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Nanotechnology for Agriculture: Crop Production & Protection

  • Deepak G. Panpatte
  • Yogeshvari K. Jhala
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Abhishek Mundaragi, Devarajan Thangadurai, Steffi Simmi Maxim, Ramachandra Mohanrao Pandhari, Jadav Mulji Alabhai
    Pages 1-23
  3. Pitambara, Archana, Y. M. Shukla
    Pages 25-58
  4. Suresh Kaushik, Setyowati Retno Djiwanti
    Pages 59-72
  5. Divakar Sharma, Yogesh K. Dhuriya, Juhi Sharma, Monika Gupta
    Pages 73-83
  6. Mohammad Danish, Touseef Hussain
    Pages 107-118
  7. Agnieszka Sidorowicz, Qaisar Maqbool, Mudassar Nazar
    Pages 143-152
  8. Divakar Sharma, Juhi Sharma, Yogesh K. Dhuriya
    Pages 153-170
  9. Ebrahim Karimi
    Pages 171-206
  10. Soumya Das, R. Aswani, Jyothis Mathew, E. K. Radhakrishnan
    Pages 207-231
  11. Moazzameh Ramezani, Fatemeh Ramezani, Mahyar Gerami
    Pages 233-272
  12. Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji, Deepak G. Panpatte, Oluwasesan Micheal Bello, Mathew Adefusika Adekoya
    Pages 273-302
  13. Balasubramanian Malaikozhundan, Jayaraj Vinodhini, Baskaralingam Vaseeharan
    Pages 303-322
  14. R. R. González-Estrada, F. J. Blancas-Benitez, C. L. Moreno-Hernández, L. Coronado-Partida, A. Ledezma-Delgadillo, P. Gutiérrez-Martínez
    Pages 323-337

About this book

Introduction

The emergence of nanotechnology and the development of new nanodevices and nanomaterials have opened up exciting opportunities for novel applications in agriculture and biotechnology. Nanotechnology has the potential to modernize agricultural research and practice, but although it has gained momentum in the agriculture sector over last decade, there are still knowledge gaps between scientific communities.

This book presents a comprehensive overview of current developments in nanotechnology-based sustainable agriculture.  Focusing on various aspects of nanotechnology in different sectors of agriculture, such as crop production, soil fertility management and crop improvement, it offers insights into the current trends and future prospects of nanotechnology, along with the benefits and risks and their impact on agricultural ecosystems. It also highlights the use of nanotechnology to reduce agrochemical usage, to increase nutrient uptake efficiency and to improve water and nutrient management, and the use of nano-biosensors to manage plant diseases. The book is a valuable reference resource for scientists, policymakers, students and researchers who are engaged in developing strategies to cope with current agricultural challenges.


Keywords

Nanotechnology Soil fertility Crop Protection Plant Pathogen Disease management

Editors and affiliations

  • Deepak G. Panpatte
    • 1
  • Yogeshvari K. Jhala
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Agricultural MicrobiologyAnand Agricultural UniversityAnandIndia
  2. 2.Department of Agricultural MicrobiologyAnand Agricultural UniversityAnandIndia

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