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Analysis on the Global Drip Irrigation Market, 2019-2025 - Increasing Adoption of Precision Agriculture & Sustainable Practices Present Opportnuities

Dublin, Sept. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Drip Irrigation Market by Component (Emitters, Drip Tubes/Drip Lines, Filters, Valves, and Pressure Pumps), Emitter/Dripper Type (Inline and Online), Application (Surface and Subsurface), Crop Type, and Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

The Drip Irrigation Market is Estimated at USD 4.9 Billion in 2019 and Projected to Grow at a CAGR of 9.6%, to Reach USD 8.5 Billion by 2025.

The report segments the drip irrigation based on component, crop type, application, emitter type, and region. In terms of insights, this report has focused on various levels of analyses - competitive landscape, end-use analysis, and company profiles, which together comprise and discuss views on the emerging & high-growth segments of the global drip irrigation, high-growth regions, countries, government initiatives, drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges.

The key players in this market are Jain Irrigation Systems Limited (India), Lindsay Corporation (US), The Toro Company (US), Hunter Industries Incorporated (US), Netafim (Israel), Rain Bird Corporation (US), Rivulis Irrigation (Israel), Shanghai Huawei Water Saving Irrigation Corp, Ltd (China), Antelco Pty Ltd. (Australia), Chinadrip Irrigation Equipment Co. (China), and Elgo Irrigation Ltd. (Israel). These companies adopted strategies such as mergers & acquisitions, expansions & investments, new product launches, agreements, and partnerships to strengthen their position in the market.

The key drivers include efficiency in water use in drought-prone areas, cost efficiency in agriculture production and enhanced crop yields.

The growth of the drip irrigation market is driven factors such as government initiatives, water conservation activities, enhancement of production, and decrease in production cost. This market is also driven by factors such as population growth, increasing withdrawal of water for agriculture, limited land resources, unpredictable rainfall patterns, and demand for biofuel in developing countries.

The drip tube/drip line component led the market with the largest share in 2019.

Based on component, the drip irrigation market is classified into emitters/drippers, pressure pumps, drip tubes/drip lines, valves, filters, fittings & accessories. The drip tube is a crucial part of the drip irrigation process. Often manufactured out of polyethylene, the tubing is responsible for transporting water from the source to the plants where the water is released by emitters and drip lines. Large scale drip tubes employ main lines that lead to several control valves located at different areas of a farm. Drip lines are drip tubes with pre-installed emitters that direct the flow of water to plants without the need for additional emitters. The emitters are molded into the tubing wall at regular intervals, and all that is visible on the outside is a hole for the water to flow out.

Surface drip irrigation holds the dominant market share in the application segment in the drip irrigation market.

Based on the application, the surface segment is expected to hold the largest market share between 2019 and 2025. Surface equipment is often made of polyethylene and is perceived as a temporary solution as the dripline is retrieved and recycled yearly. The submains can be permanent or temporary. These systems are used typically on high-value crops due to the yearly expense on new dripline and the labor for installation. Surface drip systems are adopted either as a full scale mainline or drip tape, which is folded for reuse.

The installation costs for surface systems are lesser than that of subsurface systems. Surface drip irrigation equipment is widely used to irrigate perennial crops (trees and vines) and annual row crops. However, the design and management of irrigation equipment for these types of crops are different as compared to other row crops.

High growth is projected in the Asia Pacific drip irrigation market.

The Asia Pacific market is projected to be the fastest-growing market for the period considered for this study due to the strong potential for precision irrigation systems through the technological upgrade of current systems and components. The focus of agriculture has shifted from traditional crops to more commercial crops.

Due to these changes, irrigation facilities are expected to modernize their irrigation management and preferably their infrastructure. Drip irrigation has become an essential aspect as commercial crops are sensitive to the amount of water required and the time is taken for its delivery.

Key Topics Covered

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights
4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Drip Irrigation Market
4.2 Drip Irrigation Market, By Crop Type and Region
4.3 Asia Pacific: Drip Irrigation Market, By Application & Country
4.4 Drip Irrigation Market, By Crop Type
4.5 Drip Irrigation Market Share, By Key Country

5 Market Overview
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Macroeconomic Indicators
5.2.1 Increasing Population Density
5.2.2 Distribution and Availability of Water for Irrigation
5.2.2.1 Rates of Water Withdrawal
5.2.2.2 Area Under Irrigation
5.3 Market Dynamics
5.3.1 Drivers
5.3.1.1 Government Programs and Subsidies Driving Acceptance of Drip Irrigation Systems
5.3.1.2 Efficiency in the Use of Water in Drought-Prone Areas
5.3.1.3 Cost Efficiency in Agricultural Production
5.3.1.4 Enhanced Crop Yields
5.3.2 Restraints
5.3.2.1 High Initial Cost of Large-Scale Drip Irrigation Systems
5.3.2.2 High Cost of System Maintenance
5.3.3 Opportunities
5.3.3.1 Increasing Adoption of Precision Agriculture and Sustainable Practices
5.3.3.2 Advancements in Technological Capabilities of Drip Irrigation Systems
5.3.4 Challenges
5.3.4.1 Environmental Degradation of Equipment, Resulting in Additional Costs for Clean-Up and Disposal
5.3.4.2 Soil Salinity Hazards and Bioclogging in Drip Irrigation Systems
5.4 Value Chain Analysis
5.5 Patent Analysis
5.6 Regulatory Framework
5.6.1 US
5.6.2 India
5.6.2.1 Quality Specifications for Laterals
5.6.2.2 Quality Specifications for Emitters

6 Drip Irrigation Market, By Crop Type
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Field Crops
6.2.1 Increasing Concerns Over Water Scarcity Problems for Field Crops Fuel the Demand for Drip Irrigation Systems Among Farmers
6.3 Fruits & Nuts
6.3.1 High-Profit Margins and Increasing Export Demand for Fruits & Nuts Increased Adoption of Drip Irrigation
6.4 Vegetable Crops
6.4.1 Improved Yields and High Rates of Agricultural Efficiency Drive the Demand for Drip Irrigation of Vegetable Crops
6.5 Other Crops

7 Drip Irrigation Market, By Component
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Emitters/Drippers
7.2.1 Government Subsidies and Demand for Low-Cost Emitters Drive Demand in Asia Pacific
7.3 Pressure Pumps
7.3.1 Large Farm Sizes and Increasing Adoption of Pressure Compensated Systems Supplement the Segment Growth in North America
7.4 Drip Tubes/Drip Lines
7.4.1 Innovative Sustainable Materials and Easy Installation Aid the Growth of Drip Tubes/Drip Lines in Asia Pacific
7.5 Valves
7.5.1 Increasing Sales Volume of Drip Kits Among Small Farmers in Asia Pacific Support the Growth of Valve Components
7.6 Filters
7.6.1 Filter Solutions are Sought to Overcome Poor Water Quality and the Increasing Risks of Clogging in Subsurface Systems
7.7 Fittings & Accessories
7.7.1 Cost-Effectiveness and Higher Irrigation System Control Bolster Demand in Asia Pacific

8 Drip Irrigation Market, By Application
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Surface Application
8.2.1 Low Costs of Installation and Maintenance Leads to an Increasing Demand for Surface Drip Irrigation Systems
8.3 Subsurface Application
8.3.1 Advancements in Fertigation and Inline Emitter Technologies to Drive the Growth of the Subsurface Segment

9 Drip Irrigation Market, By Emitter Type
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Inline Emitters
9.2.1 Improved Efficiency and Fertigation Compatibility Drive Demand for Inline Emitters
9.3 Online Emitters
9.3.1 Online Emitters Witness High Adoption Rates Among Small Farmers Seeking Cost-Effective Irrigation Solutions

10 Drip Irrigation Market, By Region
10.1 Introduction
10.2 North America
10.2.1 US
10.2.1.1 Federal Subsidies and Increasing Scope of Automation Drives the Adoption of Drip Irrigation Equipment in the US
10.2.2 Canada
10.2.2.1 Increasing Agricultural Production and Awareness Among Farmers to Drive the Demand for Drip Irrigation Systems
10.2.3 Mexico
10.2.3.1 Government Policies and High Water Tariffs Encourage Farmers to Adopt Drip Irrigation Systems in Mexico
10.3 Europe
10.3.1 Spain
10.3.1.1 Exports of Fruits and Nuts Drive Drip Irrigation in Spain
10.3.2 Italy
10.3.2.1 Vineyards Contribute to the Demand for Drip Irrigation Systems in Italy
10.3.3 France
10.3.3.1 Increasing Need for Modernization of Irrigation System Supplements Drip Irrigation Deployment in France
10.3.4 Ukraine
10.3.4.1 Improving Agriculture Prospects in Ukraine Drives the Demand for Drip Irrigation Systems
10.3.5 Rest of Europe
10.4 Asia Pacific
10.4.1 China
10.4.1.1 Increase in Market Reach of Domestic Players and Government Support Drives Drip Irrigation Demand in China
10.4.2 India
10.4.2.1 Government Subsidies and Concerns Over Water Scarcity Favor Drip Irrigation Growth in India
10.4.3 Australia
10.4.3.1 High Water Tariffs and Government Incentives for Water Conservation Support Drip Irrigation Growth in Australia
10.4.4 Japan
10.4.4.1 Increase in Scope of Protected Agriculture Attract Investments for Drip Irrigation
10.4.5 South Korea
10.4.5.1 Minimal Pockets of Agricultural Land and High Agricultural Productivity Drives Demand for Drip Irrigation Systems in South Korea
10.4.6 Rest of Asia Pacific
10.5 Rest of the World
10.5.1 Brazil
10.5.1.1 Increase in Government Regulations on Water Use Supports Drip Irrigation in Brazil
10.5.2 South Africa
10.5.2.1 Introduction of Low-Pressure Emitters and Driplines Aids Farmers in South Africa
10.5.3 Saudi Arabia
10.5.3.1 High Evaporation Rates Demands the Adoption of Drip Irrigation in the Region
10.5.4 Others in RoW

11 Competitive Landscape
11.1 Overview
11.2 Competitive Leadership Mapping for Tier I & Ii Companies
11.2.1 Visionary Leaders
11.2.2 Innovators
11.2.3 Dynamic Differentiators
11.2.4 Emerging Companies
11.2.5 Competitive Benchmarking
11.2.5.1 Strength of Product Portfolio
11.2.5.2 Business Strategy Excellence
11.3 Competitive Leadership Mapping for Tier Iii Companies
11.3.1 Progressive Companies
11.3.2 Starting Blocks
11.3.3 Responsive Companies
11.3.4 Dynamic Companies
11.3.5 Competitive Benchmarking
11.3.5.1 Strength of Product Portfolio
11.3.5.2 Business Strategy Excellence
11.4 Market Share of Key Players, 2018
11.5 Competitive Scenario
11.5.1 New Product Launches
11.5.2 Expansions
11.5.3 Acquisitions
11.5.4 Agreements, Collaborations, Partnerships Joint Ventures, and Mergers

12 Company Profiles
12.1 Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd.
12.2 Lindsay Corporation
12.3 The Toro Company
12.4 Rivulis Irrigation Ltd.
12.5 Hunter Industries Inc.
12.6 Netafim Ltd.
12.7 Rain Bird Corporation
12.8 Chinadrip Irrigation Equipment Co. Ltd.
12.9 Elgo Irrigation Ltd.
12.10 Shanghai Huawei Water Saving Irrigation Corp. Ltd.
12.11 Antelco Pty Ltd.
12.12 Mahindra EPC Ltd.
12.13 Microjet Irrigation Systems
12.14 T-L Irrigation Company
12.15 Metzer Group
12.16 Grupo Chamartin S.A.
12.17 Sistema Azud S.A.
12.18 Dripworks Inc.

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