J Nanobiotechnology 2021 Mar 26;19(1):86. Epub 2021 Mar 26.
Department of Industrial Environmental and Biotechnology, National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (NIGEB), P.O.BOX: 14155-6343, 1497716316, Tehran, Iran.
The agricultural sector is currently facing many global challenges, such as climate change, and environmental problems such as the release of pesticides and fertilizers, which will be exacerbated in the face of population growth and food shortages. Therefore, the need to change traditional farming methods and replace them with new technologies is essential, and the application of nanotechnology, especially green technology offers considerable promise in alleviating these problems. Nanotechnology has led to changes and advances in many technologies and has the potential to transform various fields of the agricultural sector, including biosensors, pesticides, fertilizers, food packaging and other areas of the agricultural industry. Read More