Efficient Use of Nano-fertilizer for Increasing Productivity and Profitability along with Maintain Sustainability in Rice Crop: A Review

Mandeep Kumar *

Department of Agronomy, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)-(208002), India.

Y. K. Singh

Department of Agronomy, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)-(208002), India.

Shravan Kumar Maurya

Department of Agronomy, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)-(208002), India.

Sandeep Kumar Maurya

Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Allied Industries, Rama University, Kanpur, U.P., India.

Durgesh Kumar Maurya

Department of Agronomy, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)-(208002), India.

Ravindra Sachan

Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)-(208002), India.

Mahendru Kumar Gautam

Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)-(208002), India.

Abhishek Tiwari

Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)-(208002), India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


The need for food and the expanding global population have put enormous pressure on agriculture to increase crop yield while preserving sustainability. Since rice is a staple diet for millions of people, novel methods are needed to increase yields without harming the environment. The possible advantages of using nano fertilizers in rice farming are examined in this abstract in order to raise yields, increase farmer profitability, and ensure long-term sustainability. Nano-sized carriers created for effective nutrient delivery to crops are called nano fertilizers, an innovative application of nanotechnology in agriculture. Their special qualities, such as their large surface area and regulated release mechanisms, allow for the targeted supply of nutrients to rice plants, improving nutrient uptake and utilization. Nano-fertilizers successfully optimize nutrient availability as a consequence, increasing crop output. According to studies, using nano fertilizers in rice farming increases grain yields because plants are better able to absorb and assimilate nutrients. The crop's resistance to environmental challenges and disease strains is strengthened as a result of this enhanced nutrient utilization, which also boosts yield and contributes to sustainable rice farming practices. Furthermore, nano fertilizers offer cost-effectiveness and increased profitability for farmers. Despite their initial higher cost, the efficient nutrient delivery of nano fertilizers reduces the overall application rate required compared to conventional fertilizers. This reduction in input costs translates to improved profitability for farmers, promoting economic sustainability in rice production.

Keywords: Agriculture, environment, farmer, fertilizer, nano, nutrient, sustainability

How to Cite

Kumar , M., Singh , Y. K., Maurya , S. K., Maurya , S. K., Maurya , D. K., Sachan , R., Gautam , M. K., & Tiwari , A. (2023). Efficient Use of Nano-fertilizer for Increasing Productivity and Profitability along with Maintain Sustainability in Rice Crop: A Review. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 13(10), 1358–1368. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijecc/2023/v13i102788


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