Agrochemicals Detection Treatment and Remediation

Agrochemicals Detection, Treatment and Remediation focuses on the latest research surrounding the detection and remediation of a new generation of agrochemical contaminants. The book defines the occurrence, sources, types and effects of agrochemicals, including herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and soil fumigants in the environment. The book covers both advanced physical and chemical methods for the abatement of these emerging contaminants in environmental media. Environmental Engineers and Researchers will find this to be a valuable reference on advanced processes for resource recovery, including nanotechnology for the recovery of phosphate from fertilizer industry wastewater.

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  • Author : Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Pages : 694 pages
  • ISBN : 0081030177
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Agrochemicals Detection, Treatment and Remediation

Agrochemicals Detection, Treatment and Remediation
  • Author : Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 28 February 2020
GET THIS BOOKAgrochemicals Detection, Treatment and Remediation

Agrochemicals Detection, Treatment and Remediation focuses on the latest research surrounding the detection and remediation of a new generation of agrochemical contaminants. The book defines the occurrence, sources, types and effects of agrochemicals, including herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and soil fumigants in the environment. The book covers both advanced physical and chemical methods for the abatement of these emerging contaminants in environmental media. Environmental Engineers and Researchers will find this to be a valuable reference on advanced processes for resource recovery,

Waterborne Pathogens

Waterborne Pathogens
  • Author : M.N.V Prasad,Anna Grobelak
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 07 February 2020
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Waterborne Pathogens: Detection and Treatment delivers the tools and techniques on how to identify these contaminates and apply the most effective technology for their removal and treatment. Written for researchers and practicing professionals, the book starts with a brief, but readable, review of ubiquitous waterborne pathogens (primarily viruses, bacterial and parasitic protozoa). This coverage is followed by an in-depth discussion of the latest detection and treatment technologies, ranging from Biosensors, to Nanoconjugates, Membrane Based Technologies and Nanotechnology Treatment. Engineers and

Handbook of Research on Microbial Remediation and Microbial Biotechnology for Sustainable Soil

Handbook of Research on Microbial Remediation and Microbial Biotechnology for Sustainable Soil
  • Author : Malik, Junaid Ahmad
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 11 June 2021
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The introduction of contaminants, due to rapid urbanization and anthropogenic activities into the environment, causes distress to the physio-chemical systems including living organisms, which possibly is threatening the dynamics of nature as well as the soil biology by producing certain xenobiotics. Hence, there is an immediate global demand for the diminution of such contaminants and xenobiotics that can otherwise adversely affect the living organisms. Some toxic xenobiotics include synthetic organochlorides such as PAHs and some fractions of crude oil and

Smart Agrochemicals for Sustainable Agriculture

Smart Agrochemicals for Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Katarzyna Chojnacka,Agnieszka Saeid
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 December 2021
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Smart Agrochemicals for Sustainable Agriculture proposes products that fulfill the need for chemicals that provide a sustainable delivery system for nutrients necessary to maximize production of agricultural animals and plants while producing the smallest possible environmental footprint. Over the past decade, biobased chemicals have received significant attention as candidate resource materials in fertilizers and agrochemicals production due to their renewability. Substitution of conventional raw materials with biobased requires a new approach towards development of technology. On the other hand, the

Nano-Bioremediation: Fundamentals and Applications

Nano-Bioremediation: Fundamentals and Applications
  • Author : Hafiz M.N. Iqbal,Muhammad Bilal,Tuan Anh Nguyen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 November 2021
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Nano-Bioremediation: Fundamentals and Applications explores how nano-bioremediation is used to remedy environmental pollutants. The book's chapters focus on the design, fabrication and application of advanced nanomaterials and their integration with biotechnological processes for the monitoring and treatment of pollutants in environmental matrices. It is an important reference source for materials scientists, engineers and environmental scientists who are looking to increase their understanding of bioremediation at the nanoscale. The mitigation of environmental pollution is the biggest challenge to researchers and the

Groundwater Geochemistry

Groundwater Geochemistry
  • Author : Sughosh Madhav,Pardeep Singh
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 16 August 2021
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This book contains both practical and theoretical aspects of groundwater resources relating to geochemistry. Focusing on recent research in groundwater resources, this book helps readers to understand the hydrogeochemistry of groundwater resources. Dealing primarily with the sources of ions in groundwater, the book describes geogenic and anthropogenic input of ions into water. Different organic, inorganic and emerging contamination and salinity problems are described, along with pollution-related issues affecting groundwater. New trends in groundwater contamination remediation measures are included, which will

Advanced Ceramics for Energy and Environmental Applications

Advanced Ceramics for Energy and Environmental Applications
  • Author : Akshay Kumar
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 25 November 2021
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Advanced Ceramics possess various unique properties and are able to withstand harsh environments. The aim of this book is to cover various aspects of the advanced ceramics like carbides, nitrides and oxides for energy and environment related applications. Advanced ceramics with additional functionality propose significant potential for greater impact in the field of energy and environmental technologies. This book focuses on the nanostructured ceramics synthesis, properties, structure-property relation and application in the area of energy and environment. It covers the

Contamination of Water

Contamination of Water
  • Author : Arif Ahamad,Sharf Elahi Siddiqui,Pardeep Singh
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 16 August 2021
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Contamination of Water: Health Risk Assessment and Treatment Strategies takes an interconnected look at various pollutants, sources of contamination, the effects of contamination on aquatic ecosystems and human health, and potential mitigation strategies. The book begins by examining the sources of potential contamination, including the current scenario of dyes, heavy metals, pesticides and oils contamination as well as regions impacted due to industrialization, mining or urbanization. It then analyzes various methods of water contamination, assesses health risk and adverse effects

Food Security and Plant Disease Management

Food Security and Plant Disease Management
  • Author : Ajay Kumar,Samir Droby
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 20 November 2020
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Food Security and Plant Disease Management offers a comprehensive exploration of biocontrol, the latest technologies being used in plant health assurance, and resulting impacts on crop production and food security. Discussing both theoretical and practical topics, the book examines basic and advanced applications of biosensor and nano-technologies, introduces plant disease, including modes of action and their transmission in host plants, then covers factors contributing to plant disease and various means of addressing those diseases. This volume is part of the

Research and Technological Advances in Food Science

Research and Technological Advances in Food Science
  • Author : Bhanu Prakash
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 10 December 2021
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The reduction in nutritional quality of food due to microbial contamination is a problem faced by much of the developing world. To address contamination-related hunger and malnutrition, it is crucial to enforce quantitative and qualitative protection of agri-food commodities after harvesting, as well as to create low cost, rational strategies to protect post-harvest losses and nutritional properties of food products in a sustainable manner. Research and Technological Advances in Food Science provides readers with a systematic and in-depth understanding of

Physiological and Molecular Characterization of Crop Resistance to Abiotic Stresses

Physiological and Molecular Characterization of Crop Resistance to Abiotic Stresses
  • Author : Monica Boscaiu,Ana Fita
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 02 December 2020
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Abiotic stress represents the main constraint for agriculture, affecting plant growth and productivity worldwide. Yield losses in agriculture will be potentiated in the future by global warming, increasing contamination, and reduced availability of fertile land. The challenge for agriculture of the present and future is that of increasing the food supply for a continuously growing human population under environmental conditions that are deteriorating in many areas of the world. Minimizing the effects of diverse types of abiotic stresses represents a

Eco-friendly Functional Polymers

Eco-friendly Functional Polymers
  • Author : Manuel Palencia,Tulio A. Lerma,Viviana Garcés,Mayra A. Mora,Jina M. Martínez,Sixta L. Palencia
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 25 July 2021
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There is a growing demand for strategies to address the impact of polymers and plastics in ecosystems. The principles of green chemistry offer a good source of such strategies. Ecofriendly Functional Polymers: An Approach from Application-Targeted Green Chemistry provides a holistic overview of polymer chemistry, development, and applications in the context of these sustainability-driven principles. It encourages researchers to consider the principles of green chemistry, environmental impacts, and end-user needs as integral aspects for consideration at the earliest stages of

Biofertilizers

Biofertilizers
  • Author : Inamuddin,Mohd Imran Ahamed,Rajender Boddula,Mashallah Rezakazemi
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 03 August 2021
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Great attention has been paid to reduce the use of conventional chemical fertilizers harming living beings through food chain supplements from the soil environment. Therefore, it is necessary to develop alternative sustainable fertilizers to enhance soil sustainability and agriculture productivity. Biofertilizers are the substance that contains microorganisms (bacteria, algae, and fungi) living or latent cells that can enrich the soil quality with nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium, organic matter, etc. They are a cost-effective, biodegradable, and renewable source of plant nutrients/supplements

Ecological Intensification of Natural Resources for Sustainable Agriculture

Ecological Intensification of Natural Resources for Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 06 December 2021
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Ecological intensification involves using natural resources such as land, water, soil nutrients, and other biotic and abiotic variables in a sustainable way to achieve high performance and efficiency in agricultural yield with minimal damage to the agroecosystems. With increasing food demand there is high pressure on agricultural systems. The concept of ecological intensification presents the mechanisms of ensuring high agricultural productivity by restoration the soil health and landscape ecosystem services. The approach involves the replacement of anthropogenic inputs with eco-friendly

Microbial Enzymes and Biotechniques

Microbial Enzymes and Biotechniques
  • Author : Pratyoosh Shukla
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 09 October 2020
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This book compiles the latest research on the multifarious roles of microbial enzymes, and provides an overview of microbial enzymes and biotechnologies. It discusses the use of microbial enzymes in innovative areas like nanomedicine and synthetic biotechnology, as well as the use of starch digesting enzymes and bioactive proteins as biotherapeutics, all of which have applications in modern drug discovery processes. The book also examines the concept of microbial biotransformation and protein engineering, and covers topics such as the immobilization