Acta Scientific Agriculture

Conceptual PaperVolume 2 Issue 3

Synthesis of Nanoparticles and their Application in Agriculture

Ashish Khandelwal1* and Ritika Joshi2

1Scientist, Division of Agricultural Chemicals, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India
2Research Scholar, Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India

*Corresponding Author: Ashish Khandelwal, Scientist, Division of Agricultural Chemicals, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India.

Received: January 02, 2018; Published: February 03, 2018

Citation: Ashish Khandelwal and Ritika Joshi. “Synthesis of Nanoparticles and their Application in Agriculture". Acta Scientific Agriculture 2.3 (2018).

Abstract

  A nanoparticle is a microscopic particle with at least one dimension ranges between 1 - 100 nm. Nanoparticles are different from bulk particles in terms of their physical, chemicals and biological properties. Nanoparticles in their different size acts differently sometime it can be used as crop protectants or sometime it can be used as fluorescent compounds and their application can be used in sensor development. Nanotechnology has become boon and its wide application in the field of agriculture increasing day by day. Still, guidelines for application of it’s in environment is in the pipeline.

Keywords: Nanoparticles; Nanotechnology; Agriculture

Copyright: © 2018 Ashish Khandelwal and Ritika Joshi. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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