How Rice is Preserving History and Rethinking Nutrition Science

From PBS Terra.

Hungry Planet showcases how scientists and communities are working to keep food on our plates for generations to come. In this episode, Niba visits Charleston, South Carolina, where she learns how Carolina Gold Rice became a staple of the U.S. thanks to the Gullah/Geechee community. Niba also talks to Dr. Terri Long to explore how her research on iron uptake in plants could fight malnutrition and anemia by revealing a path toward creating staple crops like rice that contain more iron.

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Luana Graves Sellars
Rollen Chalmers
Akua Page
Dr. Terri Long

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National Science Foundation – Grant No. 2120006

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