Review on Nanotechnology in Organic Fertilizers: A Sustainable Agricultural Revolution

Venkateswarlu Yedoti

Green tech biosciences India Private Limited, Chitvel, Annamayya District-516128, India.

N. Supraja

Department of biotechnology, Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore-632001, India.

Kiranmai Chadipiralla *

Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore-524324, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Nanotechnology has emerged as a promising frontier in agriculture, offering innovative solutions to enhance the efficiency and sustainability of organic fertilizers. Organic farming practices, known for their environmental benefits and reduced chemical inputs, often face challenges in nutrient delivery and crop yield optimization. The global agricultural industry faces increasing challenges in feeding a growing population while minimizing environmental impacts. In this context, nanotechnology has emerged as a transformative tool in the development of organic fertilizers. This abstract provides a concise overview of the application of nanotechnology in organic fertilizers, highlighting its potential to revolutionize sustainable agriculture. However, the utilization of nanotechnology in organic fertilizers also raises concerns regarding potential environmental and health risks associated with nanoparticles. Careful research, regulation, and risk assessment before approval of any nanotechnology-based agri-product. This includes evaluating the toxicity of the nanomaterials used, the potential for environmental release, and the impact on human health are essential to ensure the safe and responsible application of nanomaterial’s in agriculture.

Keywords: Nanotechnology, nanoparticles, nutrient delivery


How to Cite

Yedoti, V., Supraja , N., & Chadipiralla , K. (2024). Review on Nanotechnology in Organic Fertilizers: A Sustainable Agricultural Revolution. International Journal of Plant & Soil Science, 36(6), 10–17. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijpss/2024/v36i64601

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