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Biotechnology for enhanced nutritional quality in plants
(Taylor & Francis, 2013-09)
With almost 870 million people estimated to suffer from chronic hunger worldwide, undernourishment represents a major problem that severely affects people in developing countries. In addition to undernourishment, micronutrient ...
Physiology of metabolites
(CABI Publishing, 2012-02)
This chapter provides an overview of recent research on the effects of genotype fruit development and growing conditions on the synthesis and concentrations of the following metabolites in pepper (Capsicum spp.): antioxidants, ...
Salt tolerance in Solanum pennellii: Antioxidant response and related QTL
(BioMed Central, 2010-04)
Background: Excessive soil salinity is an important problem for agriculture, however, salt tolerance is a complex trait that is not easily bred into plants. Exposure of cultivated tomato to salt stress has been reported ...