Nutrition through biofortification

Synopsis: Malnutrition is a serious problem for India. Biofortification can help us address it Introduction Malnutrition is still rampant in India despite it being the world’s top or second-largest producer of most food items, such as staple cereals, pulses, fruit, vegetables, and milk. Biofortification can be a helpful tool in alleviating this problem. What is… Continue reading Nutrition through biofortification

Madhuban Gajar

News:A farmer Scientist from Gujarat has been awarded Padma Shri for developing Madhuban Gajar- a biofortified carrot variety. Facts: Benefits: High yielding, Highest carotene content, Deep red color, long size and longer shelf life. Additional Facts: Biofortification:It is the process by which the nutritional quality of food crops is improved through agronomic practices, conventional plant… Continue reading Madhuban Gajar