Enrichment of fertilizers with zinc: An excellent investment for humanity and crop production in India.

@article{Cakmak2009EnrichmentOF,
  title={Enrichment of fertilizers with zinc: An excellent investment for humanity and crop production in India.},
  author={Ismail Cakmak},
  journal={Journal of trace elements in medicine and biology : organ of the Society for Minerals and Trace Elements},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={281-9}
}
Micronutrient malnutrition is a growing concern in the developing world, resulting in diverse health and social problems, such as mental retardations, impairments of the immune system and overall poor health. In recent years, the zinc (Zn) deficiency problem has received increasing attention and appears to be the most serious micronutrient deficiency together with vitamin A deficiency. Zinc deficiency is particularly widespread among children and represents a major cause of child death in the… CONTINUE READING