How is molybdenum useful in plants?

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Molybdenum is a micronutrient required by plants.
1.Molybdenum is an essential component in two enzymes that convert nitrate into nitrite (a toxic form of nitrogen) and then into ammonia before it is used to synthesise amino acids within the plant.
2.It is necessary for symbiotic nitrogen fixing bacteria in legumes to fix atmospheric nitrogen.

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