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First zinc maize variety launched to reduce malnutrition in Colombia | CIMMYT. International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center

Cali, Colombia (CIMMYT) — A new zinc-enriched maize variety was released in Colombia on February 23 to help combat malnutrition in South America. Zinc is an essential mineral that plays an important role in human development but is not naturally produced by humans. Zinc deficiency can lead to impaired growth and development, respiratory infections, diarrheal […]