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IMPACTS OF AGRICULTURE ON HUMAN HEALTH AND NUTRITION

IMPACTS OF AGRICULTURE ON HUMAN HEALTH AND NUTRITION

Edited by : Ismail Cakmak,

Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Sabanci University, Turkey

Ross M. Welch,

USDA, ARS, U.S. Plant, Soil and Nutrition Laboratory, Cornell University, USA

 

Agricultural and Molecular Genetic Approaches to Improving Nutrition and Preventing

Micronutrient Malnutrition Globally

Ismail Çakmak, Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Sabanci University, Turkey

Robin D. Graham, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Adelaide, Australia

Ross M. Welch, USDA, ARS, U.S. Plant, Soil and Nutrition Laboratory, Cornell University, USA

1. Global Prevalence of Micronutrient Malnutrition and its Impacts on the Health of Children

Peter Brätter, Department of Trace Elements in Health and Disease, Hahn-Meitner-Institut Berlin, Germany

Virginia E. Negretti de Brätter, Department of Trace Elements in Health and Disease, Hahn-Meitner-Institut Berlin,

Germany

Iron Nutrition in Man: Global Perspectives on Iron Deficiency and Malnutrition

L. Hambraeus, Department of Medical Science, Nutrition, Uppsala University, Sweden

Global Importance of Zinc Deficiency in Humans: Its Relations to Malnutrition and Strategies for Its Prevention

Rosalind S. Gibson, Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, New Zealand

Global Importance of Selenium and Its Relation to Human Health

Gerald F. Combs Jr., Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, USA

Global Importance of Vitamin A Deficiency in Humans and its Relationship to Malnutrition

Christine A. Northrop Clewes, Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health( NICHE), University of Ulster, UK

David Ian Thurnham, Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health( NICHE), University of Ulster, UK

Experience with Environmental Supplementation of Iodine in Irrigation Water as a Practical Agricultural Approach to Reduce Iodine Deficiency

G. Robert DeLong, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, USA

2. Community-Centered Food-Based Strategies for Alleviating and Preventing Malnutrition

Brian Thompson, Nutrition Programmes Service, Food and Nutrition Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Italy

Improving the Nutritional Quality of Maize and Wheat for Human Consumption

Jennifer Kathleen Long, Department of Plant Breeding, US Plant Soil and Nutrition Laboratory, Cornell University, USA

Jose Ivan Ortiz-Monasterio Rosas, Wheat Program, CIMMYT-HQ, Mexico

Marianne Bänziger, Maize Program, CIMMYT-Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

Improving Micronutrient Value of Rice Through Breeding

Glenn B. Gregorio, Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biochemistry Division, IRRI, Philippines

Dharmawansa Senadhira, Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biochemistry Division, IRRI, Philippines

Tin Htut, Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biochemistry Division, IRRI, Philippines

Robin D. Graham, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Adelaide, Australia

Improvement of Common Bean for Mineral Nutritive Content at CIAT

Stephen Beebe, Bean Program, CIAT, Colombia

Classical Breeding to Improve Vegetable Vitamin and Provitamin Content

M.E.N. Fonseca, Centro Nacional de Pesquisa de Recursos Geneticos & Biotecnologia(CENARGEN)-Empresa

Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria (EMBRAPA), Brazil

John P. Navazio, Alf. Christianson Seed Co., USA

P.W. Simon, USDA-ARS, Department of Horticulture, University Wisconsin-Madison, USA

The Economics of Plant Breeding as an Agricultural Strategy for Reducing Micronutrient Malnutrition

Howarth E. Bouis, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

3. Influence of Mineral Fertilizers on Nutritional Quality of Staple Food Crops

Franz Wiesler, Institute of Plant Nutrition, University of Hannover, Germany

Jóska Gerendás, Institute of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, University of Kiel, Germany

Burkhardt Sattelmacher, Institute of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, University of Kiel, Germany

Agronomic Approaches for Increasing Iron Availability to Food Crops

Yona Chen, Department of Soil and Water Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality

Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Moshe Shenker, Department of Soil and Water Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality

Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Agronomic Approaches to Increasing Zinc Concentration in Staple Food Crops

Zdenko Rengel, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, University of Western Australia, Australia

Agronomic Approaches to Increase Selenium Concentration in Livestock Feed and Food Crops

G. Gissel-Nielsen, Department Plant Biology and Biogeochemistry, Risoe National Laboratory, Denmark

Umesh C. Gupta, Crops and Livestock Research Centre, Canada

Agricultural Practices to Minimize Nitrate Accumulation in Edible Parts of Crop Plants

Manfred K. Schenk, Institute of Plant Nutrition, Department of Horticulture, University of Hannover, Germany

Plant Based Sources of Proteins and Amino Acids to Human Health

D.Joe Millward, Center for Nutrition and Food Safety, School of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Surrey, UK

4. Molecular Genetic Approaches to Improve the Nutritional Quality of Staple Food Crops

A.T. Chávez-Bárcenas, Centro de Investigación y Estudios Avanzados del IPN., Unidad Irapuato. Departamento de

Ingeniería Genética de Plantas, Mexico

M.F. Nieto-Jacobo, Centro de Investigación y Estudios Avanzados del IPN., Unidad Irapuato. Departamento de

Ingeniería Genética de Plantas, Mexico

J. Simpson, Centro de Investigación y Estudios Avanzados del IPN., Unidad Irapuato. Departamento de Ingeniería

Genética de Plantas, Mexico

L. Herrera-Estrella, Centro de Investigación y Estudios Avanzados del IPN., Unidad Irapuato. Departamento de

Ingeniería Genética de Plantas, Mexico

Molecular Genetic Improvement of Protein Quality of Maize

Michael S. Olsen, Wilson Genetics, L.L.C., USA

R.L. Phillips, Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics and Plant Molecular Genetics Institute, University of

Minnesota, USA

Molecular Breeding of Vegetable Crops for Improved Provitamine A Carotenoid Content

M.E.N. Fonseca, Centro Nacional de Pesquisa de Recursos Geneticos & Biotecnologia(CENARGEN)-Empresa

Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria (EMBRAPA), Brazil

P.W. Simon, USDA-ARS, Department of Horticulture, University Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Genetic Improvement of Cereals with Low Phytic Acid Content

Victor Raboy, USDA-ARS, USA

Improving the Protein Content and Quality of Temperate Cereals: Wheat, Barley and Rye

P.R. Shewry, IACR-Long Ashton Research Station, Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Bristol, UK

Development of Iron-Rich Crops by Genetic Engineering

Toshihiro Yoshihara, Department of Bio-Science, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan

Fumiyuki Goto, Department of Bio-Science, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan

Taro Masuda, Department of Bio-Science, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan

Fumio Takaiwa, Department of Cell-biology, National Institute of Agrobiological Resources, Japan

Engineering of Seed Quality Characters in Legumes

Klaus Müntz, Institut für Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung (IPK), Germany

5. Nutritional Consequences of Using Organic Agricultural Methods in Developing Countries

Kirsten Brandt, Department of Horticulture, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Denmark

Ulla Kidmose, Department of Horticulture, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Denmark

Influence of Organic and Conventional Farming Systems on Nutritional Quality of Food

Ulrich Köpke, Institute of Organic Agriculture, University of Bonn, Germany

Developing Sustainable Horticultural Production Systems for Socioeconomic and Nutritional Development in Asia

Mubarik Ali, Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center, Taiwan







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