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a light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group

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Therefore, the present study was conducted to find out the possible involvement of potassium deficiency in maize kernel abortion and the impact of foliar-applied K in improving grain formation during pre-anthesis drought.
Can the reverse by true where potassium deficiency contributes to or causes magnesium deficiency?
Characteristics of photosynthesis and functions of the water-water cycle in rice (Oryza sativa) leaves in response to potassium deficiency.
Caption: A Chardonnay leaf shows potassium deficiency symptoms during the set phase of fruit development on wet clay soils.
Therefore, high levels of serum potassium may mask intracellular potassium deficiency, whereas low serum sodium may mask sodium overload.
He said that Potassium deficiency leaves leaf colour light yellow green, yellow dots appear between veins of leaf, edges of lead turn brown and ultimately fall, smaller size bolls are produced and plants become weaker and fell in case of strong winds or rains.
High-sodium, low-potassium diets are unhealthful for you, but it's an especially bad combination if you suffer from fatty liver, metabolic syndrome, or diabetes--because if you suffer from potassium deficiency, it alone creates insulin resistance (increased insulin need).
A major problem when growing torch ginger plants is potassium deficiency.
Table-2 depicts that percentage potassium deficiency was highest in the low wheat yield category (95 percent) and lowest in the high wheat yield category (approximately 38 percent).
Potassium deficiency induces the biosynthesis of oxylipins and glucosinolates in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Potassium supplements are used to treat or prevent potassium deficiency and are commonly taken by people on certain diuretic antihypertensive drugs, which cause potassium loss.
Introducing potassium-rich foods in your diet, such as parsley, prunes, green leafy vegetables, will help flush out excess sodium and reduce risk of the potassium deficiency and hair loss, she says.
It also may be a sign of an abnormal heart valve, thyroid disease, low blood sugar, anemia, or an electrolyte imbalance, such as a potassium deficiency.
Also, potassium deficiency has been shown to impair muscle glycolysis, leading to inadequate adenosine triphosphate generation and cell death secondary to decreased energy supply (2).