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

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
Wheat
Nutrition
Abstracts

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Natural Genetic Variation in Lycopene Epsilon Cyclase Tapped for Maize Biofortification

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

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Are Consumers Willing to Pay More for Biofortified Foods? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Uganda

Shyamal Chowdhury
J V Meenakshi
Keith Tomlins
Constance Owori

This working paper has now been published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics.

Working Paper
Economics and policy
Uganda

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A Review of Agriculture and Health Policies in Uganda with Implications for the Dissemination of Biofortified Crops

Michael J. Potts
Stella Nagujja
Working Paper
Economics and policy
Uganda

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How cost-effective is biofortification in combating micronutrient malnutrition? An ex-ante assessment

J.V. Meenakshi
Nancy Johnson
Victor M. Manyong
Hugo De Groote
Josyline Javelosa
David Yanggen
Firdousi Naher
Carolina Gonzalez
James Garcia
Erika Meng

This working paper has now been published in World Development.

Working Paper

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Plant Ferritin and Non-Heme Iron Nutrition in Humans

Elizabeth C. Theil
Jean-Francois Briat
Nutrition
Technical Monograph

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HarvestPlus Handbook for Carotenoid Analysis

Delia B. Rodriguez-Amaya
Mieko Kimura
Nutrition
Technical Monograph

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In vitro Models as Tools for Screening the Relative Bioavailabilities of Provitamin A Carotenoids in Foods

Mark L. Failla
Chureeporn Chitchumroonchokchai
Nutrition
Technical Monograph

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Analyzing the Health Benefits of Biofortified Staple Crops by Means of the Disability-Adjusted Life Years Approach: a Handbook Focusing on Iron, Zinc and Vitamin A

Alexander J. Stein
J.V. Meenakshi
Matin Qaim
Penelope Nestel
H.P.S. Sachdev
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Nutrition
Technical Monograph

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Handbook on Vitamin A Tracer Dilution Methods to Assess Status and Evaluate Intervention Programs

Marjorie J. Haskell
Judy D. Ribaya-Mercado
Vitamin A Tracer Task Force
Nutrition
Technical Monograph

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