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Integrated Approach of Agri-nanotechnology: Recent Developments, Challenges and Future Trends

  • Prekshi Garg
  • Neha Srivastava
  • Prachi SrivastavaEmail author
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Abstract

Nanotechnology is a very rousing area in the field of science and technology, which has multifaceted role in agriculture field. It is a branch of nanoscience that deals with the applications of nanomaterials and nanoparticles and provides ability to design a new material and product with improved quality, new advanced devices, smart medicine and sensors that play a promising role in agriculture and healthcare. Nanotechnology along with bioinformatics and biotechnology plays a significant part in the advancement of agriculture field. The amalgamation of these two branches helps in building tools and devices that are used in early diagnosis and treatment of plant diseases; improving the absorption of nutrients, site-specific delivery of active constituents and water treatment processes; controlling the chemical damages; and enhancing the crop quality and yield. Besides this, nanotechnology increases the production rate with low cost as well as non-toxic effect on living being and environment. The present review focusses on the various aspects of nanotechnology and nanoinformatics in the field of agriculture. This includes different approaches and applications of nanotechnology and nanoinformatics, especially in the area of agriculture.

Keywords

Nanotechnology Nanoscience Nanoparticles Nanoinformatics Agriculture 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Prekshi Garg
    • 1
  • Neha Srivastava
    • 1
  • Prachi Srivastava
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.AMITY Institute of BiotechnologyAMITY University Uttar PradeshLucknowIndia

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