Materiales avanzados

Materiales avanzados

Mycotoxins and Other Secondary Metabolites Are Produced by Gnomoniopsis smithogilvyi When Confronted with Biological and Chemical Control Agents
30/05/2023 - Gnomoniopsis smithogilvyi (Gs) is a relevant pathogen of chestnut since it provokes significant losses worldwide. The aim of this study was to screen the effect of a new biocontrol agent (BCA)...
An Effective Hybrid Fungicide Containing Tea Tree Oil and Difenoconazole for Grape Powdery Mildew Management
28/04/2023 - Grape powdery mildew caused by Erysiphe necator (Schw.) Burr. is a destructive disease in vineyards. Synthetic fungicides are the main tool to combat this disease. The search for new alternatives to...
Rapid and Robust Analytical Method for the Determination of Copper Content in Commercial Pesticides and Antifouling Biocides
- The quality control of the agrochemicals and biocidal products in the market requires valid determination methods for the active ingredient content and is of utmost interest to ensure environmental...
Antimicrobial Nanoparticles Mediated Prevention and Control of Membrane Biofouling in Water and Wastewater Treatment: Current Trends and Future Perspectives
- Abstract Global water scarcity and water pollution necessitate wastewater reclamation for further use. As an alternative to conventional techniques, membrane technology is...
Thymol-Nanoparticles as Effective Biocides against the Quarantine Pathogen Xylella fastidiosa
06/04/2023 - Quarantine pathogens require the investigation of new tools for effective plant protection. In particular, research on sustainable agrochemicals is the actual challenge. Plant extracts, essential...
Lignin-Loaded Carbon Nanoparticles as a Promising Control Agent against Fusarium verticillioides in Maize: Physiological and Biochemical Analyses
27/02/2023 - Lignin, a naturally occurring biopolymer, is produced primarily as a waste product by the pulp and paper industries and burned to produce electricity. Lignin-based nano- and microcarriers found in...
Reduction in the Residues of Penthiopyrad in Processed Edible Vegetables by Various Soaking Treatments and Health Hazard Evaluation in China
19/02/2023 - Tomato and cucumber are two vital edible vegetables that usually appear in people’s daily diet. Penthiopyrad is a new type of amide chiral fungicide, which is often used for disease...
Characterization and Fungicide Screening of a New Pathogen That Causes Leaf Spot on Rehmannia glutinosa
26/01/2023 - Outbreaks of leaf spot disease occurred in Rehmannia glutinosa fields in Henan Province, China, in 2019, with the incidence ranging from 20% to 40%. R. glutinosa plants with diseased leaves were...
The Effect of Antibiotics on Bacteriome of Sitophilus oryzae and Rhyzopertha dominica as a Factor Determining the Success of Foraging: A Chance for Antibiotic Therapy in Grain Stores
26/01/2023 - Rice weevil (Sitophilus oryzae) and the lesser grain borer (Rhyzopertha dominica) are very important warehouse pests and, therefore, their control is crucial. At a key moment in the life of adult...
Properties of Sound Absorption Composite Materials Developed Using Flax Fiber, Sphagnum Moss, Vermiculite, and Sapropel
25/01/2023 - To address the need to reduce consumption and pollution in the industrial sector, composite materials were created using a new type of raw materials—organic lake sediments (sapropel) as...
Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Embedded in a Polymeric Matrix As a New Material for Thin Film Microextraction (TFME) in Organic Pollutant Monitoring
07/01/2023 - It is essential to monitor organic pollutants to control contamination levels in environmental water bodies. In this respect, the development of new materials based on functionalised polymeric films...
Design of Multifunctional and Efficient Water-Based Annulus Protection Fluid for HTHP Sour Gas Wells
05/01/2023 - In order to solve the corrosion problem of production string in the process of acidizing for the purpose of production, a new water-based annular protective fluid suitable for HTHP acid gas,...
Mold and Stain Resistance of Bamboo Treated with Pyraclostrobin Fungicide
17/12/2022 - Bamboo is rich in starch and sugars and can be infected by mold and stain fungi, degrading its performance, shortening its service life, and reducing its utilization value. It is crucial to...
Life Cycle Assessment of Protection Products for External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems
18/12/2022 - The energy performance and thermal comfort of buildings are decisive factors for users. Thus, solutions such as the external thermal insulation systems (ETICS) that can be installed in either new...
Antimicrobial Properties of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles Synthesized from Lavandula pubescens Shoot Methanol Extract
15/11/2022 - We report on employing in vitro biosynthesized ZnO nanoparticles using L. pubescens shoot methanol extract (50 and 100 mg LP–ZnO NPs) to examine their antimicrobial efficacy against...
A set of antibiotic-resistance mechanisms and virulence factors in GES-16-producing Klebsiella quasipneumoniae subsp. similipneumoniae from hospital wastewater revealed by whole-genome sequencing
- Klebsiella quasipneumoniae subsp. similipneumoniae has emerged as a human pathogen and sporadic isolates from non-clinical sources were reported. Here, we described the phenotypic- and...
Antibacterial activity of natural polymer gels and potential applications without synthetic antibiotics
02/11/2022 - A possible mechanism of penetration of the porous gel polymers into the bacterial cell.Antibiotics' use has increased, resulting in disadvantages like patients' drug resistance. Consequently, urgent...
Gel-Forming Soil Conditioners of Combined Action: Laboratory Tests for Functionality and Stability
01/11/2022 - The research analyzes technological properties and stability of innovative gel-forming polymeric materials for complex soil conditioning. These materials combine improvements in the water retention,...
Natural Products?Based Fungicides: Synthesis and Antifungal Activity against Plant Pathogens of 2H?Chromene Derivatives
10/10/2022 - Aiming to search for novel potential antifungal agents, forty 2H?chromene analogs were designed, synthesized and their antifungal activity against some typical plant pathogenic fungi were firstly...
Influence of Effective Microorganisms, Colloidal Nanosilver and Silver Compounds on Water Content in New and Used Engine Oil: A Preliminary Study
11/10/2022 - This paper presents research upon the impact of ecological measures on the water content of new and used oil. Water and microorganisms are major factors of contamination for engine oils and fuels,...
Preservation of Litchi Fruit with Nanosilver Composite Particles (Ag-NP) and Resistance against Peronophythora litchi
20/09/2022 - Litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) is susceptible to infection by Peronophythora litchi post storage, which rapidly decreases the sensory and nutritional quality of the fruit. In this study, the effects...