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Title: Nanoencapsulation of pesticides: Sustainable perspective in agriculture
Authors: Madhavi, V.
Reddy, A. V. B.
Madhavi, G.
Reddy, N. B.
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher: American Institute of Physics Inc.
Citation: Nanoencapsulation of pesticides: Sustainable perspective in agriculture / V. Madhavi, A. V. B. Reddy, G. Madhavi, et al. — DOI 10.1063/5.0018027 // AIP Conference Proceedings. — 2020. — Vol. 2280. — 0018027.
Abstract: The concern towards the increasing challenges of sustainable agriculture made the researchers towards significant technological development and innovations in recent years. In particular, Nanotechnology offers potential solutions to improve agricultural production assuring sustainability. The incorporation of nanotechnology as a means of nano pesticides delivers the pesticides appropriately i.e., targeted delivery of pesticides by lowering the indiscriminate use of conventional pesticides. The assets of a nanoencapsulated pesticide formulation are controlled releasing properties with enhanced solubility, specificity, permeability and stability. They provide in-built switches to control the release and subsequent availability of pesticides to be used effectively over a given period of time and their design enables them to resist the severe environmental processes such as leaching, evaporation, photolytic hydrolytic and microbial degradation over conventional pesticides. This review provides fundamental information to critically assess the significant role of nanotechnology for the encapsulation of pesticides. © 2020 Author(s).
Access: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
SCOPUS ID: 85096439307
PURE ID: 20137135
ISSN: 0094243X
ISBN: 9780735440104
DOI: 10.1063/5.0018027
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