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- Lung'aho, Mercy G., et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Zea mays; anemia; bioassays; bioavailability; biofortification; breeding methods; corn; genes; genomics; heritability; iron; loci; nutrient deficiencies; phenotype; phytic acid; plant breeding; poverty; quantitative trait loci; seeds; spectroscopy; variance; New York
- ... Maize is a major cereal crop widely consumed in developing countries, which have a high prevalence of iron (Fe) deficiency anemia. The major cause of Fe deficiency in these countries is inadequate intake of bioavailable Fe, where poverty is a major factor. Therefore, biofortification of maize by increasing Fe concentration and or bioavailability has great potential to alleviate this deficiency. Ma ...
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