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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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Russian FAS to impose similar terms as Bayer on Syngenta and DowDuPont

The Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) is to require that Syngenta and DowDuPont work in Russia on the same terms as Bayer.

BASF's Inscalis gets first global registration in Australia

BASF has received its first global registration for its new insecticide, Versys (afidopyropen – trade-marked as Inscalis – 100 g/litre) in Australia.
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Staphyt opens phytosanitary experimental station in Morocco

French contract research company Staphyt (Inchy-en-Artois) has opened its first phytosanitary experimental station in Meknes, Morocco.


Agrow Awards 2018 open for entries

The Agrow Awards 2018 are open for entries. The 11th instalment of the coveted awards for the crop protection and agricultural biotechnology industries comprises 17 categories.
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Syngenta/IVCC's new ai enters early development

A new insecticide active ingredient being developed by Syngenta with a novel mode of action to address resistance in the control of malaria vectors is entering the early development phase.
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Indian approval for Punjab Chemicals' metamitron

Indian company Punjab Chemicals has received approval from the country’s Central Insecticides Board and Registration Committee for the herbicide, metamitron.

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