Emerging trends in agri-nanotechnology: Fundamental and applied aspects

Title:
Emerging trends in agri-nanotechnology: Fundamental and applied aspects
Author:
H B Singh; Sandhya Mishra; Leonardo Fernandes Fraceto; Renata de Lima
Subject:
Agriculture
Publisher:
Cabi Publishing
Description:
The science of nanotechnology - the manipulation, design and engineering of devices at the atomic and molecular scale – is starting to be applied to many disciplines including aspects of agriculture and crop science. This book opens with a brief history of nanotechnology in agriculture, and then goes on to describe applications and how they can enhance agricultural productivity. Topics covered include the biosynthesis of nanoparticles, the ecological consequences of their delivery into the environment, safety issues, how nanoformulations are marketed globally, and the regulation of nanotechnology in agriculture. The book concludes with speculations what the future holds for the technology.
Indentifiers:
E-ISBN: 9781786391452 ISBN: 9781786391445
Collection:
CABI