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Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels & Zinc Deficiency -GK Dose

Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels & Zinc Deficiency -GK Dose

[dropcap]R[/dropcap]ising carbon dioxide levels can accelerate zinc deficiency in crops and thus in human consumption, according to a new study titled ‘Inadequate zinc intake in India: Past, Present and Future’ by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Food crops such as wheat, rice, barley, soya, and field peas, which serve as an important source of dietary zinc for…