Methods of chemical analysis, factors affecting bioavailability, and traditional and molecular breeding strategies for iron biofortification in maize are summarised. The HarvestPlus program and its organization are also introduced.
Xie ChuanXiao; Wang KangNing; Zhang ShiHuang; Li MingShun. Progress in iron bioavailability and biofortification in maize. Journal of Maize Sciences (2009) 15 (1)