biofortification

[ bahy-oh-fawr-tuh-fi-key-shuhn ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˌfɔr tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /

noun

the process of breeding staple crops to have higher levels of essential nutrients, either through selective breeding or genetic modification: iron biofortification of rice; biofortification of wheat with zinc.

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bi·o·for·ti·fied, adjective

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