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Nanotechnology for Agriculture

Advances for Sustainable Agriculture

  • Deepak G Panpatte
  • Yogeshvari K Jhala
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. S. Saranya, R. Aswani, A. Remakanthan, E. K. Radhakrishnan
    Pages 1-17
  3. Sudip Mukherjee, Susheel Kumar Nethi
    Pages 37-51
  4. Sahadevan Neethu, E. K. Radhakrishnan, Mathew Jyothis
    Pages 53-73
  5. Lidiane Maria de Andrade, Débora de Oliveira, Cristiano José de Andrade
    Pages 75-88
  6. Ashish Khandelwal, Ritika Joshi, Poulomi Mukherjee, S. D. Singh, Manoj Shrivastava
    Pages 89-100
  7. Parteek Prasher, Mousmee Sharma, Harish Mudila, Beena Khati
    Pages 101-120
  8. Darshan Rudakiya, Yogesh Patel, Urvish Chhaya, Akshaya Gupte
    Pages 121-130
  9. Monika Gupta, Divakar Sharma
    Pages 131-144
  10. Bandeppa, R. Gobinath, P. C. Latha, V. Manasa, Satish Chavan
    Pages 145-159
  11. Josef Jampílek, Katarína Kráľová
    Pages 161-219
  12. Archana Dhole, M. Pitambara
    Pages 241-262
  13. Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Khan Mohd Sarim, Devarajan Thangadurai, Amrita Gupta, Renu, Abhishek Mundaragi et al.
    Pages 263-284
  14. Tamer A. Salem, Nashwa A. Fetian, Nabil I. Elsheery
    Pages 285-305

About this book

Introduction

The emergence of nanotechnology and the development of new nano-devices and nanomaterials open up opportunities for novel applications in agriculture and biotechnology. Nanotechnology has the potential to modernize the agricultural research and practice. Nanotechnology has gained momentum in agriculture sector during last decade, but still there are knowledge gap between scientific communities. This book comprise of holistic coverage about current developments in nanotechnology based sustainable agriculture. It contains sections focusing on each aspect of the implications of nanotechnology in different sectors of agriculture from crop production, soil fertility management, crop improvement etc. It also provides insight into the current trends and future prospects of nanotechnology along with the benefits and risks and their impact on agricultural ecosystems. This book emphasize on use of nanotechnology to reduce agrochemical usage via smart delivery system, increase nutrient use efficiency, improved water and nutrient management, nano-biosensors for management of plant diseases etc. 

The book provides thorough knowledge for dealing with current challenges of agricultural sector using nanotechnology based agricultural interventions. It will serve as reference literature for scientists, policymakers, students and researchers who are engaged in development of strategies to cope up with challenges of current agricultural systems and society.

Keywords

Nanotechnology Soil fertility Disease management Agriculture nutrient management Biosensors

Editors and affiliations

  • Deepak G Panpatte
    • 1
  • Yogeshvari K Jhala
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Agricultural MicrobiologyAnand Agricultural UniversityAnandIndia
  2. 2.Department of Agricultural MicrobiologyAnand Agricultural UniversityAnandIndia

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