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biofortification
Subject Category
E Economics, Business and Industry
L Animal Science and Animal Products
Q Food and Human Nutrition
Definition
An increase in the nutritional value of plant foods obtained through convential crop breeding methods or through crop genetic engineering techniques. This contrasts with postharvest fortification in which nutrients are added during processing.
Definition Source
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Broader Term
nutritive value
Related Term
biofortified crops
food fortification
fortified feed
fortified foods
Spanish
biofortificación
Term Number
192559