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Book: Modification of Seed Composition to Promote Health and Nutrition, Agronomy Monographs 51, 2009
Published by: American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America


Can we make a peanut less allergenic? Can we grow a vaccine? Can a seed oil outperform fish oil? Can we develop a "super grain" that conquers world malnutrition? Biotechnology and its advancements offer a realistic means to improve the overall nutritional quality of seeds. Modification of Seed Composition to Promote Health and Nutrition gathers the current state-of-the-art information on biotechnological improvement of seed composition with a primary focus on improving the nutritional value of human food. Chapters included in this book, contributed by prominent scientists from around the world, will become a valuable resource for students and researchers engaged in modification of seed composition.

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