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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 4 (2020)

Biofortified varieties: Way to build nutritional immunity to fight against Covid-19 pandemic- A review

Author(s):

Gulave CM, and Kshirsagar AV

Abstract:
Biofortification is convenient, cost effective and sustainable way to incorporate micronutrients into a crop plants. This will help to people to maintain the nutritional status and gain the diverse diet. Biofortification help in fighting against micronutrient deficiency in developing countries, where diets are dominated by staple food crops. Also, apart from this Biofortified varieties are rich in Vitamin A, Iron and Zinc concentrates that can have a measurable impact on nutritional security. Currently, Biofortified varieties will be the immunity booster for the people to fight against covid-19 pandemic.

Pages: 219-221  |  492 Views  166 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Gulave CM, and Kshirsagar AV. Biofortified varieties: Way to build nutritional immunity to fight against Covid-19 pandemic- A review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(4S):219-221. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2020.v9.i4Sd.12007