China Biological Seed Treatment Market - Growth, Trends And Forecasts (2016 - 2021)

  • ID: 2911792
  • Report
  • Region: China
  • 77 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • BASF SE
  • BioWorks Inc
  • Chemtura AgroSolutions
  • Germains Seed Technology
  • INTX Microbials LLC
  • Novozymes A/S
  • MORE
The Chinese market for biological seed treatment is projected to reach US$12.8 million by 2020, posting the fastest 2014-2020 CAGR of 12.3% in all of Asia-Pacific.

China is the second largest seed market in the world, annually using roughly 12.5 million tons of planting seed. About 65% of the Chinese market for seeds is accounted for by hybrid corn, hybrid rice, and vegetable and fruit seeds. China is self-sufficient in rice, corn, wheat, cotton and soybean seeds, in addition to producing 80% of the vegetable and fruit seeds consumed domestically. In a shift from traditional methods, farmers have limited their reliance on saved seeds and have started using government subsidy programs for purchasing commercial seeds of higher quality.

China’s seed industry is highly fragmented and mostly dependent on public institutions for research and development. Inconsistent seed quality and minimal farmer servicing by seed companies has limited yield growth. Rising food demand and limited arable land in China have made this a pressing issue.

The market for seed treatment gains in significance due to a number of factors, prominent among which are agronomic trends that comprise development of high quality seeds through the enhanced potential offered by genetically modified organisms (GMOs), changes in climatic conditions, increasing rates of crop rotation, flexibility in sowing approaches and greater pressure from regulatory requirements. Primary requirements of seed treatment include capability of offering good protection during the germination period, supporting early plant development and enhancing stress tolerance at an early stage. These can be achieved by improving the quality of seed treatment products that offer ease of application at low rates. In short, it may be summed up that the foundation for the future lies in the concept of innovation in seed treatment.

Syngenta, Bayer CropScience and BASF are the top three players in the global seed treatment market, with all of them having an extensive portfolio of agricultural products and solutions. While BioWorks Inc, Advanced Biological Marketing Inc and Valent USA Corp are comparatively smaller players, they offer the potential of becoming big game changers in the area of seed treatment in future. Each company has adopted an individual approach in terms of strategy for future growth. A few have focused on horizontal growth by expanding their presence in emerging markets that offer greatest scope for future prospects, while yet others have been content to operate within their established boundaries and go in for vertical growth by concentrating on innovations in the area of products and solutions.

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the Chinese market for biological seed treatment. Companies covered in the report include Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd (Formerly Makhteshim Agan Industries Ltd), Advanced Biological Marketing Inc, BASF SE, Becker Underwood, Bayer CropScience AG, BioWorks Inc, BrettYoung Limited, Chemtura AgroSolutions, DuPont, Germains Seed Technology, INCOTEC Group BV, INTX Microbials LLC, Monsanto Company, Novozymes A/S, Nufarm Ltd, Plant Health Care, Precision Laboratories LLC, Syngenta International AG, Valent USA Corporation and Wolf Trax Inc.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • BASF SE
  • BioWorks Inc
  • Chemtura AgroSolutions
  • Germains Seed Technology
  • INTX Microbials LLC
  • Novozymes A/S
  • MORE
1. Global Market Overview
1.1 Seed Treatment: An Introduction
1.1.1 Seed Treatment Defined
1.2 Seed Treatment: A Current and Future Perspective
1.2.1 Current Trends in Seed Treatment
1.2.2 What the Future of Seed Treatment Holds
1.3 Seed Statistics
1.3.1 Exports
1.3.2 Imports

2. Introduction
2.1 What is Seed Treatment?
2.1.1 Contemporary Seed Treatments
2.1.2 Good Seed Treatment Practice
2.1.3 The Role of Seed Treatment
2.1.4 Development of Seed Treatments
2.1.5 Seed Treatment and Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
2.1.6 Active Ingredient Loading into the Environment Reduced
2.1.7 Methods of Applying Seed Treatments
2.1.7.1 Seed Dressing
2.1.7.2 Seed Coating
2.1.7.3 Seed Pelleting
2.1.8 User Expectations Addressed
2.2 Biological Seed Treatment

3. Market Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities
3.1 Major Drivers for the Seed Treatment Market
3.1.1 Seed Costs Going Skywards
3.1.2 Price and Weather Volatility
3.1.3 Increase in Farm Sizes
3.1.4 Crop Rotations Getting Shorter
3.1.5 Greater Use of Multi-Component Products
3.1.6 Companies and Suppliers Join the Party
3.2 Key Factors Restraining the Seed Treatment Market
3.2.1 Concerns for the Environment
3.2.2 Imbalance Between Cost and Effectiveness
3.2.3 Limited Dose Capacity
3.2.4 Limited Duration of Protection
3.2.5 Treated Seed Having Limited Shelf Life
3.2.6 Phytotoxicity
3.3 Opportunities for the Seed Treatment Market
3.3.1 Biological Seed Treatment Agents Fostering Growth
3.3.2 Prospects for Seed Treatment Growth Fastest in Asia-Pacific
3.4 Market Scenarios for Seed Treatment

4. Chinese Market Analysis
4.1 Chinese Seed Industry: An Overview
4.1.1 Planting Seeds
4.1.1.1 Corn
4.1.1.2 Rice
4.1.1.3 Wheat
4.1.1.4 Cotton
4.1.1.5 Import and Export Statistics
4.2 Oilseeds

5. Market Share Analysis
5.1 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
5.1.1 Syngenta
5.1.2 Bayer CropScience
5.1.3 BASF
5.1.4 Monsanto
5.2 Perspective Based on Strategic Activities of Companies in the Recent Past
5.2.1 Leading Three Players
5.2.1.1 Bayer CropScience
5.2.1.2 BASF SE
5.2.1.3 Syngenta International AG
52.2 Other Players
5.2.2.1 BioWorks Inc
5.2.2.2 Advanced Biological Marketing Inc
5.2.2.3 Valent USA Corp

6. Company Profiles
6.1 Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd (Formerly Makhteshim Agan Industries Ltd) (Israel)
6.1.1 Business Profile
6.1.2 Financials
6.1.3 Seed Treatment Product Portfolio
6.2 Advanced Biological Marketing Inc (United States)
6.2.1 Business Profile
6.2.2 Product Portfolio
6.2.3 Strategic Developments
6.3 BASF SE (Germany)
6.3.1 Business Profile
6.3.2 Financials
6.3.3 Product Portfolio
6.3.4 Strategic Developments
6.3.5 Becker Underwood (United States)
6.3.5.1 Business Profile
6.3.5.2 Product Portfolio
6.4 Bayer CropScience AG (Germany)
6.4.1 Business Profile
6.4.2 Financials
6.4.3 Product Portfolio
6.4.4 Strategic Developments
6.5 BioWorks Inc (United States)
6.5.1 Business Profile
6.5.2 Product Portfolio
6.5.3 Strategic Developments
6.6 BrettYoung Limited (Canada)
6.6.1 Business Profile
6.6.2 Seed Treatment Product Portfolio
6.6.3 Strategic Developments
6.7 Chemtura AgroSolutions (United States)
6.7.1 Business Profile
6.7.2 Financials
6.7.3 Product Portfolio
6.8 DuPont (United States)
6.8.1 Business Profile
6.8.2 Financials
6.8.3 Product Portfolio
6.9 Germains Seed Technology (United Kingdom)
6.9.1 Business Profile
6.9.2 Technology Portfolio
6.10 INCOTEC Group BV (The Netherlands)
6.10.1 Business Profile
6.10.2 Technology Portfolio
6.11 INTX Microbials LLC (United States)
6.11.1 Business Profile
6.11.2 Product Portfolio
6.12 Monsanto Company (United States)
6.12.1 Business Profile
6.12.2 Financials
6.12.3 Product Portfolio
6.13 Novozymes A/S (Denmark)
6.13.1 Business Profile
6.13.2 Biocontrol Product Portfolio
6.14 Nufarm Ltd (Australia)
6.14.1 Business Profile
6.14.2 Financials
6.14.3 Product Portfolio
6.14.4 Strategic Developments
6.15 Plant Health Care (United Kingdom)
6.15.1 Business Profile
6.15.2 Product Portfolio
6.16 Precision Laboratories LLC (United States)
6.16.1 Business Profile
6.16.2 Seed Treatment and Enhancement Product Portfolio
6.16.3 Strategic Developments
6.17 Syngenta International AG (Switzerland)
6.17.1 Business Profile
6.17.2 Financials
6.17.3 Product Portfolio
6.17.4 Strategic Developments
6.18 Valent USA Corporation (United States)
6.18.1 Business Profile
6.18.2 Product Portfolio
6.18.3 Strategic Developments
6.19 Wolf Trax Inc (Canada)
6.19.1 Business Profile
6.19.2 Product Portfolio

7. Appendix
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Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd
Advanced Biological Marketing Inc
BASF SE
Bayer CropScience AG
BioWorks Inc
BrettYoung Limited
Chemtura AgroSolutions
DuPont
Germains Seed Technology
INCOTEC Group BV
INTX Microbials LLC
Monsanto Company
Novozymes A/S
Nufarm Ltd
Plant Health Care
Precision Laboratories LLC
Syngenta International AG
Valent USA Corporation
Wolf Trax Inc
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