Praharaj, C S

Biofortification of Food Crops

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Table of contents

Part I. Biofortification for Health and Nutrition

1. Biofortification: Introduction, Approaches, Limitations, and Challenges
Ummed Singh, C S Praharaj, S. K. Chaturvedi, Abhishek Bohra

2. Global Poverty, Hunger, and Malnutrition: A Situational Analysis
Purushottam Sharma, Sudhakar Dwivedi, Deepak Singh

3. Zinc in Crops and Human Health
Soumitra Das, Andrew Green

4. Food Legumes for Nutritional Security and Health Benefits
N P Singh, Aditya Pratap

5. Biofortification of Food Legumes and Bioavailability of Nutrients
Jagdish Singh

6. Nutritional Benefits of Winter Pulses with Special Emphasis on Peas and Rajmash
A. K. Parihar, Abhishek Bohra, G. P. Dixit

7. Nutritional Benefits of Pigeonpea
I. P. Singh

Part II. Biofortification Through Biotechnology and Breeding Tools

8. Enriching Nutrient Density in Staple Crops Using Modern “-Omics” Tools
Abhishek Bohra, Uday Chand Jha, Sushil Kumar

9. Transgenic Strategies Towards Nutritional Enrichment of Crops
A. Das, S. Thakur, K. R. Soren, S. Datta, N P Singh

10. Genomics-Enabled Breeding for Enhancing Micronutrients in Crops
K. R. Soren, P. S. Shanmugavadivel, Priyanka Gangwar, Pallavi Singh, A. Das, N P Singh

11. Zinc Transporter: Mechanism for Improving Zn Availability
Lalit Kumar, Nand Lal Meena, Ummed Singh

12. Biofortification Through Breeding Interventions in Lentil
Jitendra Kumar, Rohit Kant, Syed Mohd Quatadah, Shiv Kumar, Ashutosh Sarker

Part III. Biofortification with Improved Agronomy

13. Soil Factors Associated with Micronutrient Acquisition in Crops- Biofortification Perspective
Anil Kumar, Anil K. Choudhary, Vijay Pooniya, Vinod K. Suri, Ummed Singh

14. Nutrient Mining: Addressing the Challenges to Soil Resources and Food Security
Kaushik Majumdar, Saroj Kumar Sanyal, Sudarshan Kumar Dutta, T. Satyanarayana, V. K. Singh

15. Improving Protein Density in Food Legumes Through Agronomic Interventions
C S Praharaj, Ummed Singh, S S Singh, Narendra Kumar

16. Micronutrient Deficiencies in Humans and Animals: Strategies for Their Improvement
Anshu Rahal, Yashbir Singh Shivay

17. Micronutrient Fertilizers for Zinc and Iron Enrichment in Major Food Crops: A Practicable Strategy
Yashbir Singh Shivay, Rajendra Prasad, Ummed Singh

18. Soil Test Crop Response: Concepts and Components for Nutrient Use Efficiency Enhancement
S. R. Singh

Part IV. Biofortification Through Soil-Plant Interactions

19. Biofortification with Microorganisms: Present Status and Future Challenges
Radha Prasanna, Lata Nain, Anuj Rana, Yashbir Singh Shivay

20. Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria in Nutrient Enrichment: Current Perspectives
Poonam Sharma, K. C. Kumawat, Sabhjeet Kaur

21. Role of Phytosiderophores in Acquisition of Iron and Other Micronutrients in Food Legumes
Lalit Kumar, Nand Lal Meena, Ummed Singh

22. Selenium Bioavailability Through Microbes
Santhappan Paulraj, M. Senthil Kumar

23. Physiological Processes Toward Movement of Micronutrients from Soil to Seeds in Biofortification Perspectives
P. S. Basu

Part V. Biofortification for Value Addition and Novelty

24. Antinutrients Restraining Biofortification
R. P. Srivastava

25. Nutritional Enhancers/Promoters in Biofortification
Nand Lal Meena, Om Prakash Gupta, Susheel Kumar Sharma

26. High Beta-Carotene Rice in Asia: Techniques and Implications
S. K. Dash, K. K. Sahoo, K. Chattopadhyay, L. Behera, S. K. Pradhan, K. A. Molla, S. D. Mohapatra

27. Biofortified Wheat for Mitigating Malnutrition
Hari Ram, Satpal Singh, Neha Gupta, Balwinder Kumar

28. Specialty Corn for Nutritional Security and Dietary Diversification
C. M. Parihar, Bhupender Kumar, S. L. Jat, A. K. Singh, M. L. Jat, V. Chaudhary, Sain Dass

29. Biofortification of Pearl Millet for Nutritional Enrichment
Meenakshi Chaudhary, D. Singh

30. Biofortification for Nutrient-Rich Millets
A. C. Shivran

31. Pre- and Post-harvest Management of Physical and Nutritional Quality of Pulses
Aditya Pratap, Suhel Mehandi, Vankat Raman Pandey, Nupur Malviya, P. K. Katiyar

32. Enriched Potato for Mitigating Hidden Hunger
Rajiv, Prashant Govindrao Kawar

Part VI. Biofortification with Futuristic Challenges and Approaches

33. Nutri-farms for Mitigating Malnutrition in India
Purushottam, S. K. Singh, Riyaj Uddeen

34. Biofortification: Pathway Ahead and Future Challenges
S S Singh, K. K. Hazra, C S Praharaj, Ummed Singh

Keywords: Chemistry, Food Science, Nutrition, Plant Sciences, Agriculture, Public Health

Publication year
1st ed. 2016
Natural Sciences
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