Growth in Seed Treatment Industry Driven by Product Innovations

A critical success factor in seed treatment market is the ability of a market participant to innovate a complete protection solution against various biotic and abiotic stresses in a single product.

DALLAS, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control And Others) And by Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds And Others): Global Trends, Forecasts And Technical Insights Up To 2018" is now available with


The global seed treatment market was valued at $2,287.4 million in 2012 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 10.6% by 2018, to be valued at $4,190.4 million. The global fungicide seed treatments market is growing at a CAGR of 9.2% and is expected to reach $1,367.8 million by 2018. The global insecticides seed treatment market is projected to reach $2,182.8 million by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 10.8%

As per the report @, seed treatment chemical insecticide is the largest segment of seed treatment market and accounts for over 51.7% of the market share. North America and Latin America, especially countries such as U.S., Brazil, and Argentina, are the mature markets for seed treatment products. Asia-Pacific, especially China and India are expected to be high-growth markets for seed treatment during the review period. Currently, Asia-Pacific represents 7.0% share of the global seed treatment market and is expected to reach $306.8 million by 2018.

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Profiles (Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, And Developments*) of following companies are covered in this report on the global seed treatment market:
Advanced Biological Marketing, Astec Global, BASF, SE, Bayer Cropscience AG, Brettyoung Limited, Chemtura Corporation, Cibus Global, E.I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company, Germains Seed Technology, Incotec Group BV, Morflora, Monsanto Company, Novozymes A/S, Nufarm Limited, Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited, Plant Health Care PLC, Precision Laboratories Incorporation, Syngenta AG, Valent U.S.A. Corporation, Wolf Trax Incorporation and Ceres Inc.
*Details On Overview, Financials, Product & Services, Strategy, And Developments Might Not Be Captured In Case Of Unlisted Companies.

Spread over 457 pages, this seed treatment market research report provides more than 184 data tables and 60 figures that help analyze market trends by covering the following as its scope:

  • Types: Chemical, Non-chemical
  • Applications:Insecticides, fungicides, bio-control, and other chemical seed treatments
  • Crop applications: Cereals and grains, oilseeds and other crops
  • Geography: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and ROW

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The global seed treatment market consists of crop protection chemicals or agrochemicals, specifically for seeds, and genetically modified (GM) crop-seeds. Crop protection chemicals are the most dominating segment of this market in terms of market share as well as product innovations. Seed treatment market is further classified as insecticides (chemical), fungicides (chemical), bio-control seed treatments, and other seed treatment chemicals.

On the basis of types, seed treatment market is further segmented as chemical and non-chemical. Bio-based seed treatments, a part of non-chemical seed treatment, are made up of renewable resources and contain natural active ingredients. These seed treatments have much of a no negative impact on the environment, workforce and consumers safety when compared to chemical seed treatments. Bio-based seed treatment is expected to be one of the fastest growing seed treatment segments in the near future.

Rising GM seed prices and cost effectiveness of seed treatments over other crop protection methods are expected to drive the demand for the seed treatment market in the near future. However, an absence of centralized government regulations for treated seed and seed treatment active ingredient registration are expected to hamper the growth and demand for seed treatments in the next five years.

One of the critical success factors (CSFs) in the market is the ability of a market participant to innovate a complete protection solution against various biotic and abiotic stresses in a single product. This battle of most of the grower-friendly, crop-friendly and environment-friendly product innovations are going to be one of the key strategy market players following the seed treatment industry in the next five years.

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