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Cover for Emerging trends in agri-nanotechnology: fundamental and applied aspects.

This book is organized into 18 chapters covering the following subjects: history (Chapter 1); use of nanomaterials in agriculture (Chapter 2); green nanotechnology (Chapter 3); nanonutrients (Chapter 4); enhanced productivity (Chapter 5); synthesis and applications of nanoparticles in agriculture...

Author(s)
Singh, H. B.; Mishra, S.; Fraceto, L. F.; Lima, R. de
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rewinding the history of agriculture and emergence of nanotechnology in agriculture.

This chapter explores the emergence of nanotechnology in terms of the history of agriculture. It regards nanotechnology as an important revolutionary technology that is likely to have a considerable impact on the whole of the agricultural sector, including plant breeding, waste remediation,...

Author(s)
Sandhya Mishra; Fraceto, L. F.; Yang XiaoDong; Singh, H. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Use of nanomaterials in agriculture: potential benefits and challenges.

This chapter discusses the potential benefits and challenges in the application of nanotechnology in agriculture. It discusses the possibilities for various benefits of the use of nanofertilizers and nanopesticides, especially when developed in the form of nanoencapsulated active ingredients. It...

Author(s)
Ávila, D. S.; Garcia, S. C.; Arbo, M. D.; Nardi, J.; Jacques, M. T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vanguard nano(bio)sensor technologies fostering the renaissance of agriculture.

This chapter provides an interesting overview of the nano(bio)sensors as a means of fast, accurate, cost-effective and in-field detection of soil humidity, soil nutrients, pesticides, and pests and pathogens, and thus could support precision agriculture. It regards such capabilities important...

Author(s)
Antonacci, A.; Arduini, F.; Scognamiglio, V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Role of nanotechnology in insect pest management.

This chapter discusses the new and emerging field of nanopesticides. It also considers the possible use of nanotechnology in nanoparticle-mediated gene transfer for the development of insect-resistant plant varieties. It proposes the use of green and ecological substitutes for pest management that...

Author(s)
Deepika Chauhan; Singh, N. N.; Mishra, V. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest management in organic grape production.

This chapter focuses on the development of strategies to manage arthropod pests of organic grape vineyards, such as nematodes, insects and mites, with relatively little use of pesticides. These strategies include biological control, mating disruption and cultural methods.

Author(s)
Kreiter, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Precision technologies for pest and disease management.

This chapter discusses various aspects of integrated pest and disease management with a focus on ways to monitor insects and pests using traditional as well as new technologies, advances in spatial and temporal microclimatic measurement techniques and the role of such data in pest monitoring and...

Author(s)
Khot, L.; Hoheisel, G. A.; Osroosh, Y.; Ehsani, R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648507)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding the business of controlling pests.

This chapter discusses urban pest control business, trends in the pest control industry, pest control tools, sustainable pest control and green pest control. The health effects of human exposure to pesticides are described.

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methodology in pest control - insecticide formulations.

This chapter describes the pesticide formulations and application in pest control. The most commonly used insecticide active ingredients such as pyrethroids, organophosphates (chlorpyrifos and dichlorvos), insect growth regulators, carbamates (propoxur), phenylpyrazoles (fipronil) and...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Shift to integrated pest management (IPM).

This chapter compares integrated pest management (IPM) versus conventional pest management. The marketing of IPM as a value-added service to distinguish it from conventional pest control and attract consumers is discussed. Several points that could be value additions for IPM programmes are...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter

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