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Open Access Comments on possible contributions of the Philippine agricultural research system to improving human nutrition

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The Philippine agricultural research system already collaborates with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) on evaluation of iron-dense rice lines in areas of mutual interest and expertise, particularly in the field testing of the lines developed at IRRI. High and stable grain yields are required of these lines if they are to receive approval for release. If lines are to be released for their superior nutritional content, then higher levels of micronutrient content and demonstrable bioavailability also need to be established.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: December 1, 2000

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  • Established in 1978, the Food and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB) is a peer-reviewed journal published quarterly by the Nevin Scrimshaw International Nutrition Foundation.

    The focus of the journal is to highlight original scientific articles on nutrition research, policy analyses, and state-of-the-art summaries relating to multidisciplinary efforts to alleviate the problems of hunger and malnutrition in the developing world.

    Food and Nutrition Bulletin's 2012 Impact Factor: 2.106
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