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Chemical Analyses for Agriculture

  • Sílvio VazJr.Email author
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Abstract

Chemical analyses play an important role in agriculture, as supporting technologies at all stages of agro-industrial chains as grains, forests, pulp and paper, waste and agricultural residues, among other sources of agricultural products. Furthermore, chemical analyses give the knowledge of chemical composition and the presence or absence of contaminants in food and animal feed, and the soil and water quality and their pollution levels. A set of relevant analytical techniques are discussed in accordance with their application in the agriculture.

Keywords

Analytical techniques Analytical chemistry Agricultural matrices Green analytical chemistry 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation, National Research Center for Agroenergy (Embrapa Agroenergy)Embrapa Agroenergia, Parque Estação BiológicaBrasiliaBrazil

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