Biofortification

Improving the NUTRITIONAL VALUE of plant foods by augmenting the plant's environment, by using PLANT BREEDING, or by GENETIC ENGINEERING plants to… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Biofortification is a feasible and cost-effective means of delivering micronutrients to populations that may have limited access… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND The density of minerals and vitamins in food staples eaten widely by the poor may be increased either through… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Cereal Chem. 87(1):10–20 Micronutrient malnutrition affects over 2 billion people in the developing world. Iron (Fe) deficiency… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Zinc (Zn) deficiency associated with low dietary intake is a well-documented public health problem, resulting in serious health… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Producing nutritious and safe foods sufficiently and sustainably is the ultimate goal of modern agriculture. Past efforts have… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
The goal of biofortification is to develop plants that have an increased content of bioavailable nutrients in their edible parts… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Dietary vitamin A deficiency causes eye disease in 40 million children each year and places 140 to 250 million at risk for health… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Zinc deficiency is a well-documented problem in food crops, causing decreased crop yields and nutritional quality. Generally, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Biofortification is increasingly seen as an additional tool to combat micronutrient malnutrition. This paper presents, for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Deficiencies of vitamin A, iron, and zinc affect over one-half of the world's population. Progress has been made to control… (More)
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