By Silvia Bautista-Baños,Gianfranco Romanazzi,Antonio Jiménez-Aparicio
Chitosan within the maintenance of Agricultural Commodities presents a cohesive evaluation of study issues concerning the construction and characterization of chitosan, the advance of coatings and fi lms, its practical houses, and antimicrobial power of this compound on economically very important agricultural commodities. It comprises the modes of motion from a physiological, enzymatic, and molecular point of view, and reviews of the job of chitosan nanocomposites and nanoparticles in organic models.
The first part bargains with the chemical features and practical homes of chitosan and new chitosan-based biomaterials meant for foodstuff protection. the second one part covers a number of features of the regulate completed by way of chitosan on diverse microorganisms affecting a variety of horticultural commodities, grains, and ornamentals, and its modes of motion. The 3rd part explores enzymatic and gene expression induction via chitosan software on fruit and greens; the fourth part bargains perception at the use of chitosan nanocomposites in organic versions linked to nutrients conservation and keep an eye on of microorganisms.
- Analyzes chitosan chemical and sensible properties
- Explores acquiring, characterizing, and constructing chitosan coatings and fi lms for agricultural use
- Presents practical homes, antimicrobial capability, and modes of motion of chitosan from a physiological, enzymatic, and molecular perspective
- Includes organic versions of the task of chitosan nanocomposites and nanoparticles
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