Nanomaterials for Agriculture and Forestry Applications (Micro and Nano Technologies)

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Nanomaterials for Agriculture and Forestry Applications explores how major nanomaterials are being specially used in the agriculture, forestry, and other associated sectors. Plants and their products are used for synthesis of nanoparticles as they contain primary and secondary metabolites, which reduce the metal salts and metal oxides into their nanoparticles. Exposure of these particles has been examined for their sustainable role and/or interaction with agricultural crops in terms of growth and yields. Nanomaterials accumulation and translocation have shown interaction with cellular organelles, DNA, RNA, proteins, or other biomolecules; and affect various functions of cell organelles. Application of nanosensors holds a significant promise in monitoring signaling pathways, metabolism, detection of crop/soil diseases, and specific pollutants or pesticides. Nanomaterials have also been used in soil and water quality management. In forestry sector, the nanotechnology is considered as the potential platform, which can transform the forest materials into value-added products, such as smart paper, nano-packaging, coating material, building construction, and biomedical and other sectors. This book is an important resource, showing how nanotechnology is being used to enhance large-scale agricultural and/or industrial application and production.


  • | Author: Azamal Husen|Mohammad Jawaid
  • | Publisher: Elsevier
  • | Publication Date: March 10, 2020
  • | Number of Pages: 560 pages
  • | Language: English
  • | Binding: Paperback
  • | ISBN-10: 0128178523
  • | ISBN-13: 9780128178522
Author:
Azamal Husen|Mohammad Jawaid
Publisher:
Elsevier
Publication Date:
March 10, 2020
Number of pages:
560 pages
Language:
English
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0128178523
ISBN-13:
9780128178522