Chitosan in the Preservation of Agricultural Commodities

Written By Silvia Bautista-Baños
Chitosan in the Preservation of Agricultural Commodities
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 January 2016
  • ISBN : 0128027576
  • Pages : 384 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Chitosan in the Preservation of Agricultural Commodities written by Silvia Bautista-Baños which was release on 20 January 2016, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Chitosan in the Preservation of Agricultural Commodities presents a cohesive overview of research topics regarding the production and characterization of chitosan, the development of coatings and fi lms, its functional properties, and antimicrobial potential of this compound on economically important agricultural commodities. It includes the modes of action from a physiological, enzymatic, and molecular perspective, and evaluations of the activity of chitosan nanocomposites and nanoparticles in biological models. The first section deals with the chemical characteristics and functional properties of chitosan and new chitosan-based biomaterials intended for food preservation. The second section covers various aspects of the control achieved by chitosan on different microorganisms affecting various horticultural commodities, grains, and ornamentals, and its modes of action. The third section explores enzymatic and gene expression induction by chitosan application on fruit and vegetables; the fourth section offers insight on the use of chitosan nanocomposites in biological models associated with food conservation and control of microorganisms. Analyzes chitosan chemical and functional properties Explores obtaining, characterizing, and developing chitosan coatings and fi lms for agricultural use Presents functional properties, antimicrobial potential, and modes of action of chitosan from a physiological, enzymatic, and molecular perspective Includes biological models of the activity of chitosan nanocomposites and nanoparticles

Chitosan in the Preservation of Agricultural Commodities

Chitosan in the Preservation of Agricultural Commodities
  • Author : Silvia Bautista-Baños,Gianfranco Romanazzi,Antonio Jiménez-Aparicio
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-01-20
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0128027576
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Summary : Chitosan in the Preservation of Agricultural Commodities presents a cohesive overview of research topics regarding the production and characterization of chitosan, the development of coatings and fi lms, its functional properties, and antimicrobial potential of this compound on economically important agricultural commodities. It includes the modes of action from a ...

Chitin and Chitosan Properties and Applications

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-01-28
  • Total pages : 536
  • ISBN : 0128027576
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Summary : Offers a comprehensive guide to the isolation, properties and applications of chitin and chitosan Chitin and Chitosan: Properties and Applications presents a comprehensive review of the isolation, properties and applications of chitin and chitosan. These promising biomaterials have the potential to be broadly applied and there is a growing market ...

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2022-08-19
  • Total pages : 556
  • ISBN : 0128027576
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Summary : Role of Chitosan and Chitosan-Based Nanomaterials in Plant Sciences explores the physiological, morphological, biochemical and molecular regulation of chitosan and chitosan-based nanoparticles in plants in normal conditions, as well as during different stresses, and their probable mechanism of operation in the tolerance mechanism. The book stimulates further research in the ...

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  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2020-01-03
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128027576
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Summary : Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. However, one third of fruit and vegetables are lost after harvest every year. Most losses are caused by pathogen (mostly fungi) infections, which lead to postharvest decay. In addition, some postharvest fungal pathogens can produce toxic secondary metabolites (i....

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-03-05
  • Total pages : 489
  • ISBN : 0128027576
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Summary : Thanks to their unique properties, chitosan and chitosan-based materials have numerous applications in the field of biomedicine, especially in drug delivery. This book examines biomedical applications of functional chitosan, exploring the various functions and applications in the development of chitosan-based biomaterials. It also describes the chemical structure of chitosan and ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-31
  • Total pages : 308
  • ISBN : 0128027576
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Summary : Biopolymers have the potential to cut carbon emissions and reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The carbon dioxide released when they degrade can be reabsorbed by plants, which makes them close to carbon neutral. Biopolymers are biodegradable and some are compostable, too. This book presents key topics on biopolymers, including ...

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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-04-15
  • Total pages : 554
  • ISBN : 0128027576
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Summary : Bionanocomposites for Food Packaging Applications provides fundamental information on recent developments in this important field of research. The book comprehensively summarizes recent technical research accomplishments in bionanocomposites for food packaging applications. It discusses various aspects of green and sustainable bionanocomposites from the point-of-view of chemistry and engineering. Key chapters include ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2022-04-11
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0128027576
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Summary : The book gives detailed insights into the application of nanomaterials in food packaging, covering recent innovations as well as future perspectives. The chapters provide a comprehensive review on the types of nanomaterials used in food packaging and their processing and characterization. In addition, the book discusses the use of nanoparticles ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-06-29
  • Total pages : 784
  • ISBN : 0128027576
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Summary : This book provides the whole spectrum of polysaccharides from basic concepts to commercial market applications. Chapters cover various types of sources, classification, properties, characterization, processing, rheology and fabrication of polysaccharide-based materials and their composites and gels. The applications of polysaccharides include in cosmetics, food science, drug delivery, biomedicine, biofuel production, ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-05-27
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 0128027576
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Summary : The explores the cutting-edge technology of polymer coatings. It discusses fundamentals, fabrication strategies, characterization techniques, and allied applications in fields such as corrosion, food, pharmaceutical, biomedical systems and electronics. It also discusses a few new innovative self-healing, antimicrobial and superhydrophobic polymer coatings. Current industrial applications and possible potential activities are ...

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  • Author : Kamel A. Abd-Elsalam
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-03-30
  • Total pages : 730
  • ISBN : 0128027576
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Summary : Multifunctional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Sustainable Agrifood and Ecosystems shows how hybrid nanomaterials (HNMs) are being used to enhance agriculture, food and environmental science. The book discusses the synthesis and characterization of HNMs before exploring agrifoods and environmental functions. It shows how novel HNMs are being used for the detection and ...

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-09-24
  • Total pages : 730
  • ISBN : 0128027576
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Summary : Biopolymeric Nanomaterials: Fundamentals and Applications outlines the fundamental design concepts and emerging applications of biopolymeric nanomaterials. The book also provides information on emerging applications of biopolymeric nanomaterials, including in biomedicine, manufacturing and water purification, as well as assessing their physical, chemical and biological properties. This is an important reference source ...

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  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2019-04-18
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0128027576
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Summary : Because of the increasing pressure on both food safety and packaging/food waste, the topic is important both for academics, applied research, industry and also for environment protection. Different materials, such as glass, metals, paper and paperboards, and non-degradable and degradable polymers, with versatile properties, are attractive for potential uses ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-10-20
  • Total pages : 478
  • ISBN : 0128027576
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Summary : Insects, pests and weeds are responsible for substantial loss of crops and reduced food supplies, poorer quality of agricultural products, economic hardship for growers and processor. Generally, chemical control methods are neither always economical nor are they effective and may have associated unwanted health, safety and environmental risks. Biological control ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-04-23
  • Total pages : 95
  • ISBN : 0128027576
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