By Vinod Saharan, Ajay Pal
This short describes numerous equipment of chitosan nano-materials synthesis, with distinctive dialogue of assorted elements effecting its synthesis procedure, balance and physicochemical houses. Chitosan is of course taking place biopolymer derived from chitin. because of the distinct organic homes of chitosan nano-materials akin to antimicrobial, plant development inducer, plant safeguard modulator, chitosan has received cognizance in fields of plant sciences. booklet extra prolonged the main points of other different types of chitosan nano-materials in particular for plant functions in addition to its destiny clients in plant safeguard and development. Bioactivities of chitosan nano-materials and its mechanism have additionally been lined. This e-book goals to widening the certainty of the synthesis, characterization and use of chitosan established nano-materials in plant system.
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Our results have demonstrated that chitosan-Zn nanocomposites are more effective as compared to bulk chitosan and ZnSO4 in percentage of seed germination, shoot-root length, root number and seed vigor index of maize. Our laboratory has further evaluated the interaction of Zn-chitosan nanoparticles on enzymes responsible for seedling growth viz. protease and ’-amylase. Zn-chitosan nanomaterials significantly enhanced the protease activity at 3rd day of seed germination whereas ’-amylase activity was maximum at 5th day.
Using radiation such as Co-60 gamma rays, depolymerization produces oligomers like dimers, trimers and tetramers with low yields. In enzymatic depolymerization, several enzymes such as chitinase, chitosanase and gluconase and some non-specific enzymes including lipase, amylase, cellulase and lysozyme have been used to produce water-soluble, low-molecular weight chitosan (Aranaz et al. 2009). 1 Surface Charge and Functional Modification The unique properties of nanoparticles such as small size, high surface area and surface charge have attracted attention through their capability of breaking biological barriers, carrier of biomolecules, accumulation at the target region and cell membrane penetration.
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Chitosan Based Nanomaterials in Plant Growth and Protection by Vinod Saharan, Ajay Pal