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Biogenic Nanomaterials: Synthesis and Its Applications for Sustainable Development

  • Nitin Kumar
  • Abarna Balamurugan
  • Purushothaman Balakrishnan
  • Kanchan Vishwakarma
  • Kumaran ShanmugamEmail author
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Abstract

Nanotechnology is a promising technology in sensing and preventing pollution due to its nanosized materials and augmenting agricultural production by detecting microbes, humidity, and toxic pollutants. Photocatalysis is an incredible process in nanotechnology to degrade organic pesticides and industrial pollutants into nontoxic and beneficiary product. Nanotechnology jumps into the agricultural fields from the lab, achieving the milestone continuously in different ways. In the present chapter, focus has been given on nanoparticle synthesis and its deployment for sustainable development.

Keywords

Biogenic nanoparticles Sustainable developement Green synthesis Agriculture 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nitin Kumar
    • 1
  • Abarna Balamurugan
    • 1
  • Purushothaman Balakrishnan
    • 1
  • Kanchan Vishwakarma
    • 2
  • Kumaran Shanmugam
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of BiotechnologyPeriyar Maniammai Institute of Science & TechnologyThanjavurIndia
  2. 2.Amity Institute of Microbial Technology, Amity UniversityNoidaIndia

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