Biofortification of Maize with Provitamin A Carotenoids

Abstract

Biofortification, or the breeding of staple food crops to increase their micronutrient density, is widely viewed as a valuable strategy for sustainably improving the nutritional status of some malnourished populations.

Citation

Pixley, K.; Palacios, N.; Babu, R.; Mutale, R.; Surles, R.; Simpungwe, E. Biofortification of Maize with Provitamin A Carotenoids. In: Tanumihardjo, S.A. (Ed.). Carotenoids and Human Health. Humana Press, (2013) 271-292. ISBN 978-1-62703-202-5 [DOI: 10.1007/978-1-62703-203-2_17]

Biofortification of Maize with Provitamin A Carotenoids

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