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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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 792 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 42.93mm | 1,770g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128042990
  • 9780128042991

Table of contents

1. New Pesticides
2. New Pesticides and Soil Sensors: Lessons from inter-region communication for the development of novel, eco-friendly pesticides
3. New pesticides: a cutting-edge view of contributions from nanotechnology for the development of sustainable agricultural pest control
4. Nanopesticides: Preparation, targeting and controlled release
5. Nanopesticides: a new paradigm in crop protection
6. Nanopesticides: A review of current research trends
7. Regulatory framework of nanopesticides
8. Is Nanotechnology a Promising Field for Insect Pest Control in Organic Farms?
9. Botanical pesticides with virucidal and microbicidal activity; nanotechnology contribution to processing and engineering
10. Present and perspectives in pesticides biosensors development and contribution of nanotechnology
11. Pesticides and antimicrobial resistance: from soil microbiota to animal and human infections
12. Molecular mechanisms of pesticides toxicity
13. Scientometric overview in nanopesticides
14. A Simple Whole Cell Microbial Biosensor for Monitoring Soil Pollution
15. Flow analysis as an automation tool for soil monitoring: from wet chemistry assays to nanoscale sample preparation
16. Smart nano-sensors for pesticides detection
17. Soil Sensors: Detailed Insight into its Research Updates, Significance & Future Prospects
18. Nanosensors for detection of pesticide in water
19. Chemical sensors for soil analysis: principles and applications: from theoretical development till practical implementation
20. Surface Plasmon Resonance Based Nanosensors for Detection of Triazinic Pesticides in Agricultural Foods
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About Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu

Dr. Grumezescu is Assistant Professor at the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, in the Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, with a second affiliation to the Faculty of Medical Engineering, at the Politehnica University of Bucharest in Romania. He is an experienced and oft-published researcher and editor in the field of nano and biomaterials, and he is the Editor-in-Chief of three journals: Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, Letters and Applied NanoBioScience, and Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Bulletin. He also serves as editor or guest editor for several notable journals. Dr. Grumezescu has published 150 peer-reviewed papers, 20 book chapters, 6 co-authored books and 11 edited books.
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