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Golden rice : what role could it play in alleviation of vitamin A deficiency ?

@inproceedings{Dawea2003GoldenR,
  title={Golden rice : what role could it play in alleviation of vitamin A deficiency ?},
  author={D. Dawea and Rebecca J. Robertsonb and L. Unnevehrb},
  year={2003}
}
Golden rice (GR) is a new rice variety that has been genetically modified to contain betacarotene, a source of vA. This modification was undertaken as a strategy to address VAD, which is widespread in less developed countries of Asia. Children’s food intake data from a poor rural region of the Philippines are used to simulate the potential impact of GR on vA intake. The potential impact, coverage of deficient subpopulations, and costs of GR are compared to two other interventions, food… 

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