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Sustainable Agrochemistry

A Compendium of Technologies

Editors: Vaz Jr., Sílvio (Ed.)

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  • Provides a concise introduction to sustainable agrochemistry for a professional audience
  • Identifies the main scientific and technological approaches that can be applied to modern agrochemistry
  • Discusses available technologies for reducing the negative impacts of agrochemicals on the environment and human health
  • Explores cutting-edge technologies for agriculture, such as nanotechnology
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This book presents a broad range of technologies for sustainable agrochemistry, e.g. semiochemicals for pest management, nanotechnology for release of eco-friendly agrochemicals, and green chemistry principles for agriculture. It provides a concise introduction to sustainable agrochemistry for a professional audience, and highlights the main scientific and technological approaches that can be applied to modern agrochemistry. It also discusses various available technologies for reducing the negative impacts of agrochemicals on the environment and human health.


About the authors

Dr. Sílvio Vaz Jr. holds a D.Sc. degree in Analytical Chemistry from the University of São Paulo, Brazil, and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Coimbra, Portugal. Having previously served as director and partner at two private environmental analysis laboratories, he is currently a research scientist at the National Research Center for Agroenergy - Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa Agroenergy), where his work focuses on the development of renewable molecules (e.g., agrochemicals) and the application of analytical chemistry to biomass and bioenergy, as well as green and sustainable chemistry. He has previously published the books “Analytical Techniques and Methods for Biomass” (2016) and “Biomass and Green Chemistry: Building a Renewable Chemistry” (2018) and "Analytical Chemistry Applied to Emerging Pollutants" (2018). He was appointed as the chairman of the Brazilian Division of the American Chemical Society.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Agrochemistry
Book Subtitle
A Compendium of Technologies
Editors
  • Sílvio Vaz Jr.
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-17891-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-17891-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-17890-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-17893-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 388
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