Micro-elements, also called trace elements, are essential to lawn growth.
There are 6 essential micro-elements in plants.
Their absorption, transport, as well as storage and activity, are conditioned by binding to a protein.
Boron is associated to 15 different functions relating to grass growth. Primarily, cell division, protein synthesis and root development.
Copper assists in respiration, iron, and the formation of chlorophyll and zinc as well as seed maturation.
Manganese contributes to photosynthesis and chlorophyll production.
Finally, molybdenum plays an important role in the metabolism of nitrogen in the plant.
These elements, however, must be well-balanced within a complete fertilization program.