Nanotechnology in the Agri-Food Sector: Implications for the Future

Nanotechnology in the Agri-Food Sector: Implications for the Future

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

DOI: 10.1002/9783527634798

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.

Table of contents

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    1. Introduction (pages 1–2)

      Prof. Dr. Lynn Frewer, Arnout Fischer, Prof. Dr. Willem Norde and Dr. Frans Kampers

  1. Part One: Fundamentals

  2. Part Two: Basic Applications

  3. Part Three: Food Applications

  4. Part Four: Nanotechnology and Society

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