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  • Rajkumar Uttamrao Zunjare, Firoz Hossain, +6 authors Hari Shankar Gupta
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Front. Plant Sci.
  • 2018 (First Published: 20 February 2018)
  • Traditional yellow maize though contains high kernel carotenoids, the concentration of provitamin A (proA) is quite low (<2 μg/g), compared to recommended level (15 μg/g). It also possesses poorContinue Reading
  • Rajkumar Uttamrao Zunjare, Firoz Hossain, +5 authors Hari Shankar Gupta
  • Biology
  • 2017 (First Published: 1 December 2017)
  • Vitamin A deficiency is one of the major health problems worldwide. Traditional yellow maize possesses very low provitamin A (proA) concentration in endosperm. The influence of rare alleles ofContinue Reading
  • Konsam Sarika, Firoz Hossain, +6 authors Hari Shankar Gupta
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Plant science : an international journal of…
  • 2018 (First Published: 1 July 2018)
  • The improvement of protein quality in maize so far has been based on recessive opaque2 (o2) mutant that along with endosperm-modifiers led to development of quality protein maize (QPM). RecentContinue Reading
  • Rajkumar Uttamrao Zunjare, Rashmi Chhabra, Firoz Hossain, Vignesh Muthusamy, Aanchal Baveja, Hari Shanker Gupta
  • Biology
  • Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • 2017 (First Published: 6 November 2017)
  • Vitamin A deficiency is a widely prevalent health disorder among millions of people worldwide. Introgression of crtRB1 and lcyE favourable alleles that enhance concentration of provitamin A in maizeContinue Reading
  • Brijesh Mehta, Firoz Hossain, +4 authors Hari Shankar Gupta
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants
  • 2017 (First Published: 1 April 2017)
  • Sweet corn has recently experienced sharp rise in demand worldwide. Recessive sugary1 (su1) and shrunken2 (sh2) that enhances kernel sweetness have been abundantly used in sweet corn breeding.Continue Reading
    Vitamin A deficiency in humans is a widespread health problem. Quality protein maize (QPM) is a popular food rich in lysine and tryptophan, but poor in provitamin A (proA). Here, we report theContinue Reading