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Sanjiv Rana

Sanjiv Rana is Editor in Chief of Agrow, the online service for crop protection intelligence. As well as compiling overviews of the global industry, Sanjiv manages Agrow’s Ask the Analyst service for responding to customer queries.

Covering business, regulatory and product news in Europe and Asia, Sanjiv has a good overview of the global industry and often presents at industry conferences, in addition to writing special Agrow supplements.

He also helped to establish, and now spearheads the Agrow Awards, the only global awards for the industry, which have been running since 2007.

After achieving an MBA degree, Sanjiv worked in the agrochemical industry for 3 years. He then studied for a master’s degree in English Literature, before becoming a journalist and earning an MA in International Journalism.
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India to ban buprofezin and tricyclazole

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Syngenta has launched the herbicide, Callisto (mesotrione 480 g/litre), in Australia.

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Vineland Research and Innovation Centre

The Canadian non-profit organization, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Lincoln, Ontario), has appointed Hussam Haroun as director of automation.


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China’s Ministry of Agriculture has put in place temporary measures related to approval procedures and the renewal of licences in order to mitigate disruption and delays because of the coronavirus outbreak.


Dabei Nong Biotechnology's GM maize receives Chinese biosafety certificate

Chinese company Beijing Dabei Nong Biotechnology has received a biosafety certificate from the Ministry of Agriculture for its genetically modified glyphosate herbicide-tolerant maize (DBN 9936).

Herbicide Tolerance China

Staphyt receives GEP certification in Morocco

French contract research company Staphyt (Inchy-en-Artois) has received GEP certification in Morocco.

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