Acta Scientific Agriculture

Conceptual PaperVolume 2 Issue 8

Biofortification of Crops: To Combat Malnutrition

Basavaraj Patil*

AINRP on Arid Legumes, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

*Corresponding Author: Basavaraj Patil, AINRP on Arid Legumes, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Received: June 22, 2018; Published: July 09, 2018

Citation: Basavaraj Pati. “Biofortification of Crops: To Combat Malnutrition". Acta Scientific Agriculture 2.8 (2018).

  The problem of malnutrition can be cured by enhancing the plant nutritional in terms of quantity and quality both. Plants can provide us these vital nutrients, and they obtain these from the soil or their growing medium. Agricultural solutions are the other means of reducing micronutrient malnutrition. Agricultural solutions give a way to enhance the micronutrients directly in growing plants that produce the food products. This can be achieved by one of the following ways: fertilization and biofortification.

Copyright: © 2018 Basavaraj Patil. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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