Journal of Plant Biotechnology and Microbiology

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Mini Review - Journal of Plant Biotechnology and Microbiology (2023) Volume 6, Issue 3

Exploring the Potential of Plant Transformation in Enhancing Nutritional Value

Plant transformation, the introduction of foreign genes into plant genomes, has emerged as a powerful tool for crop improvement. Beyond traditional goals of yield increase and pest resistance, plant transformation offers immense potential for enhancing the nutritional value of crops. This article explores the utilization of plant transformation techniques in improving the nutritional content of plants, with a focus on key nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids, and bioactive compounds. It discusses various strategies employed to increase nutrient levels in crops, including metabolic engineering, gene stacking, and RNA interference. Furthermore, it highlights the potential benefits and challenges associated with the transformation-based enhancement of crop nutritional value. By harnessing the potential of plant transformation, we can address global malnutrition and promote healthier diets through the development of nutritionally enhanced crop varieties.

Author(s): Mikael Nordinv*

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