Wheat and Barley Grain Biofortification
  • Author : Om Prakash Gupta
  • Release Date : 19 May 2020
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 364
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128184455

Download or read book entitled Wheat and Barley Grain Biofortification written by Om Prakash Gupta and published by Woodhead Publishing online. This book was released on 19 May 2020 with total pages 364. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Wheat and Barley Grain Biofortification addresses topics associated with the alleviation of malnutrition in globally diverse populations via wheat and barley biofortification. The book synthesizes the current trends of malnutrition across the globe, the need for wheat and barley nutritional enhancement and how agronomic, microbial and molecular understanding of biofortification can help in devising significant approaches and strategies. In addition, it includes discussions on potential genetic variability available and their efficient utilization in wheat and barley for molecular breeding for nutrients, challenges and opportunities for bioavailability, and technical advancement for analysis of bioavailability. Addresses the need for wheat and barley biofortification to address global nutrition demands Places emphasis on the current agronomic and molecular understanding of biofortification Discusses the potential utilization of genetic variability Highlights the economics of biofortification over fortification technology