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Robert Birkett

Robert Birkett is a News Reporter writing for Agrow, Agribusiness Intelligence. He specializes in Latin American agrochemical and GM crop sector news.

His publication covers the crop protection industry including pesticides and GM crops. Robert’s major focus is Brazil and Argentina, market movements and regulation changes, and getting first-hand opinions and news from sources in those countries. As well as news, he writes features and conducts interviews.

Robert joined Informa in 2006. Before that he worked as a news reporter on an investment newswire covering UK equities, on a health news publication covering health in the workplace and pharma research, and as staff writer for a US publication in Madrid.
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Nufarm has launched its systemic fungicide, Tamiz (azoxystrobin + tebuconazole), in Brazil.

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