The seed treatment products have been a significant impact on agricultural production under crop protection chemical market. Seed treatment is gaining better response compared to other pest control agents. The seed treatment market was valued at USD 4.82 Billion in 2014; and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 10.8%, by 2020. Insecticides held the largest market size in terms of value under crop protection chemicals and are projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period.
This report estimates the size of the global seed treatment market in terms of value. The market has been segmented on the basis of function, methods of treatment, crop type, and region. In 2014, the global seed treatment market was led by North America, where the U.S. is a major producer. Latin America is the second-largest region with regard to the application of seed treatment. The crop type considered are corn, soybean, cotton, canola, and others that include fruits & vegetables, turf, ornamental & forage crop, and other cereals & oilseed crops. The global seed treatment market is divided into regions and further into key country-level markets, and projected in terms of value. Drivers, restraints, opportunities, burning issues, and challenges of the market are also discussed in detail in the report.
The driving factors for this market are the increasing global population and food requirements, rise in cost of fertilizers & pesticides, and easier residue management. Seed treatment gained popularity due to various factors, including increasing cost of farm-level seed treatment and conventional agrochemical application, increased yield of high-quality agricultural produce, increasing rates of crop rotation and raising awareness among farmers about the benefits of using high-end agro products.
‘Seed treatment can be done by the use of chemicals, biological and physical technologies. Chemical seed treatment is the most widely used around globe.
The report provides a complete analysis of the key global players in the seed treatment market, with a clear insight and observation on the developments, trends, and their product portfolio. With a huge opportunity in the market, the existing companies are experiencing a significant shift in the industry. Leading players, such as, Syngenta AG (Switzerland), Bayer CropScience AG (Germany), BASF SE (Germany), Nufarm Ltd (Australia), Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd (Japan), and Platform Specialty Products Ltd. (U.S.) have been profiled in the report. These players have been implementing different strategies such as licensing, agreements & collaborations, and new product launches to achieve global expansion and development in the seed treatment market.
This report provides the current competitive scenario of seed treatment market to take strategic decisions for companies such as seed coaters/treaters, seed companies, and R&D and marketing units of leading companies, among others in the future.
Scope of the Report
This report focuses on the seed treatment market. This research categorizes seed treatment on the basis of function, method of treatment, crop type, and region.
On the basis of region, the seed treatment market has been segmented as follows:
- North America
- Latin America
- Rest of the World (RoW)
On the basis of function, the seed treatments market has been segmented as follows:
- Crop Protection Chemicals
- Seed Enhancement
On the basis of type, the seed treatment market has been segmented as follows:
- Chemical Seed Treatment
- Physical Seed Treatment
- Biological Seed Treatment
On the basis of crop type, the seed treatment market has been segmented as follows:
- Others (fruits & vegetables, turf, ornamental & forage crop, and other cereals & oilseed crops)
With the given market data, we offer customizations according to the company’s specific scientific needs.
The following customization options are available for the report:
- Further breakdown of the Rest of Europe seed treatment market into Sweden, Norway, and Romania
- Further breakdown of the Rest of Asia-Pacific seed treatment market into South Korea, North Korea, New Zealand, and Sri Lanka
- Further breakdown of the Rest of the Latin America seed treatment market into Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile, and Cuba
- Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five)