Chitosan nanoparticles functionalized with β-cyclodextrin: a promising carrier for botanical pesticides

@inproceedings{Campos2018ChitosanNF,
  title={Chitosan nanoparticles functionalized with β-cyclodextrin: a promising carrier for botanical pesticides},
  author={Estef{\^a}nia Vangelie Ramos Campos and Patr{\'i}cia L. F. Proença and Jhones Luiz de Oliveira and Cirano C. Melville and Jaqueline F Della Vechia and Daniel J. de Andrade and Leonardo Fernandes Fraceto},
  booktitle={Scientific Reports},
  year={2018}
}
Carvacrol and linalool are natural compounds extracted from plants and are known for their insecticidal and repellent activities, respectively. However, their low aqueous solubility, high photosensitivity, and high volatility restrict their application in the control of agricultural pests. The encapsulation of volatile compounds can be an effective way of… CONTINUE READING