Biofortification to Improve Nutrition: A Review

@article{Agrawal2020BiofortificationTI,
  title={Biofortification to Improve Nutrition: A Review},
  author={Neha Agrawal and Priyanka Upadhyay and Santosh B. Tigadi},
  journal={International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences},
  year={2020},
  volume={9},
  pages={763-779}
}
―Biofortification‖ refers to enhanced nutrition in food crops with increased bioavailability to the human that are developed and grown by using transgenic techniques, conventional plant breeding, or agronomic practices. Micronutrient deficiencies leads to hidden hunger which distress more than two billion individuals, or one in three people, globally (FAO et al., 2015). These deficiencies occur when intake and absorption of vitamins and minerals are in adequate to sustain decent health and… Expand
Biofortification to Improve Nutrition: A Review
TLDR
Agriculture is enduring a shift from producing quantity of food crops to producing nutrient-rich food crops in sufficient quantities, which will help in fighting ―hidden hunger‖ especially in poor and developing countries, where diets are subject to micronutrient-poor staple food crops. Expand

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