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

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

ISBN-10: 0128027355

ISBN-13: 9780128027356

Chitosan within the protection of Agricultural Commodities presents a cohesive assessment of study issues in regards to the creation and characterization of chitosan, the improvement of coatings and fi lms, its practical houses, and antimicrobial power of this compound on economically very important agricultural commodities. It contains the modes of motion from a physiological, enzymatic, and molecular viewpoint, and reviews of the task of chitosan nanocomposites and nanoparticles in organic models.

The first part offers with the chemical features and useful houses of chitosan and new chitosan-based biomaterials meant for meals upkeep. the second one part covers numerous facets of the keep an eye on accomplished through chitosan on varied microorganisms affecting a number of horticultural commodities, grains, and ornamentals, and its modes of motion. The 3rd part explores enzymatic and gene expression induction through chitosan software on fruit and greens; the fourth part deals perception at the use of chitosan nanocomposites in organic versions 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 houses, antimicrobial strength, 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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