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Viewpoint & Interview
Date：Jan. 5, 2013 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Back in 2010, global mining giant BHP Billiton was aching to buy Canadian fertilizer producer Potash Corp. And the Chinese government was apparently fretting ab...
Date：Jan. 4, 2013 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
India’s agrochemical industry can be divided into producers of technical agrochemicals - the bulk actives - and formulators who compound actives in forms that ...
Date：Dec. 25, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
MEPs have advised that certain uses of neonicotinoid pesticides should be banned or subject to strict controls in Europe as a growing scientific consensus that ...
With rising incomes, huge population, changing food habits and untapped export potential, India is the growth engine for Asia and the total value of Indian mark...
Date：Dec. 24, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Just 8% of the mineral phosphorus input into US domestic agriculture in 2007 ended up being eaten by Americans that year.
Date：Dec. 21, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Vice-president Guy Scott has urged farmers whose fields were invaded by army worms to ensure that they replant certified seed.
Dr Scott said farmers should not...
Date：Dec. 19, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
This article will explain how many field trials should be conducted and where they should be done when register a pesticide in Europe.
Date：Dec. 14, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Fertilizer plants operating on the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) network received almost half of the gas in year 2012 against what they received in...
Despite protests last spring, the Rothamsted Research Institute plans to move forward with planting genetically modified wheat in Hertfordshire, England, in 201...
Date：Dec. 13, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Industry body Fertiliser Association of India (FAI) called for urgently increasing urea prices as well as for reforms to the government’s urea policy.
Date：Dec. 10, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Several groups, including environmental, professional and academic, have increased opposition activities against granting of permits to grow genetically modifie...
Date：Dec. 6, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
As safe and effective alternatives for traditional chemical pesticides, the latest round of M&A is a testament to the growing importance of biopesticides. I thi...
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Date：Dec. 5, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
NEW DELHI: High price of fertiliser has affected implementation of a programme aimed at increasing production of wheat and rice, Agriculture Minister Sharad Paw...
Date：Dec. 4, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
"A good QA system is a cornerstone and safeguard for us to have successfully opened up the world market", said Mr. Yang Zhengyu, the Chairman of Tide Group in a...
Date：Nov. 23, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
It is a brave investment for anyone in the Indian agrochemical industry, which, like its pharmaceutical peers, mostly focuses on manufacturing generic products
Date：Nov. 15, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Bayer CropScience’s vision for its campus here includes constructing a second high-tech greenhouse and a new research-and-development building for its rapidly ...
Date：Nov. 8, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
The EU system for approvals of GMOs is accumulating a huge backlog which is threatening to disrupt Europe’s supplies of agricultural commodities.
Nigerian House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture has faulted the Federal Government e-wallet policy on fertiliser distribution to farmers and increase...
Date：Nov. 7, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
With heightened consumer awareness about what goes into growing their food, pesticides made from biological compounds have become increasingly popular.
Date：Nov. 6, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
After 18 years of seemingly endless talks and debates, Russia has finally become a member of the WTO. Its biggest companies have been active in the global marke...
Date：Nov. 1, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Oilseed rape yields could be cut by almost 10% if a key fungicide group is banned by EU officials, a report has warned.
Date：Oct. 29, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Companies selling genetically modified (GM), herbicide tolerant (HT) crops claim their varieties are environmentally friendly since they require lower amounts o...
Date：Oct. 19, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
C S Liew
The world of generic pesticides belongs to the Chinese manufacturers because they manufacture the widest range of products as well as having most of the key raw...
Date：Oct. 17, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Subsidizing farmers’ fertilizer is a poor way to fight hunger and should be phased out, according to a new report from a leading agriculture research group.
Date：Oct. 10, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Officials are crediting a perfect alignment of events with creating the right situation for the planned CHS Inc. Spiritwood Nitrogen Project to be built in the ...
Indian fertilizer buyers are unlikely to agree to new potash contracts with the world’s two big suppliers until December at the earliest, the head of one of In...
In fact, the current Brazilian legislation, in force since 1989, needs to be updated and aligned, with changes and improvements, harmonizing with the regulation...
Date：Oct. 8, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Luo Haizhang also believes that the higher glyphosate price excludes market speculation; it should be understood as the price is rising again reasonable. It’s ...
Date：Oct. 5, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
India should put in place a domestic legislation on liability and redress for damage to biodiversity resulting from living modified organisms (LMO), pending its...
Date：Sep. 27, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
The Competitive Enterprise Institute released a new study finding that regulatory policy could inhibit the development of a generic market for biotech seeds onc...