Updated 14 February For my articles on Golden Rice, please scroll down to a list of related publications! Golden Rice is rice enriched with beta-carotene , a provitamin. It was developed to help prevent vitamin A deficiency and its often severe and sometimes deadly consequences in rice-eating populations in developing countries: in these countries many people are too poor to be able afford a balanced diet with greens, fruits and animal products. Unfortunately it is only realistic to assume that large parts of these populations will remain poor and malnourished for the foreseeable future. Rice is a staple crop for half of humanity.
Crop Case Study: GMO Golden Rice in Asia with Enhanced Vitamin A Benefits for Consumers
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Golden Rice: What it is, what it does, and how good it is at doing it
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