Contains review articles on the latest evidence-based scientific knowledge and future insights on industrial hemp uses
Discusses applications in sustainable agriculture, patents, and green materials for diversified and innovative uses
Covers application of hemp-derived materials for eco-friendly construction and wastewater treatment/water purification
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Table of contents (11 chapters)
About this book
The book reviews complete patent literature on hemp from the publication of the first patent in 1856 till the end of 2020, providing an excellent insight into hemp’s business growth and future potential for industrial applications along with region- and sector-wise patenting activity concerning industrial hemp. In addition, articles describe the applications of hemp-derived green materials for building construction, wastewater treatment, and water purification.
The book will be useful as a reference book for students, researchers, farmers, business houses, and individuals interested in industrial hemp for commercial aspects, sustainable development, farming, and other hemp-derived innovative products.
- Industrial hemp
- Hemp fabrics
- Hemp products
- Hemp farming
- Hemp biocomposites
- Hemp in construction
Editors and Affiliations
Department of Environmental Engineering and Management, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taichung, Taiwan
Dinesh Chandra Agrawal
QLEAP Academy, Pune, India
Department of Drug Discovery and Development, Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn Univ, Auburn, USA
About the editors
Dr. Dinesh Chandra Agrawal, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Environmental Engineering & Management and the Department of Applied Chemistry, Chaoyang University of Technology (CYUT), Taiwan. In 2013, he superannuated as a chief scientist and professor of biological sciences after serving for more than 31 years in the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. He has about 40 years of research experience in plant biotechnology of diverse species, including medicinal plants and mushrooms, and has more than 200 publications, including six books (four by Springer Nature). Professor Agrawal was awarded several prestigious fellowships, including the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (Germany), Visiting Scientist to Mississippi State University (USA), British Council Scholar (UK), and European Research Fellow (UK). Since 2016, Professor Agrawal has been serving as associate editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Applied Science and Engineering (Scopus).
Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Ph.D., is a co-founder and executive director of QLEAP Academy, India; former chief scientist and head of Tata Chemicals Innovation Centre, Pune, India; and former head of Catalysis Division, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune. He has received several awards like the Eminent Scientist Award of the Catalysis Society of India, Chem-Con Distinguished Scientist, Dr. K.G. Naik Gold Medal for Excellence in Chemical Sciences and Technology, Best Scientist of the Year Award of NCL Research Foundation, and Young Scientist Award (Bhattacharya Medal) of the Catalysis Society of India. His areas of interest and expertise include zeolites, catalysis, biosynthesis of nanomaterials, cannabis/hemp, environment, and sustainability. He has approximately 180 papers published in scientific journals and more than 65 patents to his credit. He is/has been a member of the editorial boards of Applied Catalysis-A, Advances in Nano-porous Materials and Pollution Research. He has guided approximately 20 Ph.D. and M.Tech. students.
Dr. Muralikrishnan Dhanasekaran is a professor at Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn University, USA. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata, India, and then received his postdoctoral training from renowned scientists Dr. Manuchair Ebadi (University of North Dakota) and Dr. Bala Manyam (Scott & White Clinic/Texas A&M, USA). Dr. Dhanasekaran’s research areas are pharmacology, neuroscience, toxicology, dietary, natural products, and the development of drugs/compounds targeting Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Dhanasekaran completed the New Investigator Research Grant from Alzheimer’s Association, several Auburn University grants, and several other research projects from a pharmaceutical company. Dr. Dhanasekaran has guided 16 students (as a mentor) and currently has 5 graduate students under his leadership, and he has trained more than 50 undergraduate students in his lab. Dr. Dhanasekaran has received several teaching awards from Auburn University. He has published more than 200 scientific abstracts, 103 peer-reviewed publications, 2 books, and several book chapters.
Book Title: Cannabis/Hemp for Sustainable Agriculture and Materials
Editors: Dinesh Chandra Agrawal, Rajiv Kumar, Muralikrishnan Dhanasekaran
Publisher: Springer Singapore
eBook Packages: Biomedical and Life Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences (R0)
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2022
Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-16-8777-8Published: 09 April 2022
Softcover ISBN: 978-981-16-8780-8Due: 23 April 2023
eBook ISBN: 978-981-16-8778-5Published: 08 April 2022
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XVII, 325
Number of Illustrations: 1 b/w illustrations
Topics: Agronomy, Sustainability, Plant Science, Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering