Nanotechnology in the Agri-Food Sector: Implications for the Future
Copyright © 2011 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
Editor(s): Lynn J. Frewer, Willem Norde, Arnout Fischer, Frans Kampers
Published Online: 7 APR 2011 10:44AM EST
Print ISBN: 9783527330607
Online ISBN: 9783527634798
About this Book
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.