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Rice with zinc, wheat with protein to fight malnutrition

Rice with zinc, wheat with protein to fight malnutrition

Rice having excess zinc and wheat enriched with protein and iron, are among 17 new biofortified varieties of crops that have been developed and released for cultivation. These new varieties of 16 different crops seek to reduce malnutrition as they are a source of staple diet rich in micronutrients. These are 1.5 to 3 times more nutritious than the traditional varieties.

from Times of India

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