micronutrient

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micronutrient

[¦mī·krō′nü·trē·ənt]
(biochemistry)
An element required by animals or plants in small amounts.
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Pat James, CEO of Micronutrients said: In Nutreco we have found a good steward for our business, which has grown at a fast rate in the US in recent years.
Presently, the chelated iron agricultural micronutrient market is mainly driven by factors such as poor soil quality, increasing demand for quality food and government support to farmers in procuring high-grade fertilizers.
Under the initiative launched by State Government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in collaboration with World Food Programme (WFP) and Micronutrient Initiative, around 65% of the population which are 2.
Research: Maternal micronutrient deficiencies may adversely affect fetal and infant health, yet there is insufficient evidence of effects on these outcomes to guide antenatal micronutrient supplementation in South Asia.
Clinicians did not find differences between the groups using ADHD-rating scales, however rated those receiving micronutrients as more improved than placebo both globally and on ADHD symptoms.
These early exchanges of expertise about hidden hunger laid the foundations for what she calls the micronutrient turn, or the framing of food insecurity as an issue of micronutrient deficiencies, during the 1990s.
The micronutrients application increased (23%-30%) and (100%-61%) at the first and second season on Caryophyllene [beta] and Citronellal, respectively, compared with the control.
Dr Paul Cross, of Bangor University, said: "Even in the UK, tests suggest that soils are becoming depleted of micronutrients, although not yet by enough to limit crop yields.
Chef Shedric Wallace says yes in his newly released book, The MicroNutrient Solution.
In younger men, however, a higher intake of micronutrients didn't improve their sperm DNA.
To make sure plants take up sufficient quantities of the micronutrients they need, growers use fertilizers formulated with chelating agents.
The daily dose of the micronutrient supplement C is two tablets (as opposed to one for the other supplements), thus the values shown here represent the weight and amount of the micronutrients in that dose.