Potato: Nutrition, Food Security and Agriculture (Volume II) (Hardcover)

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Potato: Nutrition, Food Security and Agriculture (Volume II) (Hardcover)

By Lloyd Gaston (Editor)

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Potato is a versatile, carbohydrate-rich food which is a good source of nutrition since it contains dry matter, edible energy and edible protein. It is also a good source of vitamins such as Vitamin B1, B3 and B6, and minerals such as potassium, phosphorus and magnesium. Additionally, it is a moderate source of iron, and its high vitamin C content promotes the absorption of iron in the body. Potatoes are cultivated in many countries around the world and have the potential to significantly improve future food security since they can be grown in a wide range of agroclimatic conditions. This book attempts to understand the multiple advantages of potato as a crop and how it is important for ensuring food security. The topics included herein on the nutritional aspects of potato are of utmost significance and bound to provide incredible insights to readers. The extensive content of this book provides the readers with a thorough understanding of the subject.
Product Details ISBN: 9798888360217
Publisher: Larsen and Keller Education
Publication Date: September 26th, 2023
Pages: 266
Language: English