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Genetic Control of Beta-carotene, Iron and Zinc Content in Sweetpotato

        Micronutrients deficiency is a major contributor to poor health in developing countries. It can be alleviated by biofortification or enrichment of staple crops with micronutrients. Sweetpotato is a major staple crop in numerous tropical countries and is naturally biofortified. In spite of extensive promotion of orange-fleshed sweetpotato varieties (OFSPs), they are poorly utilized …

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