8. Plant Minerals

  1. Andrew Salter3,
  2. Dr Helen Wiseman4 and
  3. Gregory Tucker3
  1. Dr Martin R. Broadley1 and
  2. Professor Philip J. White2

Published Online: 21 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118253649.ch8

Phytonutrients

Phytonutrients

How to Cite

Broadley, M. R. and White, P. J. (2012) Plant Minerals, in Phytonutrients (eds A. Salter, H. Wiseman and G. Tucker), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118253649.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Nutritional Sciences Division, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 5RD, UK

  2. 4

    Nutritional Sciences, Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, King's College London, Franklin-Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford Street, London, SE1 9NH, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Plant and Crop Sciences Division, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 5RD, UK

  2. 2

    The Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, DD2 5DA, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 23 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405131513

Online ISBN: 9781118253649

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Keywords:

  • plant minerals, concentration;
  • mineral nutrition, and appropriate diet;
  • between-species genetic variation;
  • mineral elements, in humans, plants;
  • leaf-MC, natural genetic variations;
  • mineral concentration, breeding;
  • ‘dilution effect’ and crop mineral decline;
  • genotypes and fertilisation strategies;
  • biofortification, integrated approach

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Genetic variation in plant mineral concentration

  • Has the mineral concentration of crops declined due to breeding for increased yield?