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Stuart
Stuart
Hill Hill
Head
Head
of Innovation
of Innovation
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Technology
Technology
Duncan
Duncan
Connabeer
Connabeer
Technical
Technical
Support
Support
Manager
Manager
Dr David
Dr David
Ellerton
Ellerton
Technical
Technical
Director
Director
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KeyKey
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active
ingredients
ingredients
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under
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threat
of revocation
of revocation
• Glyphosate
• Glyphosate
• Neonicotinoids
• Neonicotinoids
• Metazachlor
• Metazachlor
• Metaldehyde
• Metaldehyde
• Thiram
• Thiram
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