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Status and market potential of transgenic biofortified crops

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Figure 1: The global burden of micronutrient malnutrition.
Figure 2: Number of studies on the development and market potential of transgenic biofortified products organized by micronutrient, crop and country categories, and key outcome indicator.
Figure 3: Market potential of biofortified crops.

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  • 14 January 2015

    In the version of this article initially published, Figure 3a had three errors. The heights for bars '26' and '31' for US, Vitamin E, broccoli + tomato + potato were ˜7 and ˜25, respectively; the transgenic (green) value US, vitamin E, tomato was given as '24.5', but should be '40.3'. The errors have been corrected in the HTML and PDF versions of the article.


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De Steur, H., Blancquaert, D., Strobbe, S. et al. Status and market potential of transgenic biofortified crops. Nat Biotechnol 33, 25–29 (2015).

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