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Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023

Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023

The global crop protection market reached a value of US$ 57.7 Billion in 2017. The market value is further expected to reach US$ 77.3 Billion by 2023, exhibiting a CAGR of around 5% during 2018-2023. Crop protection chemicals help in managing and minimising plant diseases, weeds and other pests that damage agricultural crops. These chemicals also help in increasing and maintaining year over year crop yield. Crop protection chemicals can be mainly classified into herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides. Earlier, farmers used to control the infestation of insects and fungi by inorganic compounds such as arsenic and mercury salts. Currently, there are hundreds of chemicals available for protecting crops from getting damaged by birds, insects, rodents, bacteria, etc. The importance of crop protection chemicals have increased significantly over the last few decades catalysed by the need to enhance agricultural output and ensure adequate food availability for the growing global population.

From a population of around 7.6 Billion people today, the global population is expected to exceed 9 Billion by 2050. Moreover, the amount of arable land is also decreasing with rising urbanisation levels and more people living in cities compared to the countryside. Crop protection chemicals are expected to play a major role in increasing agriculture productivity in the coming years. These chemicals are expected to maximize agriculture yield by eliminating pests that reduce yields; resulting in more product per acre and lowering the need to convert natural areas such as woods and forests, native prairies, wetlands, plains, and other wildlife habitat into farm lands.

Crop protection chemicals such as herbicides have made no-till farming a viable option, allowing farmers to reduce erosion by leaving the soil largely undisturbed. Herbicides can be utilised for controlling weeds in no-till crop production, removing the need for cultivation; residue from the previous crop holds the soil in place during wind and rain. Crop residue also prevents runoff of agricultural chemicals and soil that may otherwise impact aquatic habitat and fresh water supplies downstream.

Another major benefit of crop protection chemicals is the control of infectious insects. Livestock is affected by flies and various other pests that cause disease, deliver painful bites, and impose stress. Insecticides play a major role in controlling these insects, resulting in animals converting their feed into meat and milk more efficiently and thus increasing profitability.

Crop protection chemicals have also been used to reduce the spread of exotic pest populations. For instance, herbicides were found to be very effective in controlling the weed purple loosestrife in marshes and wetlands. Similarly, herbicides were also effective against Canada thistle and Johnsongrass along rights-of-way and in farm fields.

Crop Protection chemicals also provide a major role in producing high quality grain and forage. For example, insecticides protect alfalfa crops from insects and diseases which would otherwise lead to significant reduction in the protein content (an important dietary requirement for dairy cattle) and yield.

Market Summary:

Based on the product type, the market has been segmented into herbicides, fungicides, insecticides and others. Currently, herbicides dominate the market, holding the largest share.
Based on the origin, the market has been segmented as synthetic and natural. Synthetic crop protection chemicals currently represents a bigger segment.
Based on the crop type, the market has been segmented as cereal and grains; oilseed and pulses; fruits and vegetables; and others.
Based on the form, the market has been segmented as solid and liquid.
On the basis of mode of application, the market has been segmented as foliar spray, seed treatment, soil treatment and others.
Region-wise, the market has been segmented into Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America.
The competitive landscape of the market has also been examined with some of the key players being BASF SE, The DOW Chemical Company, Dupont, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd, Syngenta AG, Bayer Cropscience AG, FMC Corporation, Monsanto Company, Nufarm Limited and ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd.
This report provides a deep insight into the global crop protection chemicals market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the crop protection chemicals market in any manner.

Key Questions Answered in This Report:

How has the global crop protection chemicals market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
What are the key regional markets in the global crop protection chemicals industry?
What are the major forms in the global crop protection chemicals industry?
What are the key crop types in the global crop protection chemicals industry?
What are the key product types in the global crop protection chemicals industry?
What are the key modes of application in the global crop protection chemicals industry?
What are the price trends of crop protection chemicals?
What are the various stages in the value chain of the global crop protection chemicals market?
What are the key driving factors and challenges in the global crop protection chemicals market?
What is the structure of the global crop protection chemicals market and who are the key players?
What is the degree of competition in the global crop protection chemicals market?
How are crop protection chemicals manufactured?


1 Preface
2 Scope and Methodology
2.1 Objectives of the Study
2.2 Stakeholders
2.3 Data Sources
2.3.1 Primary Sources
2.3.2 Secondary Sources
2.4 Market Estimation
2.4.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.4.2 Top-Down Approach
2.5 Forecasting Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Introduction
4.1 Overview
4.2 Key Industry Trends
5 Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Market Performance
5.3 Market Breakup by Product Type
5.4 Market Breakup by Origin
5.5 Market Breakup by Crop Type
5.6 Market Breakup by Form
5.7 Market Breakup by Mode of Application
5.8 Market Breakup by Region
5.9 Market Forecast
5.10 SWOT Analysis
5.10.1 Overview
5.10.2 Strengths
5.10.3 Weaknesses
5.10.4 Opportunities
5.10.5 Threats
5.11 Value Chain Analysis
5.12 Porters Five Forces Analysis
5.12.1 Overview
5.12.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
5.12.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
5.12.4 Degree of Competition
5.12.5 Threat of New Entrants
5.12.6 Threat of Substitutes
5.13 Price Analysis
5.13.1 Price Indicators
5.13.2 Price Structure
5.13.3 Price Trends
6 Market Breakup by Product Type
6.1 Herbicides
6.2 Fungicides
6.3 Insecticides
6.4 Others
7 Market Breakup by Origin
7.1 Synthetic
7.2 Natural
8 Market Breakup by Crop Type
8.1 Cereal and Grains
8.2 Fruits and Vegetables
8.3 Oilseed and Pulses
8.4 Others
9 Market Breakup by Form
9.1 Liquid
9.2 Solid
10 Market Breakup by Mode of Application
10.1 Foliar Spray
10.2 Seed Treatment
10.3 Soil Treatment
10.4 Others
11 Market Breakup by Region
11.1 Asia Pacific
11.2 North America
11.3 Europe
11.4 Middle East and Africa
11.5 Latin America
12 Crop Protection Chemicals Manufacturing Process
12.1 Product Overview
12.2 Raw Material Requirements
12.3 Manufacturing Process
12.4 Key Success and Risk Factors
13 Competitive Landscape
13.1 Market Structure
13.2 Key Players
13.3 Profiles of Key Players
13.3.1 BASF SE
13.3.2 The DOW Chemical Company
13.3.3 Dupont
13.3.4 Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd
13.3.5 Syngenta AG
13.3.6 Bayer Cropscience AG
13.3.7 FMC Corporation
13.3.8 Monsanto Company
13.3.9 Nufarm Limited
13.3.10 ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd.
List of Figures
Figure 1: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Major Drivers and Challenges
Figure 2: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 3: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Breakup by Product Type (in %), 2017
Figure 4: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Breakup by Origin (in %), 2017
Figure 5: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Breakup by Crop Type (in %), 2017
Figure 6: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Breakup by Form (in %), 2017
Figure 7: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Breakup by Mode of Application (in %), 2017
Figure 8: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2017
Figure 9: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 10: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 11: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Industry: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 12: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Industry: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 13: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals (Herbicides) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 14: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals (Fungicides) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 15:Global: Crop Protection Chemicals (Insecticides) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 16:Global: Crop Protection Chemicals (Others): Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 17: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals (Synthetic) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 18: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals (Natural) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 19: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals (Cereal and Grains) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 20: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals (Fruits and Vegetables) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 21: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals (Oilseed and Pulses) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 22: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals (Liquid) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 23: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals (Solid) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 24: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals (Application by Foliar Spray) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 25: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals (Application in Seed Treatment) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 26: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals (Application in Soil Treatment) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 27: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals (Other Applications) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 28: Asia Pacific: Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 29: North America: Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 30: Europe: Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 31: Middle East and Africa: Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 32: Latin America: Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 33: Crop Protection Chemicals Manufacturing: Process Flow
List of Tables
Table 1: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2017 and 2023
Table 2: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Product Type (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Table 3: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Origin (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Table 4: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Crop Type (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Table 5: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Form (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Table 6: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Application (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Table 7: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Table 8: Crop Protection Chemicals: Raw Material Requirements
Table 9: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market Structure
Table 10: Global: Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Key Players

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