Vegetables – our most important source of vital micronutrients <ul><li>A 6m x 6m Indian home vegetable garden can provide ...
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Vegetables—our most important source of vital micronutrients

  1. 1. Vegetables – our most important source of vital micronutrients <ul><li>A 6m x 6m Indian home vegetable garden can provide all the vitamin A and vitamin C, and most iron and protein for a family of four each year </li></ul>Vegetable supplies are well below the minimum for good health in most countries Recommended allowance 6m x 6m yields 250 to 350 kg vegetables per year One improved tomato can provide all our daily vitamin A requirements Average of 3 year trials in AP, Punjab and Jharkhand

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