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

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Disseminating Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato: Findings from a HarvestPlus Project in Mozambique and Uganda

From 2007-2009, HarvestPlus and its partners disseminated orange-fleshed sweet potato to more than 24,000 households in Mozambique and Uganda to see if we could reduce Vitamin A deficiency--through food. Here is what we found. Read online in magazine format: English Portuguese

Report
Crop delivery
Sweet potato
Uganda

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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Grain Position Affects Grain Macronutrient and Micronutrient Concentrations in Wheat

Daniel F. Calderini
Ivan Ortiz-Monasterio
Crop development
Wheat
Abstracts

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Are Synthetic Hexaploids a Means of Increasing Grain Element Concentrations in Wheat?

Daniel F. Calderini
Ivan Ortiz-Monasterio
Crop development
Wheat
Abstracts

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A Food-Based Approach Introducing Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes Increased Vitamin A Intake and Serum Retinol Concentrations in Young Children in Mozambique

Jan W. Low
Mary Arimond
Nadia Osman
Benedito Cunguara
Filipe Zano
David Tschirley
Sweet potato
Nutrition
Abstracts

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Biofortification of Staple Food Crops: Six Questions

Penelope Nestel
Howarth E. Bouis
J.V. Meenakshi
Wolfgang Pfeiffer
Crop development
Economics and policy
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
Catherine Bermudez Kandianis
Stephen G. Sowinski
Ann E. Stapleton
Ratnakar Vallabhaneni
Mark Williams
Eleanore T. Wurtzel
Jianbing Yan
Edward S. Buckler
Crop development
Maize

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application/pdf abstract07.pdf (167.9 KB)
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