Earlier consumption and less processing makes sweetcorn a better source of dietary zinc.
Biofortification is a growing field of research. Philip White dives into the bibliometrics to see what nutrients and what crops are of particular interest at the moment.
This study highlights the potential importance of the combined thickness of the cuticle and epidermal cell wall in the absorption of foliar-applied nutrients.
GM crops can help, not only with the quantity of food produced worldwide, but also the quality. Golden Rice has enhanced levels of β-carotene.