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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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Bayer/Monsanto win case in Indian seed royalty dispute

Bayer’s Indian joint venture, Mahyco-Monsanto Biotech (MMB), has received a favourable award from the arbitration panel in the proceedings against the Indian companies, Nuziveedu Seeds and Prabhat Agri Biotech.

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Certis Europe/CEV enter Problad distribution deal

Japanese company Mitsui & Co subsidiary Certis Europe and Portuguese company CEV have agreed an exclusive distribution and sales deal for CEV’s BLAD (Banda de Lupinus albus doce) polypeptide-based biofungicide, Problad.

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Russia to introduce anti-dumping duties on EU herbicide imports

Russian President Vladimir Putin has advised the national government to introduce anti-dumping duties on herbicide imports from the EU into Russia.

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Rotam CropSciences

Chinese agrochemical company Rotam CropSciences (Hong Kong) has appointed Calvin Lu as vice-general manager of commercial and smart agriculture for the China region.


Tiger Fund to join Longhan to invest in Origin Agritech

Cayman Islands-based investment company Tiger Capital Fund is to join investment company Longhan Investment Management to invest in Chinese agricultural biotechnology company Origin Agritech (Beijing).


Concentric Ag Corporation

US biostimulant company Concentric Ag Corporation (Denver, Colorado) has appointed Jarrett Chambers as executive vice-president for marketing and sales and chief commercial officer.

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