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Title: Impact of nano iron and manganese metal-oxides on contaminant interaction and micronutrient uptake in agricultural systems – a review

Abstract

Rising population growth and increase global food demand has made meeting the demands of food production and security a major challenge world-wide. Nanotechnology has become a remediation strategy of interest as a sustainable tool in agricultural systems, where it aims to increase efficiency in techniques such as food monitoring, pathogen control, water treatment, and targeted delivery of agrochemicals. In addition to these platforms, nanoparticles, such as nano metal-oxides, have been engineered to act as contaminant scavengers and could be applied to wide range of systems. Numerous studies have looked at scavenging ability of nano metal-oxides (NMOs) but few have looked at them in agricultural and food systems. In this review, we specifically address previous research that has used nano Fe and Mn oxides in agricultural systems, particularly world-wide crop production of four major staple foods – rice, wheat, maize, and soybean. Nano Fe and Mn oxides are strong candidates for immobilization of agricultural contaminants in soils and, because they are naturally ubiquitous, have the potential to be a cost-effective and sustainable technology compared to other remediation strategies.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]; ORCiD logo [1];  [3]
  1. BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB)
  2. WASHINGTON STATE UNIV
  3. Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1575929
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-141253
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Environmental Chemistry
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 16; Journal Issue: 6
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Gillispie, Elizabeth C., Taylor, Stephen E., Qafoku, Nikolla, and Hochella, Michael F. Impact of nano iron and manganese metal-oxides on contaminant interaction and micronutrient uptake in agricultural systems – a review. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1071/EN19063.
Gillispie, Elizabeth C., Taylor, Stephen E., Qafoku, Nikolla, & Hochella, Michael F. Impact of nano iron and manganese metal-oxides on contaminant interaction and micronutrient uptake in agricultural systems – a review. United States. doi:10.1071/EN19063.
Gillispie, Elizabeth C., Taylor, Stephen E., Qafoku, Nikolla, and Hochella, Michael F. Tue . "Impact of nano iron and manganese metal-oxides on contaminant interaction and micronutrient uptake in agricultural systems – a review". United States. doi:10.1071/EN19063.
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author = {Gillispie, Elizabeth C. and Taylor, Stephen E. and Qafoku, Nikolla and Hochella, Michael F.},
abstractNote = {Rising population growth and increase global food demand has made meeting the demands of food production and security a major challenge world-wide. Nanotechnology has become a remediation strategy of interest as a sustainable tool in agricultural systems, where it aims to increase efficiency in techniques such as food monitoring, pathogen control, water treatment, and targeted delivery of agrochemicals. In addition to these platforms, nanoparticles, such as nano metal-oxides, have been engineered to act as contaminant scavengers and could be applied to wide range of systems. Numerous studies have looked at scavenging ability of nano metal-oxides (NMOs) but few have looked at them in agricultural and food systems. In this review, we specifically address previous research that has used nano Fe and Mn oxides in agricultural systems, particularly world-wide crop production of four major staple foods – rice, wheat, maize, and soybean. Nano Fe and Mn oxides are strong candidates for immobilization of agricultural contaminants in soils and, because they are naturally ubiquitous, have the potential to be a cost-effective and sustainable technology compared to other remediation strategies.},
doi = {10.1071/EN19063},
journal = {Environmental Chemistry},
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place = {United States},
year = {2019},
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