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Viewpoint & Interview
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...
ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) has opposed a plan of Petroleum Ministry to grab Rs 38 billion from national kitty to favour some business tycoons...
Date：Sep. 25, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Several U.S. biopesticide manufacturers have recently been snatched up by global agribusiness companies, which experts say will likely spur more research and in...
Worldwide, only a limited number of molecules are available for fumigation: mainly phosphine, methyl bromide and sulfurylfluoride.
Date：Sep. 19, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
DUBAI — The GCC fertilizer industry must continue to focus on sustainability, adopting clean production principles and green economy standards at various stage...
Date：Sep. 14, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Substantial and sustainable uses of organic and compost fertilizer in the farming fields can help protecting the soil nutrients from further declining trend.
Date：Sep. 12, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Following on from its Memo in November last year, when the United States Environmental Protection Agency announced that it had confirmed root worm – a common p...
Last week, state and county officials took exciting steps to further encourage economic investment, create jobs and ensure farmers throughout the Midwest have a...
Date：Sep. 11, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
University of Illinois Assistant Professor Fabián Fernández says many farmers are asking questions about adding nutrients to the soil in preparation for next ...
Date：Sep. 7, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
NEW DELHI: A government Working Group has recommended that a consortium of public-private companies acquire mineral assets such as Rock Phosphate in countries l...
Date：Sep. 6, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
It’s been four years since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued its Rodenticide Risk Mitigation Decision (RRMD) — a decision that included importan...