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- Telengech, P. K.; Maling’a, J. N.; Nyende, A. B.; Gichuki, S. T.; Wanjala, B. W.
- 3 Biotech 2015 v.5 no.4 pp. 465-472
- field experimentation, etc ; RNA; beta-carotene; biofortification; cassava; gel electrophoresis; gene expression; genes; iron; leaves; malnutrition; patatin; planting; reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction; risk assessment; roots; screening; transgenic plants; vitamin A; vitamin A deficiency; vitamin E; zinc; Show all 22 Subjects
- ... Cassava is an important food for millions of people around the world. However, cassava is deficient in protein, iron, zinc, pro-vitamin A and vitamin E. Cassava biofortified with pro-vitamin A can help reduce Vitamin A Deficiency among the undernourished communities that rely upon it for sustenance. BioCassava Plus project has developed transgenic cassava that expresses beta carotene in roots usin ...
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