Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsBiology · 1 decade ago

Why do plants need sulphur?

If you could explain in a simple form as i don't do biology and some references to good websites would be nice!

1 Answer

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    It is an ingredient in two of the amino acids, methionine and cysteine. So, plants (and all other life forms) need sulfur to make virtually every protein.

    There are also a variety of other sulfur-containing compounds, but these vary somewhat among different forms of life

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