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Nanopesticides and Nanosensors in Agriculture

  • Rajender Boddula
  • Ujwalkumar Trivedi
  • Ramyakrishna Pothu
  • Mahendrapal Singh Rajput
  • Aditya Saran
Chapter
Part of the Nanotechnology in the Life Sciences book series (NALIS)

Abstract

Nanotechnology is a conspicuous technology of the modern decade, and it is significantly applicable in electrical, electronics, optical, food packing, sensing, medical and energy fields. Similarly, agriculture is also gratified by the use of nanotechnology in the form of nanopesticides and nanosensors with great hope for future sustainability. This chapter covers the effect of nanopesticides, nanoformulations, nanoencapsulation, detection of pesticides, ecotoxicology and current challenges of sustainability that are exploring by the researchers in the area of nanotechnology in the improvement of agriculture.

Keywords

Nanopesticides Nanosensors Agri-technology Nanoformulations Ecotoxicology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rajender Boddula
    • 1
  • Ujwalkumar Trivedi
    • 2
  • Ramyakrishna Pothu
    • 3
  • Mahendrapal Singh Rajput
    • 2
  • Aditya Saran
    • 2
  1. 1.CAS Key Laboratory for Nanosystem and Hierarchical FabricationNational Center for Nanoscience and TechnologyBeijingPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Department of MicrobiologyMarwadi UniversityRajkotIndia
  3. 3.College of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringHunan UniversityChangshaPeople’s Republic of China

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