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Application of Nanotechnology for Integrated Plant Disease Management

  • Imran Ul Haq
  • Siddra Ijaz
  • Nabeeha Aslam Khan
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Part of the Sustainability in Plant and Crop Protection book series (SUPP, volume 13)

Abstract

Nanotechnology is an innovative and emerging discipline in the field of science and technology. With its broad application, it is now becoming a key part of life sciences, including approaches to target phytopathogens for disease management. Agrochemicals application against phytopathogens is not sustainable any more because of insufficient bioavailability of active and low-impact compounds. Hence, the nature of nanoparticles (NPs), nanoemulsions and nanoformulations make them efficient nanopesticides to target in a very efficient way, showing higher solubility, permeability and stability.This chapter will provide details on this technology as integrated in plant disease management.Antimicrobial action, potential and application of NPs and NPs-based nanopesticides for managing the plant diseases are described.

Keywords

Nanobiotechnology Metallic nanoparticles Nanoparticles Nanobarcodes Nanofungicides 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Imran Ul Haq
    • 1
  • Siddra Ijaz
    • 2
  • Nabeeha Aslam Khan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plant PathologyUniversity of Agriculture FaisalabadFaisalabadPakistan
  2. 2.Centre of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology (CABB)University of Agriculture FaisalabadFaisalabadPakistan

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