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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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Mitsui & Co to acquire Belchim Crop Protection

Japanese company Mitsui & Co has agreed to acquire a controlling interest in Belgian company Belchim Crop Protection.
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French court bans sulfoxaflor-based products

The French Administrative Court of Nice has cancelled the approval for Corteva Agrisciences’ insecticides, Closer and Transform (both sulfoxaflor - trade-marked as Isoclast).

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EU votes to ban chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl

EU member states have supported draft decisions not to renew the EU approvals for the insecticides, chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl. The European Commission proposed the move in response to health concerns raised in risk assessments conducted by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

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UPL/Biopreparaty agree biofungicide distribution deal

UPL’s European division and Czech biologicals company Biopreparáty have agreed a distribution deal for the Czech company’s biofungicide, Polyversum WP (Pythium oligandrum strain M1).

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Gowan acquires fenamidone and pencycuron from Bayer

US agrochemical company Gowan's UK-based subsidiary, Gowan Crop Protection, has agreed to acquire Bayer’s fungicides, fenamidone and pencycuron.

Nissan acquires quinoxyfen from Corteva

Nissan Chemical has acquired the product line based on the fungicide, quinoxyfen, from Corteva Agriscience.

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