Date of Publication: 
Sunday, January 31, 2016

Climate, water availability and soil quality all affect the availability of food supplies. Agricultural practices, and in particular the use of additives or pest control, can increase yield. Increasingly, such practices incorporate the use of nanomaterials.

This report analyses nanomaterials in agricultural uses through the lens of intellectual property. It uses the scale and intensity of patent activity to provide an overview of innovation in this technology.

Last updated: 
31 January 2016