Food in plants can be synthesised in the form of carbohydrates and protiens .

  • Plants synthesise Carbohydrates through the process of photosynthesis .
  • Carbohydrates are made of Carbon , Hydrogen and Oxygen which helps to synthesise other components of food such as protein and fats.
  • Proteins are Nitrogenous substances which contain Nitrogen.
  • Plants cannot utilise the Nitrogen present in abundance in the air .
  • Soil contains certain bacteria which convert Nitrogen gas into a usable form .
  • These are absorbed by the plants along with water.
  • Even farmers add fertilisers rich in Nitrogen to the soil.
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