Describe two important functions of each of the element P, Fe and Zn in green plants. Mention deficiency symptoms of any two of these elements

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Phosphorus § : It forms the constituent of cell membrane protein, nucleic acids, nucleotids, ATP, NADP and energy rich compounds.
Deficiency symptoms : It causes poor growth, leaves become dull green and chlorosis occurs.
Iron (Fe) : It helps in chlorophyll synthesis cytochrome synthesis, ferredoxin synthesis, activates enzyme and activates catalase.
Deficiency system : It results in chlorosis.
Zinc (Zn) : It activates enzyme synthesis. It is a constituent of carbonic anhydrase. This is also a constituent of dehydrogenase.
Deficiency system : Leaves are not properly formed