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Development and Uses of Biofortified Agricultural Products

Edited By: GS Banuelos, Zhi-Qing Lin and G S Banuelos

352 pages, 60 black & white illustrations

CRC Press

Hardback | Oct 2008 | #175229 | ISBN-13: 9781420060058
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About this book

Using a multidisciplinary approach, this book provides new strategies and techniques for the production of bioforitfied agricultural products from different soils. Contributors explore the effects of environmental and biological factors on trace-butrient distribution, alternative biosources, bioproducts produced from phytoremediation processes, and the bioavailability and effects of bioproduct compounds.


Contents

Impact of Trace Elements in Plants on Human Nutrition and Biological Systems. Bioavailability of Trace Elements in Plants in Relation to Chemical Speciation and Transformation. Use of Biofortification in Food Chains for Preventing and Treating Chronic Diseases. Production of Unique Biobased Products from Phytoremediation of Se. Genetic and Agronomical Biofortification of Cereals with Zn for Better Nutrition. A Food Approach to Increase the Supply of Bioavailable Iron and Zinc from Rice. Increasing Uptake and Accumulation with Plant Species and Agronomic Practices. Biomedicine Capabilities in Plants. Improving Micronutrient Value of Rice Through Breeding. Breeding Crops for the Improvement of Human Nutrition and Health.

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USDA, ARS, Fresno, California, USA Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, USA

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