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Utilization of Nanoparticles for Plant Protection

  • Rishu SharmaEmail author
  • Sujaya Dewanjee
  • C. Kole
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Abstract

Nanoparticles have wide potential in plant disease diagnosis and as an ecofriendly mode of disease management. Nanosensor, mini-detection instruments could play a vital role in pathogen detection and management of various plant diseases. This chapter is focused on nanoparticles utilized in disease management and possibility of large-scale adaptability of nanoparticles by integrating into present practices, thus avoiding crop loss due to pests and diseases.

Keywords

Nanotechnology Nanoparticles Plant protection Plant disease management Nanosilver 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Plant PathologyBC Agricultural UniversityMohanpurIndia
  2. 2.Department of Genetics and Plant BreedingBC Agricultural UniversityMohanpurIndia
  3. 3.Bidhan Chandra Agricultural UniversityMohanpurIndia
  4. 4.Jacob School of Biotechnology and BioengineeringSam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and SciencesAllahabadIndia

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