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HarvestPlus and its collaborators are generating a substantial body of work in both basic and applied research. Click here to access the extensive library of books, peer-reviewed journal articles, and other research publications from HarvestPlus partners and others.

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HarvestPlus also publishes brochures, abstracts, technical monographs, and working papers that can be downloaded from the section below.

HarvestPlus Country Briefs

Created 2015 These briefs provide an overview of the nutritious crops we are promoting, how we work, and key partners in target countries.


HarvestPlus Overview

Created 2015 This is a brief overview of our approach to combatting hidden hunger with more nutritious crops through biofortification.


A Food Composition Table for Central and Eastern Uganda

Christine Hotz
Abdelrahman Lubowa
Cristina Sison
Mourad Moursi
Cornelia Loechl

The pdf below provides information on how the Food Composition Table was compiled and how to use the available Excel files. To download the Excel files, simply click on the link and save the file to your computer. Please contact us if you have any problems accessing the files.

Technical Monographs

Crop Strategies Brochure

Created 2013


How Cost-Effective is Biofortification in Combating Micronutrient Malnutrition? An Ex ante Assessment

J.V. Meenakshi
Nancy L. Johnson
Victor M. Manyong et al

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The Quantity of Zinc Absorbed from Wheat in Adult Women Is Enhanced by Biofortification

Jorge L. Rosado
K. Michael Hambidge
Leland V. Miller et al

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Technical Monographs

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Food-Based Approaches for Ensuring Adequate Vitamin A Nutrition

Sherry A. Tanumihardjo

Natural Genetic Variation in Lycopene Epsilon Cyclase Tapped for Maize Biofortification

Carlos E. Harjes
Torbert R. Rocheford
Ling Bai
Thomas P. Brutnell et al

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Plant Ferritin and Non-Heme Iron Nutrition in Humans

Elizabeth C. Theil
Jean-Francois Briat
Technical Monographs

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HarvestPlus Handbook for Carotenoid Analysis

Delia B. Rodriguez-Amaya
Mieko Kimura
Technical Monographs

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