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Seed Treatment Market by Function (Crop Protection Chemicals, seed enhancement), Type (Chemical, Physical, Biological), Crop Type (corn, soybean, cotton, canola, others), & by Region - Global Trends & Forecast to 2020

Seed Treatment Market by Function (Crop Protection Chemicals, seed enhancement), Type (Chemical, Physical, Biological), Crop Type (corn, soybean, cotton, canola, others), & by Region - Global Trends & Forecast to 2020

In order to cater to the demand for higher food production with increasing agricultural input consumption across the globe, farmers are focusing on boosting crop production and their nutritive values. Seed treatments are seen as a technique that can improve their return on investment. Seed treatments play an essential role in protecting crops from pests and improving their yield.

Leading companies in the seed treatment market are continuously developing new products, technologies, and methods for manufacturing seed products with high proficiency. Thus, the seed treatment market has been gaining global acceptance among farmers. The leading players in this market are 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.). These players are adopting different strategies to grow and develop in the seed treatment market. Licensing, new product launches & licensing agreements, and research collaborations have been the key strategies adopted by market players for global expansion.

The market for seed treatment is estimated to be USD 4.82 billion in 2014, and is projected to reach USD 8.87 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 10.8%. In 2014, North America was the largest market; this market, it is projected to grow to USD 3.65 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 11.9%, as studied from 2015. Latin America is the second-largest market of seed treatment, and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 11.1% during the forecast period. The U.S. was one of the leading market for seed treatment in North America and accounted for nearly 85% share in 2014. India was one of the leading consumers of seed treatment in Asia-Pacific market, and is projected to be the fastest-growing market, globally, at a highest CAGR from 2015 to 2020.

The seed treatment market, in this study, consists of the following crops: corn, rice, wheat, soybean, cotton, canola, sunflower,and others that include fruits & vegetables, turf, ornamental & forage crops, and other cereals & oilseed crops.

The crop protection chemical seed treatment accounted for a larger market share in 2014, and is projected to grow with the increasing demand from the agriculture and food industries. This market is projected to grow at as highest CAGR of 11.2% from 2015 to 2020.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • STUDY SCOPE
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY
    • STAKEHOLDERS
    • LIMITATIONS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY RESEARCH
      • PRIMARY RESEARCH
    • FACTOR ANALYSIS
      • INTRODUCTION
      • DEMAND-SIDE ANALYSIS
      • SUPPLY-SIDE ANALYSIS
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION
    • MARKET SHARE ESTIMATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS & LIMITATIONS
      • ASSUMPTIONS
      • LIMITATIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN SEED TREATMENT MARKET
    • SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY FUNCTION
    • SEED TREATMENT MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC REGION
    • U.S. DOMINATED OVERALL SEED TREATMENT MARKET IN 2014
    • SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY CROP TYPE, 2014
    • CORN ACCOUNTED FOR LARGEST SHARE IN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY CROP TYPE IN 2014
    • SEED TREATMENT MARKET: DEVELOPED VS. DEVELOPING MARKETS
    • SEED TREATMENT MARKET LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET EVOLUTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • BY TYPE
      • BY FUNCTION
      • BY CROP TYPE
      • BY APPLICATION TECHNIQUE
      • BY REGION
      • DRIVERS
        • Table SEED TREATMENT AS COST-EFFECTIVE SOLUTION
        • Table WORLD POPULATION
      • RESTRAINTS
        • Table SEED TREATMENT FUNGICIDES
        • Table SEED TREATMENT INSECTICIDES
      • OPPORTUNITIES
      • BURNING ISSUES
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • KEY INFLUENCERS
    • KEY TRENDS
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
    • STRATEGIC BENCHMARKING
      • GROWTH STRATEGIES CONCENTRATED IN LATIN AMERICA
      • OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH AGREEMENTS WITH CHANNEL PARTNERS
  • SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY FUNCTION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • CROP PROTECTION CHEMICALS
      • INSECTICIDES
        • Table INSECTICIDES: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • FUNGICIDES
        • Table FUNGICIDES: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • OTHERS
        • Table COMMERCIAL NEMATICIDES, BY ACTIVE INGREDIENT & CROP
        • Table OTHERS: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • SEED ENHANCEMENT
      • INOCULANTS
        • Table COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE INOCULANTS, BY CROP & DOSAGE
        • Table RHIZOBIUM INOCULANTS, BY CROP
        • Table NITROGEN FIXING CAPACITY OF AZOSPIRILLUM, BY CROP
        • Table SAVING CHEMICAL NUTRIENTS BY USE OF INOCULANTS
        • Table APPROVED INOCULANTS BY ORGANIC MATERIAL REVIEW INSTITUTE (OMRI)
      • PHYSICAL SEED TREATMENT
    • KEY FACTORS
      • UNIFORM COVERAGE
      • APPLICATION VOLUMES & RATES
        • Table GUSTAFSON (BAYER CROPSCIENCE): SEED TREATMENT EQUIPMENT
      • TYPE OF TREATERS
        • Table SEED ENHANCEMENT: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY CROP TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • CEREALS & GRAINS
      • Table CEREALS & GRAINS: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • CORN
        • Table CORN: PATHOGENS, DISEASES & TREATMENTS
        • Table SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE IN CORN, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • WHEAT
        • Table WHEAT: PATHOGENS, DISEASES & TREATMENTS
        • Table SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE IN WHEAT, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • RICE
        • Table RICE: PATHOGENS, DISEASES & TREATMENTS
        • Table SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE IN RICE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • OILSEEDS
      • Table OILSEEDS: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • SOYBEAN
        • Table SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE IN SOYBEAN, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • COTTON
        • Table SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE IN COTTON, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • CANOLA
        • Table SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE IN CANOLA, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • SUNFLOWER
        • Table SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE IN SUNFLOWER, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • OTHERS
      • TURF/FORAGE GRASSES, ALFALFA
      • SUGARBEETS
        • Table SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE IN OTHERS, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY APPLICATION TECHNIQUE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION TECHNOLOGY, 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • SEED COATING
    • SEED DRESSING
    • SEED PELLETING
  • SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • PEST ANALYSIS
      • POLITICAL FACTORS
      • ECONOMIC FACTORS
      • SOCIAL FACTORS
      • TECHNOLOGICAL FACTORS
        • Table PEST ANALYSIS: SEED TREATMENT MARKET
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • U.S.
        • Table U.S.: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.S.: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CANADA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • MEXICO
        • Table MEXICO: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table MEXICO: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • EUROPE
      • Table EUROPE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • FRANCE
        • Table FRANCE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table FRANCE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • GERMANY
        • Table GERMANY: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table GERMANY: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • RUSSIA
        • Table RUSSIA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table RUSSIA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF EUROPE
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • INDIA
        • Table INDIA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table INDIA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • CHINA
        • Table CHINA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CHINA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • JAPAN
        • Table JAPAN: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table JAPAN: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • AUSTRALIA
        • Table AUSTRALIA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table AUSTRALIA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
        • Table REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020, (USD MILLION)
    • LATIN AMERICA
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BRAZIL
        • Table BRAZIL: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table BRAZIL: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • ARGENTINA
        • Table ARGENTINA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ARGENTINA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF LATIN AMERICA
        • Table REST OF LATIN AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF LATIN AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • REST OF THE WORLD (ROW)
      • Table ROW: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • SOUTH AFRICA
        • Table SOUTH AFRICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SOUTH AFRICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • OTHERS IN ROW
        • Table OTHERS IN ROW: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table OTHERS IN ROW: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • SEED TREATMENT MARKET: GROWTH STRATEGIES, BY COMPANY
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS & TRENDS
      • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
        • Table SEED TREATMENT MARKET: NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2010-2015
      • EXPANSIONS & INVESTMENTS
        • Table SEED TREATMENT MARKET: EXPANSIONS & INVESTMENTS, 2010-2015
      • AGREEMENTS, COLLABORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, &JOINT VENTURES
        • Table SEED TREATMENT MARKET: AGREEMENTS, COLLABORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, &JOINT VENTURES, 2010-2014
      • ACQUISITIONS
        • Table SEED TREATMENT MARKET: ACQUISITIONS, 2010-2015
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SYNGENTA AG
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • BASF SE
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • NUFARM LIMITED
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • PLATFORM SPECIALTY PRODUCTS CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY LIMITED
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • MONSANTO
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • INCOTEC GROUP BV
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
  • APPENDIX
    • INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • OTHER DEVELOPMENTS
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS

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