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  • Close up of Plantain in pasture.
    Rights: DairyNZ Published 26 March 2021 Size: 160 KB Referencing Hub media

    Plants and microorganisms take up different types of nitrogen. The main types are ammonium (NH4+) and nitrate (NO2-). Plants use nitrogen for many life processes. One is to make chlorophyll – the green pigment in plants that enables energy from sunlight to be transformed into chemical energy.

    IMAGE: Plantain in pasture. © DairyNZ.

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