Nanotechnology in the Agri-Food Sector: Implications for the Future
Lynn J. Frewer, Willem Norde, Arnout Fischer, Frans Kampers
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 14, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 328 pages
Providing an overview of nanotechnology in the context of agriculture and food science, this monograph covers topics such as nano-applications in teh agri-food sector, as well as the social and ethical implications.
Following a review of the basics, the book goes on to take an in-depth look at processing and engineering, encapsulation and delivery, packaging, crop protection and disease. It highlights the technical, regulatory, and safety aspects of nanotechnology in food science and agriculture, while also considering the environmental impact.
A valuable and accessible guide for professionals, novices, and students alike.
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