Editorial | Volume 11, Issue 5, September, 2023

Nano-biofertilizers for Agricultural Sustainability

Ajar Nath Yadav Divjot Kour Neelam Yadav   

Open Access   

Published:  Aug 10, 2023

DOI: 10.7324/JABB.2023.162662

Agriculture plays an important function in the world economy and is known as the backbone of many developing and developed countries. The widespread and continuous use of chemical fertilizers in agricultural systems to increase yields has many health hazards and environmental problems. As a result, a different system needs to be created to improve agricultural productivity and environmental sustainability. Implementing and developing nano-technological advances seems to be a viable option. The utilization of nano-based materials with living organisms such as nano-biofertilizers (NBFs) is one of the best solutions to agricultural challenges. NBFs transfer nutrients to plants in an intelligent way, demonstrating their superiority over bulky chemical fertilizers in terms of crop output and environmental sustainability. NBFs help plants to withstand biotic and abiotic stressors in a better way. Depending on the application method and particle properties, plants can absorb nano-biofertilizers through their roots or leaves. The nano-biofertilizers could be used to reduce chemical fertilizers for agricultural and environmental sustainability.

Keyword:     Biofertilizers Nano-biofertilizer Nano-fertilizer Plat growth Sustainable agriculture


Yadav AN, Kour D, Yadav N. Nano-biofertilizers for Agricultural Sustainability. J Appl Biol Biotech. 2023; 11 (5): i-iv. http://doi.org/10.7324/JABB.2023.16266

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