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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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S Am Ag Ministers urge end to EU/Chinese GMO delays

Agriculture Ministers from five South American countries have urged the EU and China to stop delaying import authorisations for genetically modified crops, reports the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA). 
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Monsanto France

Monsanto has appointed Catherine Lamboley as sales manager of it seed division in France, Belgium and the north-west African Maghreb region.
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Chinese researchers produce DBM-resistant GM cabbage

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences have successfully incorporated a Bt cry1la8 gene into genetically modified cabbage plants to improve resistance to diamondback moths (DBM - Plutella xylostella). 
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Eurofins Agroscience Services

Contract research company Eurofins Agroscience Services has appointed Vincent Drèze as business unit manager of its agroscience regulatory group.

Farm Hannong gets Malaysian OK for metamifop

South Korean chemical company LG Chem’s agrochemical subsidiary, Farm Hannong, has received Malaysian registration for its herbicide, Pyzero (metamifop 10%).
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Agrow Awards 2017 shortlist released

The finalists for the Agrow Awards 2017, the tenth instalment of the coveted Awards, have been revealed with the release of this year’s shortlist.