About The Author

Dusan is a professor at the School of Chemical Engineering at the University of Adelaide.

A New Generation of Nutrient Delivery: Graphene For A New Generation Of Fertilizers

Fertilizers are an essential component of productive agricultural systems, yet the efficiency of fertilizer use is low, with losses to the atmosphere and to waters causing environmental concern. In addition, fertilizer nutrients may undergo reactions with soil components, rendering them much less available to plants, so that nutrients may accumulate in soil, leading to inefficiencies