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Agricultural Reviews, volume 42 issue 4 (december 2021) : 470-473

Nanotechnology Intervention- Sugarcane Waste to Wealth: A Review

D. Dutta
1Sugarcane Research Station, Buralikson, Assam Agricultural University, Golaghat-785 618, Assam, India.
Cite article:- Dutta D. (2021). Nanotechnology Intervention- Sugarcane Waste to Wealth: A Review. Agricultural Reviews. 42(4): 470-473. doi: 10.18805/ag.R-2039.
Nanotechnology is nothing but anything smaller than micro technology. Nanoparticles have been widely used because of their incredible properties such as high heat resistance and chemical inertness. They are synthesized using different metals and metalloids such as calcium, titanium, silicon, etc. In the recent years there has been increased interest on synthesis of nanoparticles using organic waste. Sugarcane bagasse is one of the green ways for synthesis of nanoparticles. Various methods can be used to obtained nano-cellulose, such as acid hydrolysis, ultrasonic technique and enzymatic hydrolysis etc. This review focuses on the how best we could use sugarcane waste material for production of nanoparticles.  
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