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Novel Approach to Reduce Zinc Malnutrition in Rural Women and Children Through Agronomic Biofortification of Food Crops

This project aims to reduce human Zinc deficiency through biofortification by foliar zinc application. It aims to prove that this traditional and efficient strategy of agronomic biofortification, can be a rapid solution for improving zinc concentration in grain to address the ongoing human zinc deficiency.

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