Chitosan in the Preservation of Agricultural Commodities by Silvia Bautista-Baños, Gianfranco Romanazzi, Antonio PDF

By Silvia Bautista-Baños, Gianfranco Romanazzi, Antonio Jiménez-Aparicio

Chitosan within the maintenance of Agricultural Commodities provides a cohesive assessment of analysis subject matters in regards to the construction and characterization of chitosan, the improvement of coatings and fi lms, its practical homes, and antimicrobial capability 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 task of chitosan nanocomposites and nanoparticles in organic models.

The first part bargains with the chemical features and practical houses of chitosan and new chitosan-based biomaterials meant for nutrition upkeep. the second one part covers a variety of features of the keep watch over accomplished by way of chitosan on diversified microorganisms affecting quite a few horticultural commodities, grains, and ornamentals, and its modes of motion. The 3rd part explores enzymatic and gene expression induction via chitosan program on fruit and greens; the fourth part bargains perception at the use of chitosan nanocomposites in organic types linked to meals conservation and keep watch over of microorganisms.

  • Analyzes chitosan chemical and sensible properties
  • Explores acquiring, characterizing, and constructing chitosan coatings and fi lms for agricultural use
  • Presents sensible homes, antimicrobial power, 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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