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The Resource Soil Degradable Bioplastics for a Sustainable Modern Agriculture

Soil Degradable Bioplastics for a Sustainable Modern Agriculture

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Soil Degradable Bioplastics for a Sustainable Modern Agriculture
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Soil Degradable Bioplastics for a Sustainable Modern Agriculture
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Soil Degradable Bioplastics for a Sustainable Modern Agriculture
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Soil Degradable Bioplastics for a Sustainable Modern Agriculture
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Contents
  • Preface -- Contents -- Contributors -- 1 The World of Plasticulture -- Abstract -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 A Brief Introduction to Production Techniques: From Raw Material to Co-extrusion -- 1.3 The Active Role of a Plastic Film: Micro-climate Management -- 1.4 Technical Characteristics: Mechanical, Optical and Thermal Properties -- 1.5 Functional Aspects: Anti-drip, Anti-fog, and Anti-mist System -- 1.6 Agricultural Films for Mulching, Low Tunnel, and Greenhouse -- 1.7 Solarisation Film -- 1.8 Virtually Impermeable Film (VIF) and Totally Impermeable Film (TIF) -- 1.9 The Role of a Plastic Film in Photosynthetic Process -- 1.10 Photo-Selective Films for Saving Water in Agriculture -- 1.11 Quality Control and European Rules as References -- References -- 2 Biodegradable and Biobased Plastics: An Overview -- Abstract -- 2.1 Biodegradability-The Science -- 2.2 Measuring and Reporting Biodegradability -- 2.3 International Standards for Biodegradability -- 2.4 Misleading Claims of Biodegradability -- 2.5 U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Green Guides [5] -- 2.6 Biobased Plastics -- 2.7 Application -- 2.8 Conclusions -- References -- 3 Biodegradable Materials in Agriculture: Case Histories and Perspectives -- Abstract -- 3.1 State of the Art of Different Applications of Plastic in Agriculture -- 3.1.1 Market Data on Plastic Applications in Agriculture -- 3.1.2 The Role of Research in the Development of Innovation in Biodegradable Tools for the Agricultural Sector -- 3.2 Case History: The Greenhouse -- 3.2.1 Plastic Materials in Greenhouses -- 3.2.2 Case History: The Business Case of Compostable Clips in Dutch Greenhouses -- 3.3 Case History: The Orchard -- 3.3.1 Plastic Materials in Orchards -- 3.3.2 Case History: The Business Case of Biodegradable Pheromone Dispensers in Italian Orchards
  • 3.4 Case History: Agrotextile Applications in Forestry and Agriculture -- 3.5 Developments -- 3.5.1 New Perspective of Bioplastics for Irrigation Drip Tubes -- 3.5.2 New Perspective of Bioplastics for Silage Covers -- 3.6 Conclusions and Perspectives -- References -- 4 Agronomic Effects of Biodegradable Films on Crop and Field Environment -- Abstract -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Biodegradable Mulching -- 4.2.1 Mechanical Laying and Mechanical Performance -- 4.2.2 Effects on Vegetable Crops -- 4.2.2.1 Effects on Tomato -- 4.2.2.2 Effects on Pepper and Aubergine -- 4.2.2.3 Effects on Cucurbit Crops -- 4.2.2.4 Effects on Strawberry, Lettuce and Other Crops -- 4.2.3 Effects on Fruit Crops and Vineyards -- 4.2.3.1 Specific Features of Fruit Crops and Vineyards -- 4.2.3.2 Mulching in Fruit Crops and Vineyards -- 4.3 Other Uses of Films on Fruit Crops and Vineyards -- 4.3.1 Trunk/Bark Protection -- 4.3.2 Containers for Planting Trees -- 4.3.3 Fruit Protection Bags -- 4.3.4 Grafting Strips -- 4.3.5 Reflecting Materials -- 4.3.6 Holding Crowns and Hail Nets -- 4.4 Soil Solarisation with Biodegradable Films -- 4.5 Future Prospects and Perspectives -- References -- 5 Biodegradable Spray Mulching and Nursery Pots: New Frontiers for Research -- Abstract -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Traditional Mulching: Use, Advantages and Drawbacks -- 5.2.1 New Eco-friendly Biodegradable Thermoplastic Films -- 5.3 Novel Generation of Mulches with Amazing Perspectives: Sprayable Water Solutions, Based on Polysaccharide Formulations -- 5.3.1 Introduction -- 5.3.2 Sodium Alginate Based Spray Solution -- 5.3.3 Galactomannan-Agar-Based Spray Solution -- 5.3.4 Chitosan Based Spray Solution -- 5.4 Biodegradable Pots: New Challenge for Eco-friendly Transplanting Practice -- 5.5 Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- 6 Standards for Soil Biodegradable Plastics -- Abstract
  • 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Current Standards for Soil Biodegradable Plastics -- 6.2.1 Standard Methods for Testing Biodegradation of Plastics in Soil -- 6.2.1.1 ASTM Standards for Testing Biodegradation of Plastics in Soil -- 6.2.1.2 ISO Standards for Testing Biodegradation of Plastics and Chemicals in Soil -- 6.2.1.3 Laboratory Test Method of Annex F of NF U52-001 -- 6.2.1.4 Laboratory Test Method in Annex A UNI -- 6.2.2 Standard Specifications and Regulation on Biodegradability of Plastics in Soil -- 6.2.2.1 French Standard NF U52-001 for Biodegradable Agricultural Films in Soil -- 6.2.2.2 Italian Standard Specification UNI 11462 for Biodegradable Plastic Materials in Soil -- 6.2.2.3 CEN and ISO Standards Specifications for Aerobically Biodegradable Plastics in Soil -- 6.2.2.4 Belgian Royal Decree for Acceptance of Compostable and Biodegradable Plastic Materials -- 6.2.3 Standards for Measurement of Ecotoxicity of Chemicals in Soil Media -- 6.2.4 Labeling -- 6.2.4.1 Public Awareness and Education -- 6.2.4.2 OK Biodegradable SOIL -- 6.2.4.3 Bio-Based Mulch Films for Organic Farming -- 6.2.5 Standards for Testing Degradation of Mechanical Properties of Mulching Films During Their Useful Lifetime -- 6.3 Standards Under Preparation -- 6.3.1 Different Technologies -- 6.3.2 Discussion on Soil Biodegradation at CEN TC 249 WG9 -- 6.3.3 Draft Standard Specification for Biodegradable Mulching Films -- 6.3.4 Discussion on Soil Biodegradation at ASTM D20.96 -- 6.3.4.1 Scope: About Plastic Material or Final Products? -- 6.3.4.2 Classification -- 6.3.4.3 Environmental Degradation Must Be Linked to a Specific Geographical Zone -- 6.3.4.4 Terminology -- 6.3.4.5 Biodegradation Rate -- 6.4 Functional Barriers with Respect to Standards and Labeling -- 6.4.1 Communication -- 6.4.2 Confusion in Communication with Standards -- 6.5 Conclusions -- Acknowledgments
  • References -- 7 Life Cycle and Environmental Cycle Assessment of Biodegradable Plastics for Agriculture -- Abstract -- 7.1 Elements of Life Cycle Assessment -- 7.2 LCA Overview: From Early Studies to Nowadays -- 7.3 Overview of LCA on Biodegradable Plastics for Agriculture -- 7.4 Key LCA Applications on Biodegradable Plastics for Agriculture -- 7.4.1 Case 1: LCA of Mulching Films -- 7.4.1.1 On the Agricultural Need on Mulching Films and Environmental Concerns -- 7.4.1.2 Environmental Outreaches of LCA on Mulching Films -- 7.4.2 Case 2: LCA of Biodegradable Pots -- 7.4.2.1 On Plant Production Systems and Their Need of Plastic Materials -- 7.4.2.2 Environmental Outreaches of Biodegradable Pots Quantified by LCA -- 7.5 Conclusions -- References
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