Slidecast Avaliable – Improving human nutrition through food systems: studies in China, Colombia and Melanesia

Dr Graham Lyons’ talk on Micronutrient deficiencies, which affect over half the world’s human population. Biofortification may be an important component of a food system approach to reducing micronutrient malnutrition. Agronomic biofortification involves adding such micronutrients as zinc, iron, selenium and iodine either to the soil at planting or as a foliar spray when food crops are growing.

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