Producing more with less : Strategies and novel technologies for plant-based food bioforti fi cation

@inproceedings{Carvalho2013ProducingMW,
  title={Producing more with less : Strategies and novel technologies for plant-based food bioforti fi cation},
  author={Susana Carvalho and Marta Wilton de Vasconcelos},
  year={2013}
}
a r t i c l e i n f o About half of the world population suffers from the malnutrition of iron, zinc, calcium, iodine and selenium. Most of the major staple crops of the world, such as rice, wheat, cassava, beans, sweet potato, pearl millet or maize are often deficient in some of these mineral elements. Hence, increasing the concentration of bioavail-able micronutrients in edible crop tissues (biofortification) has become a promising strategy in modern agriculture , allowing the access of more… CONTINUE READING

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