Muhammad Shahbaz, Abida Akram, Naveed I. Raja, Tariq Mukhtar, Zia U.R. Mashwani, Asma Mehak, Noor Fatima, Saima Sarwar, Ehsan U. Haq, Tayyaba Yousaf


Nanotechnology deals with the production of small-sized nanoparticles with sizes of 1-100 nm which play a substantial role in plant disease management and are synthesized utilizing chemical, physical and biological processes. Green synthesis has gained significance over other methods of synthesizing nanoparticles. These nanoparticles are characterized using different characterization techniques like UV.VIS, FTIR, SEM, TEM, DLS, XRD, EDX, Raman spectroscopy, and Zeta potential. Selenium nanoparticles over other nanoparticles play an important role in plant disease management by controlling various plant diseases like downy mildew of pearl millet, early blight of potato, and inhibiting various fungi like Alternaria, Candida albicans, Pyricularia grisea, and Alternaria solani on chili and tomato.


Nanotechnology; Nanoparticles; Selenium nanoparticles; Green synthesis; Mechanisms; Plant Disease Management.

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