Targeted Delivery of Pesticides Using Biodegradable Polymeric Nanoparticles by Arnab DeTargeted Delivery of Pesticides Using Biodegradable Polymeric Nanoparticles by Arnab De

Targeted Delivery of Pesticides Using Biodegradable Polymeric Nanoparticles

byArnab De, Rituparna Bose, Ajeet Kumar

Paperback | December 4, 2013

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The brief is the first to focus exclusively on environmentally friendly delivery of pesticides (controlled-release nanoparticulate formulation of pesticides using biodegradable polymers as carriers). The brief also introduces pesticides like Chlorpyrifos and biodegradable polymers like guar-gum. The brief will be extremely useful to the researchers in the field of agrochemicals and will be equally useful for advanced professionals in the field of biology, chemistry, environmental biology, entomology and horticulture.
Prof. Subho Mozumdar, PhD (State University of New York at Buffalo) is currently Associate Professor of Chemistry at the University of Delhi. Widely heralded today as a leading figure in Indian nanotechnology, Prof. Mozumdar returned to India in 1998 after postdoctoral work with Prof. Larry Grossman at Johns Hopkins University. His wor...
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Title:Targeted Delivery of Pesticides Using Biodegradable Polymeric NanoparticlesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:99 pagesPublished:December 4, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:8132216881

ISBN - 13:9788132216889

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- World-wide Pesticide Use.- Pesticide Application in India.- Food Contamination and Wastage by Insects.- Pesticide Formulations.- Trends and Limitations in Chemical-based Pest Management.- Biological Control of Insect Pests.- Management of Insect-pests Using Nanotechnology as Modern Approaches.- A Brief Overview of Nanotechnology.- Nanoparticulate Delivery Systems.- Nanoparticulate Formulations for Pesticide Applications.- Characterization andin vitroRelease Techniques for Nanoparticulate Systems.- Reference.