Tag: Asia

13C Natural Abundance of Serum Retinol Is a Novel Biomarker for Evaluating Provitamin A Carotenoid-Biofortified Maize Consumption in Male Mongolian Gerbils

Authors: Gannon, B.; Pungarcher, I.; Mourao, L.; Davis, C.R.; Simon, P.; Pixley, K.V.; Tanumihardjo, S.A. Published in: The Journal of Nutrition, July 2016, vol. 146, p. 1290-1297 Background: Crops such as maize, sorghum, and millet are being biofortified with provitamin A carotenoids to ensure adequate...

Nutrient management and use efficiency in wheat systems of South Asia

Published in Advances in Agronomy  125 : 171-259, 2014 Jat, M.L.; Bijay-Singh; Gerard, B. With the advent of Green Revolution era in the mid-1960s, high-yielding wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties and chemical fertilizers were introduced in South Asia. Fertilizer consumption is continuously...
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