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Silver Nanomaterials for Agri-Food Applications - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128235287

Silver Nanomaterials for Agri-Food Applications

1st Edition

Editor: Kamel Abd-Elsalam
Paperback ISBN: 9780128235287
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st August 2021
Page Count: 600
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Table of Contents

1. Silver-Based Nanomaterials for Sustainable Applications in Agroecology: A note from the editor

SECTION I. Antimicrobials

2. Silver-based nanosterctures as an antifungal agents: mechanisms and applications

3. Antimicrobial properties of surface functionalized silver nanoparticles

4. Silver-based nanoantimicrobials: mechanisms, eco-safety, and future perspectives

SECTION II. Food Applications

5. Ag-NPs as Nanomaterial-Based nanosensors in Agri-food Application

6. Silver-based nanomaterials for food packaging applications

7. Emerging silver nanomaterials for smart food packaging in combating food-borne diseases

8. Novel Silver-Based Nanomaterials and Biocides for Control and Regulation of Mycobiota in Agri-Food Sector

SECTION III. Plant Science

9. Silver nanoparticles application in wood and wood based-panels

10. Immobilization efficiency and modulating abilities of silver nanoparticles on biochemical and nutritional parameters in plants: possible mechanism

11. Controlled-released and positive effects of silver nanofertilizers: an overview

12. Comparison of the effect of silver nanoparticles and other nanoparticle’s types on the process of barley malting

13. Negative effects of silver nanoparticles on crop plants and beneficial microbes

14. Ag Nanoparticles Phytotoxicity Mechanisms

15. Complex physicochemical transformations of silver nanoparticles and their effects on Agroecosystems

SECTION IV. Plant Protection applications

16. Detection and mineralsationz of pesticides using silver nanoparticles

17. Pesticides degradation by Silver based nanomaterials

18. Application of silver nanoparticles as a chemical sensors for detection of metal ions and pesticides in environmental samples

19. Applications of silver nanomaterial in agricultural pest control

20. Silver Nanoparticles for Insect control: Bioassays and Mechanisms

21. Silver nanomaterials for for plant disease control

22. Nematicidal activity of silver nanomaterials against plant-parasitic Nematodes

23. Silver nanoparticles applications and ecotoxicology for controlling mycotoxins

SECTION V. Water treatment and purification

24. Comparing the biosorption of nAg and nZnO nanomaterials by consortia of protozoan and bacterial species in the wastewater

25. Silver-doped metal ferrites for wastewater treatment

26. Silver-doped ternary compounds for water remediation

SECTION VI. Silver nanoparticles in veterinary science

27. Potential silver nanoparticles for veterinary applications in livestock agriculture

28. Silver nanoparticles in poultry health: applications and Toxicokinetic effects

29. Nanosilver-based strategy to control zoonotic viral pathogens


Silver Nanomaterials for Agri-Food Applications explores how silver-based nanomaterials are being used to create more efficient systems and products across the agri-food sector. In particular, the book covers silver nanomaterials as antimicrobial agents, in food science, for plant protection, and for water purification. Sections highlight the effect of silver nanoantimicrobials and drug synergism on drug-resistant pathogens, offer an overview of silver nanomaterials-based nanosensors in agri-food applications, explore the use of silver nanostructures in plant science applications, cover plant protection applications, describe silver nanomaterial applications in the removal of dyes and pesticides from wastewater, and more.

Key Features

  • Explores the applications of silver-based nanomaterials for plant protection, water treatments, and in food science
  • Outlines why silver-based nanomaterials have properties that make them beneficial for protection against infectious diseases
  • Assesses the challenge of integrating silver-based nanomaterials into agricultural systems


Plant scientists, materials scientists and engineers


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About the Editor

Kamel Abd-Elsalam

Kamel Ahmed Abd-Elsalam is a molecular plant pathologist in the Agricultural Research Center at the Plant Pathology Research Institute, Egypt. His areas of research are plant pathogenic fungi, using a polyphasic approach based on multilocus phylogeny (gene-barcoding) and its correlation with polyphasic characters. His current research interests include developing, improving and deploying plant biosecurity diagnostic platforms and response tools, understanding and exploiting pathogen genomes and developing new nanotechnology-based platforms and materials.

Affiliations and Expertise

Molecular Plant Pathologist, Agricultural Research Center, Plant Pathology Research Institute, Giza, Egypt