A Detailed Analysis of the Consequences of Various Nanoparticles on Growth, Development and Physiological Responses in Plants under Changing Environments

Zabeehullah Burhan

Department of Botany, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Sama Usman

Department of Botany, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Hina Nazir

Department of Botany, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Narmeen Ayesha

Department of Botany, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Areej Zubair

Department Natural Sciences and Humanities Department, UET Lahore University, University of Engineering and Technology, New Campus, UET Lahore, Pakistan.

Aliza Fermaish Ali *

Department of Botany, University of Education Lahore, Pakistan.

Saima Nadir Ali

Department of Botany, University of Education Lahore, Pakistan.

Kiran Fatima

Department of Chemistry, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Enhancing plant nutrition without changing soil texture and protecting it from microbial diseases, nano-fertilizers, nano-pesticides, and nano-herbicides are some examples of how nanotechnology is being used in agriculture. So, nanotechnology keeps the soil healthy, which in turn keeps the plant healthy. Nanoparticles (NPs) increase agricultural productivity and production while decreasing chemical runoff and nutrient loss. Concentrations, physiochemical characteristics, and plant species all have a role in how NPs affect plants. There are a number of NPs that affect plant physiology, which in turn increases biomass production and germination rate. Meanwhile, the function of NPs in growth suppression, inhibition of chlorophyll, and photosynthetic efficiency has been extensively studied. To fill this review, we tried to compile studies that looked at NP effects, translocation, and interactions with plants. Also discussed are methods for phytoremediation of polluted soil that make use of NPs in conjunction with one another to promote environmentally responsible farming.

Keywords: Gene expression, nanotechnology, photosynthetic efficiency, phytoremediation, quantum dots

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Burhan, Zabeehullah, Sama Usman, Hina Nazir, Narmeen Ayesha, Areej Zubair, Aliza Fermaish Ali, Saima Nadir Ali, and Kiran Fatima. 2024. “A Detailed Analysis of the Consequences of Various Nanoparticles on Growth, Development and Physiological Responses in Plants under Changing Environments”. Asian Journal of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering 7 (1):31-42. https://journalajbge.com/index.php/AJBGE/article/view/122.


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