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Explain what is meant by biofortification.

Answer :

Biofortification is breeding crops with higher levels of vitamins and minerals, or higher protein and healthier fats. It helps to improve general health of people by improving the quality of crops.

Biofortification is important because of the following reasons.


(a) It improves protein contents and quality in crops.


(b) It improves oil contents and quality in crops.


(c) It improves vitamin contents in crops.


(d) It improves micronutrient and mineral contents in crops.


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