New Pesticides and Soil Sensors

New Pesticides and Soil Sensors, a volume in the Nanotechnology in the Agri-Food Industry series, is a practical resource that demonstrates how nanotechnology is a highly attractive tool that offers new options for the formulation of ‘nanopesticides’. Recent advances in nanopesticide research is reviewed and divided into several themes, including improvement of the water solubility of poorly soluble pesticide active ingredients to improve bioavailability and the encapsulation of pesticide active ingredients within permeable nanoparticles with the aim of releasing pesticide active ingredients in a controlled or targeted manner, while also protecting active ingredients from premature photo-degradation. Provides examples of pesticide formulations that contain inorganic and organic nanoparticles Includes general principles and the most recent applications of chemical sensors and multisensory systems for the assessment of soils and main soil nutrition component detection Presents the main benefits and drawbacks of chemical sensors and their employment in soil analysis for further applications Describes current issues of pesticide use, environmental contamination, bioaccumulation, and increases in pest resistance which demands a reduction in the quantity of pesticides applied for crop and stored product protection

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  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 792 pages
  • ISBN : 0128043709
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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New Pesticides and Soil Sensors

New Pesticides and Soil Sensors
  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 07 July 2017
GET THIS BOOKNew Pesticides and Soil Sensors

New Pesticides and Soil Sensors, a volume in the Nanotechnology in the Agri-Food Industry series, is a practical resource that demonstrates how nanotechnology is a highly attractive tool that offers new options for the formulation of ‘nanopesticides’. Recent advances in nanopesticide research is reviewed and divided into several themes, including improvement of the water solubility of poorly soluble pesticide active ingredients to improve bioavailability and the encapsulation of pesticide active ingredients within permeable nanoparticles with the aim of releasing pesticide

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 20 March 2020
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Several nano-scale devices have emerged that are capable of analysing plant diseases, nutrient deficiencies and any other ailments that may affect food security in agro-ecosystems. It has been envisioned that smart delivery systems can be developed and utilised for better management of agricultural ecosystems. These systems could exhibit beneficial, multi-functional characteristics, which could be used to assess and also control habitat-imposed stresses to crops. Nanoparticle-mediated smart delivery systems can control the delivery of nutrients or bioactive and/or pesticide molecules

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 04 May 2020
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 May 2019
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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 26 November 2020
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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 19 September 2018
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Over the past decade, progress in plant science and molecular technologies has grown considerably. This book focuses on plant biotechnology applications specializing in certain aspects of breeding and molecular marker-assisted selection processes, omic strategies, usage of bioinformatic tools, and nanotechnological improvements in agricultural sciences. Most farmers and breeders can no longer simply turn to the older strategies, and new instructions are needed to adapt their systems to achieve their production goals. The book covers new information on using metabolomics and

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 August 2016
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  • Author : Alexandru Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 September 2016
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 26 January 2015
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Since four decades, rapid detection and monitoring in clinical and food diagnostics and in environmental and biodefense have paved the way for the elaboration of electrochemical biosensors. Thanks to their adaptability, ease of use in relatively complex samples, and their portability, electrochemical biosensors now are one of the mainstays of analytical chemistry. In particular, electrochemistry has played a pivotal role in the development of transduction methods for biological processes and biosensors. In parallel, the explosion of activity in nanoscience and

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 September 2016
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Biosensors for Sustainable Food - New Opportunities and Technical Challenges addresses the challenges associated with sustaining the globally increasing demand for food that has been forecast for the next centuries and the immediate need for the food production system to adopt sustainable practices to protect the environment and human health. It provides a comprehensive overview of established, cutting-edge, and future trends in biosensor technology and its application in the agrifood sector. In particular, different biosensing advances are covered, outlining the

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 04 October 2019
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  • Author : Alexandru Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 September 2016
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 31 October 2014
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This book discusses in detail the analysis and monitoring of the most important analytes in the environmental field. It also reviews the implementation, realization and application of sensor designs mentioned in the first volume of this set, dividing the coverage into global parameters, sensors of organics and sensors of inorganics.

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 08 August 2012
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