Global Seed Treatment Market - Segmented by Application, Crop Type and Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2017 - 2022

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  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 136 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
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The greatest prospects for seed treatment lie in maximizing the plants generic potential through bespoke solutions, which need a combination of crop protection, innovation and crop solution techniques. Of these, the first encompasses conventional techniques of foliar and seed disinfection, the second involves existing techniques for enhancing seed vitality through innovative application technologies and the third covers crop management through using innovative technology for genetics/traits. The global seed treatment market was worth around $4.2 billion in 2015 and is expected to cross $6.4 billion by 2020 growing at the CAGR of 8.9% during the forecast period 2015-2020.

The market for seed treatment gains in significance due to a number of factors like rise in seed cost, volatility in weather along with price and greater use of multicomponent products are driving the seed treatment market. Greater pressure from regulatory requirements is one of the major factor attributed to drive the market. 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.

The factors affecting the market are imbalance between the cost & effectiveness, concern for environment and limited shelf life. Due to awareness of health benefits, the biological seed treatments are creating an opportunity for seed treatment market. Asia-Pacific is expected to be the fastest growing market during forecast period.

The global market for seed treatment comprises chemical agents, including insecticides, fungicides and other chemicals and non-chemical agents, of which chemical agents form the most dominant application segment. Among non-chemical seed treatment, Biological seed treatment agents include applications that are derived from renewable resources and contain natural active ingredients. These seed treatment agents have no adverse impact on the environment, workers and consumers in comparison to chemical agents, as a consequence of it demand for them to witness the fastest growth during forecast period.

Worldwide, chemical agents dominate the market for seed treatments, cornering an estimated share of 93.8% in 2015, with demand for the same projected to reach US$6.4 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 8.9% between 2015 and 2020. Within this application category, insecticides constitute the largest sub-category, with an estimated 2015 share of 50.5% of overall seed treatment demand. However, fungicide seed treatments are slated to witness the fastest CAGR of 9.5% during 2015-2020 in reaching a projected demand of US$2.2 billion by 2020. The global market for non-chemical seed treatment agents is slated to outpace chemical agents by posting a robust CAGR of 10% over the similar period to reach a projected US$420 million by 2020.

By region, North America dominates the global seed treatment market, with a share estimated to be 48.2% in 2015, though Asia-Pacific�s demand for these compounds is likely to emerge as the fastest growing with a compounded annual rate of 10.6% during 2015-2020.

Corn/maize is the most widely crop seed to be treated with these compounds, accounting for an estimated share of 31% in 2015. In terms of growth, however, the market for seed treatment for soybeans is likely to be the fastest in compounding annually at 9.5% between 2015 and 2020.

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 Offers:
  • Market Definition for the specified topic along with identification of key drivers and restraints for the market.
  • Market analysis for the Global Seed Treatment Market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on a global and regional scale.
  • Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios, rising prospective opportunities and identification of key companies which can influence the market on a global and regional scale.
  • Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their share of markets.�
  • Identification and analysis of the Macro and Micro factors that affect the Global Seed Treatment Market on both global and regional scale.
  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.
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  • To gain an insight about the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and also identify the regions which are untapped.
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1. Introduction
1.1 Key Deliverables of the study
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Market Definition
2. Research Approach & Methodology
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Research Designs
2.3 Study Timelines
2.4 Study Phases
2.4.1 Secondary Research
2.4.2 Discussion Guide
2.4.3 Market Engineering and Econometric Modelling
2.4.4 Expert Validation
3. KEY FINDINGS OF THE STUDY
4. MARKET DYNAMICS
4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Seed Costs Going Skywards
4.1.2 Price and Weather Volatility
4.1.3 Increase in Farm Sizes and Crop Rotations Getting Shorter
4.1.4 Greater Use of Multi-Component Products
4.1.5 Companies and Suppliers Join the Party
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 Concerns for the Environment
4.2.2 Imbalance between Cost and Effectiveness
4.2.3 Limited Dose Capacity, protection and Shelf Life
4.2.4 Phytotoxicity
4.3 Opportunities
4.3.1 Biological Seed Treatment Agents Fostering Growth
4.3.2 Prospects for Seed Treatment Growth Fastest in Asia-Pacific
4.4 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
4.4.5 Degree of Competition
4.5 Regulatory Environment
5. MARKET SEGMENTATION
5.1 By Application
5.1.1 Chemical
5.1.1.1 Insecticides
5.1.1.2 Fungicides
5.1.1.3 Other Chemicals
5.1.2 Non- Chemical
5.1.2.1 Biopesticides
5.1.2.2 Inoculants
5.1.3 Physical Seed Treatment
5.2 By Crop type
5.2.1 Cereals and Grains
5.2.1.1 Corn/Maize
5.2.1.2 Wheat
5.2.1.3 Rice
5.2.2 Oil seeds
5.2.2.1 Soybeans
5.2.2.2 Canola
5.2.2.3 Cotton
5.2.2.4 Others
5.3 By Application Technique
5.3.1 Seed Coating
5.3.2 Seed Pelleting
5.3.3 Seed Dressing
6. By Geography
6.1 North America
6.1.1 U.S.
6.1.2 Canada
6.1.3 Mexico
6.1.4 Others
6.2 Europe
6.2.1 Spain
6.2.2 U.K.
6.2.3 France
6.2.4 Germany
6.2.5 Russia
6.2.6 Italy
6.2.7 Others
6.3 Asia-Pacific
6.3.1 China
6.3.2 Japan
6.3.3 India
6.3.4 Thailand
6.3.5 Vietnam
6.3.6 Australia
6.3.7 Others
6.4 South America
6.4.1 Brazil
6.4.2 Argentina
6.4.3 Others
6.5 ROW
7. Competitive Landscape
7.1 Most Adopted Strategies
7.2 Most Active Companies
7.3 Market Share Analysis
8. Company Profiles
8.1 ADAMA AGRICULTURAL SOLUTIONS LTD (FORMERLY MAKHTESHIM AGAN INDUSTRIES LTD) (ISRAEL)
8.2 ADVANCED BIOLOGICAL MARKETING INC (UNITED STATES)
8.3 BASF SE (GERMANY)
8.4 BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG (GERMANY)
8.5 BIOWORKS INC (UNITED STATES)
8.6 BRETTYOUNG LIMITED (CANADA)
8.7 CHEMTURA AGROSOLUTIONS (UNITED STATES)
8.8 DUPONT (UNITED STATES)
8.9 GERMAINS SEED TECHNOLOGY (UNITED KINGDOM)
8.10 INCOTEC GROUP BV (THE NETHERLANDS)
8.11 VERDESIAN LIFE SCIENCES
8.12 MONSANTO COMPANY (UNITED STATES)
8.13 NOVOZYMES A/S (DENMARK)
8.14 NUFARM LTD (AUSTRALIA)
8.15 PLANT HEALTH CARE (UNITED KINGDOM)
8.16 PRECISION LABORATORIES LLC (UNITED STATES)
8.17 SYNGENTA INTERNATIONAL AG (SWITZERLAND)
8.18 VALENT USA CORPORATION (UNITED STATES)
8.19 WOLF TRAX INC (CANADA)
9. Appendix
9.1 Sources
9.2 Bibliography
9.3 Disclaimer

List of Tables

1: Global Seed Treatment market Revenue, by Region, 2012-2020 ($Million)
2: Global Seed Treatment market Revenue, by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
3: Global Seed Treatment market Revenue, by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
4: Global Seed Treatment market Revenue, by Application Technique, 2012-2020 ($Million)
5: Global Market for Seed Treatment Insecticides by Region from 2012-2020 (In US$ Million)
6: Global Market for Seed Treatment Fungicides by Region from 2012-2020 (In US$ Million)
7: Global Market for Other Seed Treatment Chemicals by Region from 2012-2020 (In US$ Million)
8: Global Seed Treatment market Revenue for Non- Chemical Agents, 2015-2020 ($Million)
9: Global Market for Seed Treatment in Corn/Maize from 2012-2020 (In US$ Million)
10: Global Market for Seed Treatment in Soybeans from 2012-2020 (In US$ Million)
11: Global Market for Seed Treatment in Wheat from 2012-2020 (In US$ Million)
12: Global Market for Seed Treatment in Rice from 2012-2020 (In US$ Million)
13: Global Market for Seed Treatment in Canola from 2012-2020 (In US$ Million)
14: Global Market for Seed Treatment in Cotton from 2012-2020 (In US$ Million)
15: Global Market for Seed Treatment in Other Crops from 2012-2020 (In US$ Million)
16: North America Seed Treatment market Revenues, by Country, 2012-2020 ($Million)
17: North American Market for Seed Treatment market Revenues, by Application Segment, 2012-2020 ($Million)
18: North American Market for Seed Treatment market, by Crop Type, 2012-2020 (In US$ Million)
19: U.S. Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
20: U.S. Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
21: Canada Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
22: Canada Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
23: Mexico Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
24: Mexico Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
25: Other North American Countries: Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
26: Other North American Countries: Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
27: Europe Seed Treatment market Revenues, by Country 2012-2020 ($Million)
28: Europe Market for Seed Treatment market Revenues, by Application Segment, 2012-2020 ($Million)
29: Europe American Market for Seed Treatment market, by Crop Type, 2012-2020 (In US$ Million)
30: Spain Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
31: Spain Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
32: U.K. Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
33: U.K. Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
34: France Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
35: France Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
36: Germany Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
37: Germany Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
38: Russia Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
39: Russia Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
40: Italy Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
41: Italy Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
42: Other European Countries: Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
43: Other European Countries: Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
44: Asia Pacific Seed Treatment market Revenues, by Country 2012-2020($Million)
45: Asia Pacific Market for Seed Treatment market Revenues, by Application Segment, 2012-2020 ($Million)
46: Asia Pacific American Market for Seed Treatment market, by Crop Type, 2012-2020 (In US$ Million)
47: China Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
48: China Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
49: India Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
50: India Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
51: Japan Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
52: Japan Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
53: Thailand Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
54: Thailand Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
55: Australia Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
56: Australia Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
57: Other APAC Countries: Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
58: Other APAC Countries: Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
59: South America Seed Treatment market Revenues, by Country 2012-2020 ($Million)
60: South America Market for Seed Treatment market Revenues, by Application Segment, 2012-2020 ($Million)
61: South America American Market for Seed Treatment market, by Crop Type, 2012-2020 (In US$ Million)
62: Brazil Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
63: Brazil Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
64: Argentina Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
65: Argentina Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
66: Other South American Countries: Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Crop Type, 2012-2020 ($Million)
67: Other South American Countries: Seed Treatment market Revenue,by Application, 2012-2020 ($Million)
68: RoW Seed Treatment market Revenues, by Country 2012-2020 ($Million)
69: RoW Market for Seed Treatment market Revenues, by Application Segment, 2012-2020 ($Million)
70: RoW American Market for Seed Treatment market, by Crop Type, 2012-2020 (In US$ Million)
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