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- Trethowan, R., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of cereal science 2007 v.46 no.3 pp. 293-307
- mineral content; vitamin content; wheat; Triticum aestivum; corn; Zea mays; plant breeding; plant nutrition; grain yield; disease resistance; consumer acceptance; transgenic plants; genetically modified foods; nutrient availability
- ... More than half of the world's population suffers micronutrient undernourishment. The main sources of vitamins and minerals (iron, zinc, and vitamin A) for low-income rural and urban populations are staple foods of plant origin that often contain low levels or low bioavailability of these micronutrients. Biofortification aims to develop micronutrient-enhanced crop varieties through conventional pla ...