Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Research Article Volume 7 Issue 2

Nano Emulsion Based Pesticides Formulations-A Bioengineering Perspective

Priyanka Devi and Samuel Prem Mathi Maran*

G.S. Gill Research Institute, Guru Nanak College, Velachery, Chennai, India

*Corresponding Author: Samuel Prem Mathi Maran, G.S. Gill Research Institute, Guru Nanak College, Velachery, Chennai, India.

Received: December 07, 2022; Published: January 11, 2023

Abstract

With the recent decline in crop production, caused due to pests and diseases infestation, crop protection measures using modern techniques become imperative. One of the main problems that is being faced in the agricultural industry is the use of traditional agrochemicals that causes various hazard and have shown a negative impact in our environment. This issue has paved way for researchers to develop newer agrochemicals with suitable and effective delivery systems. The promising one is nano technology which is safe, green and eco-friendly. The use of nanotechnology in plant protection is a promising interdisciplinary approach. The opportunity and advancement in developing nano emulsions based plant shielding materials or nano delivery system for agro chemicals in agricultural practices has been the subject of intense research. The unique chemical and biological properties of these nano emulsions have led to the development of a favourable nanoencapsulated pesticide formulation that has shown slow releasing properties with enhanced stability, permeability and solubility. The recent discoveries in the use of nanoemulsion based agrochemicals has shown that these nanoemulsions are capable of enhancing the solubilty of active ingredients, by improving its stability, bioavailability and wettability properties during its application, thus helping in better pest management. These nanoformulations have also helped in reducing or minimizing risks caused by pesticides to human health and environment for sustainable pest management. This article focuses on basic and analytical information for researchers in the field of nanotechnology especially the Nano formulations in integrated pest management.

Keywords: Nano Formulation, Nanoemulsions; Agrochemical; Properties; Pesticide; Agriculture

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Citation

Citation: Priyanka Devi and Maran,S.P.M. “Nano Emulsion Based Pesticides Formulations-A Bioengineering Perspective". Acta Scientific Agriculture 7.2 (2023): 50-59.

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Copyright: © 2023 Priyanka Devi and Maran,S.P.M. 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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