Mainstreaming Biofortification into the Maize Breeding Programme

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2018-03
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Joyce Malinga
John Ndungu
Murenga Mwimali
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-Biofortification is the development of micronutrient-dense staple crops using the best conventional breeding practices and modern biotechnology -International Thresholds set are: -20ppm of becarotene for maize and cassava, -60ppm of iron and 20ppm of zinc for Phaseolus beans (Mayer et al., 2008, Penelop et al., 2006). -Is Kenya ready for PVA maize, is this a demand-driven trait
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Malinga, J,, Ndungu, J. and Mwimali, M. (2018, March 25-29). Mainstreaming Biofortification into the Maize Breeding Programme. [Powerpoint presentation]. Maize Breeders, Agronomists, Postharvest, and Crop Health Meeting, KALRO-Naivasha.
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