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Nanotechnology in the Arena of Changing Climate

  • Nintu Mandal
  • Rajiv Rakshit
  • Samar Chandra Datta
  • Ajoy Kumar Singh
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Abstract

Technological interventions in the changing climatic conditions seem to be imperative in formulating adaptation and mitigation strategies. Nanoscience, the study of matter at atomic or nano (1 nm = 10−9 m) scale can be one of the viable options/ interventions in increasing input use efficiency, effective pest control and drought management in agriculture to address the ill issues of climate change in agriculture. The chapter discussed about the Nanotechnology to play important role in development of intelligent delivery of agrochemicals, development of novel superabsorbent polymers, real time monitoring of agrochemicals via nanobiosensors, increased resilience and resilience of microbes under heat stress which are very relevant in changing climate scenario.

Keywords

Nanotechnology Climate change Impact Mitigation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nintu Mandal
    • 1
  • Rajiv Rakshit
    • 1
  • Samar Chandra Datta
    • 2
  • Ajoy Kumar Singh
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Soil Science and Agricultural ChemistryBihar Agricultural UniversitySabour, BhagalpurIndia
  2. 2.Division of Soil Science and Agricultural ChemistryIndian Agricultural Research InstituteNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Bihar Agricultural UniversitySabour, BhagalpurIndia

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