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1st Edition

NanoAgroceuticals & NanoPhytoChemicals

Edited By

Bhupinder Singh

ISBN 9780815389774
Published December 5, 2018 by CRC Press
351 Pages 21 Color & 182 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book volume encompasses the recent trends made in the applications of nanoscale tools for diverse constituents of plants and agriculture, particularly in addressing the critical issues related to their safety, efficacy, and efficient and cost-efficient development and production.

Table of Contents

1. Applications of Nanoagrochemicals: Precepts and Prospects
Nitin Kumar Singhal, Vishal Singh, Shimayali Kaushal
2. Biosynthesis of Nanonutrients for Agricultural Applications 
Jagadish Tarafdar, Indira Rathore, Ripandeep Kaur, Ashay Jain

3. Scientific Role of Transition Metal Nanoparticles as Agrochemicals 
S Mohana Roopan, Ganesh Elango

4. Nanofertilizers: An Innovation towards New Generation Fertilizers for Improved Nutrient Use Efficacy  and Environmental Sustainability
Anu Kalia, Harleen Kaur

5. Organophosphorous Compounds As Pesticides And Their Detection Using Nanomaterials 
Divya Uttreja, P. Sharma, S. Singh, M. Kaur

6. Nanophytopharmaceuticals: Harnessing the biopotential of phytomolecules for maximal therapeutic efficacy 
Alka Mukne, Swapna Nair, Misbah Momin

7. Role of nanoconstructs in ameliorating chemopreventive and chemotherapeutic potential of plant bioactives 
Satvinder Kaur, Rajneet Kaur Khurana, Ashay Jain, Bhupinder Singh

8. Phytoconstituents from Neem with multiple activities: Nanocarriers for enhancing its therapeutic potential. 
Jagat Kanwar, Suman Chaudhary, Rupinder Kaur Kanwar, Teenu, Bhupinder Singh

9. Developing Taxanes for Oral Intake Employing Apt Nanocarriers Rajneet Kaur Khurana, Teenu, Harpreet Kaur, Kaisar Raza, Bhupinder Singh

10. Nanotechnological interventions for neurodegenerative disorders using phytoactives
Sumant Saini, Charan Singh, Shikha Lohan, Atul Jain, Eliana B Souto, Bhupinder Singh

11. Cellulose based Nanobiomaterials 
Michael Ioelovich

12. Nanotechnology-Enabled Nanotherapeutics in Aged Macular Degeneration: Potential Roles of Phytobioactives 
Jagat Kanwar, Afrah Jalil Abd, Shahdeep, Ripandeep Kaur, Bhupinder Singh

13. Chitosan Based Nano-Carriers: A Promising Delivery System For Bioactives 
Sumit Sharma, V.R. Sinha, Amita Sarwa, Rahul Shukla

14. Emergence of Nano Vesicular Systems for Topical Delivery of Natural Bioactives 
Gajanand Sharma, Kanika Thakur, Om Prakash Katare, Bhupinder Singh

15. Nanotechnology-based biopharmaceutical systems: From laboratory research to industrial development
Rajashree Gude, Sarwar Beg, Harmanjot Kaur, Teenu, Bhupinder Singh, Umesh Banakar


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Professor Bhupinder Singh Bhoop, MPharm, PhD, DSt, FPAS, is globally acclaimed for his QbD-enabled nanostructured drug delivery research work. A prolific writer, he has 281 original journal publications, 16 books, 1 directory, 52 book chapters, 5 patents and 3 technology transfers to his credit. He is on Editorial Board of scores journals too. A widely travelled scientist, he has delivered more than 270 invited talks across the globe, and has duly trained tons of hundreds of scientists from pharma industry on QbD and nanomedicines. He has handled 15 research projects, and guided/guiding 31 PhD’s, three post-doctorates and 55 postgraduate scholars. Currently, he is serving as Founder-Coordinator of UGC Centre for Excellence in Nano Biomedical Applications, and Coordinator, UGC Centre of Advanced Studies (Pharmaceutical Sciences), both at Panjab University, Chandigarh.