Evaluation of the Micronutrient Composition of Plant Foods Produced by Organic and Conventional Agricultural Methods

@article{Hunter2011EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the Micronutrient Composition of Plant Foods Produced by Organic and Conventional Agricultural Methods},
  author={D. Hunter and Meika Foster and J. McArthur and Rachel Ojha and P. Petocz and S. Samman},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={51},
  pages={571 - 582}
}
The aim of the present analysis was to evaluate the micronutrient content of plant foods produced by organic and conventional agricultural methods. Studies were identified from a search of electronic databases (1980–2007, inclusive) as well as manual searches. A total of 66 studies (describing 1440 micronutrient comparisons) were identified. Thirty-three studies (908 comparisons) satisfied the screening criteria which considered cultivar, harvesting, and soil conditions. In studies that… Expand
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