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Achieving food security through the very small

Nature Nanotechnologyvolume 13pages627629 (2018) | Download Citation

Nanotechnology could make agriculture more efficient and more sustainable, but more systematic understanding of the mechanisms involved is necessary to prove the potential of nano-enabled agrochemicals.

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  1. Department of Analytical Chemistry, The Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, CT, USA

    • Jason C. White
  2. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Nanotechnology-Enabled Water Treatment, UC Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, USA

    • Jorge Gardea-Torresdey


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