Biological synthesis of nanoparticles and their uses in the field of agriculture
Keywords:Nanomaterials, Biological synthesis, Environment, Agriculture
During the past years, the world tended to a wide use of nanomaterials in various fields due to their properties that similar materials of large sizes does not have. Nanotechnology is one of the modern technologies that are involved in many fields, including agriculture, as it aims to use technology that is less harmful to human health and the environment. Environmental protection is one of the most prominent applied fields that nanotechnology pays great attention to due to the connection between human health and the environmental conditions in which they live. Therefore, it seeks to prepare Nanomaterials in a biological way, which is one of the easiest, fastest, cheapest and safest ways for the environment. Microorganisms or extracts of plant parts (roots, stems, leaves, seeds and peels of fruits) are used to produce natural Nanomaterials for many minerals, including iron and zinc oxides, as they are essential elements for plant growth, so the study aimed to manufacture Nanomaterials from plant extracts to produce metal oxides, such as iron oxide, zinc and copper and their effect on improving plant growth.
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