Nitrogen = N
Potassium = K
Molybdenum = Mo
Boron = B
Zinc = Zn
Magnesium = Mg
Phosphorus = P
Sodium = Na
Manganese = Mn
Selenium = Se
Calcium = Ca
Sulfur = S
Iron = Fe
BCopper = Cu
Cobalt = Co

What are mineral antagonisms
Mineral antagonisms occur when one [or more] elements "blocks" or reduces the availability of another element to living organism. This is one reason way tests [blood, plant tissue & soil] may indicate that an element is of adequate levels, but the symptoms of a deficiency remain.

Give me some simple examples

  • High potassium levels in fodder will reduce the availability of Magnesium to cattle.
  • The result is Grass Tetney. Is this Disease due to a deficiency of Mg or an excess of K?
  • High Molybdenum levels in the soil will reduce the availability of Copper in the plant [& animal]. Animals can scour, but plant tissues tests will indicate adequate Copper levels

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