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Nanotechnology in agro-food: from field to plate

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Dasgupta, Nandita (main author), Ranjan, Shivendu (author), Mundekkad, Deepa (author), Ramalingam, Chidambaram (author), Shanker, Rishi (author), Kumar, Ashutosh (author)
Format:
Journal article
Publication Date:
2015
Published:
International
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
consumers, food, food safety, history, information needs, public information, research needs, risk assessment, water, water quality, food processing, nanotechnology
Notes:
Discusses varied nanotechnological applications in agricultural practices. Communications aspects cited: Research about the application of nanotechnology is needed to enhance the knowledge and awareness of nanotechnology applications in both agriculture and farming systems for farmers as well as industrial personnel and researchers. The nanoeducation should also connect schools, colleges, research centers, small scale industries and consumers to understand the potential benefits as well as risk and safety aspects of nanotechnology.