Organic Nano Pesticide Encapsulated In the Hands of SRB Researcher

Organic Nano Pesticide Encapsulated In the Hands of SRB Researcher

28 April 2018 | 15:13 Code : 9639 News ticker imagenews
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Organic Nano Pesticide Encapsulated In the Hands of SRB Researcher

For the first time in the country, a faculty member of SRBIAU has managed to produce an organic nano pesticide encapsulated in a silver nanoparticles.

The researcher Dr. Weria Wisany stated that nowadays the safety of nutrients such as fruits and vegetables are of high importance for the consumers and using antimicrobial chemicals and chemical pesticides to preserve food and in the production of fruits and vegetables is a major consumers concern.

Referring to the consumers request to decrease or remove chemical additives to fruits and vegetables  he added that finding natural ingredients as the alternative source for chemicals that have the same effects such as quality improvement capabilities, waste reduction and increasing post-harvest life, etc. has been the main purpose of this research.