Crop Protection Chemicals Market

By Types, By Crop Types, By Geography: Global Trends and Forecast To 2018

Dublin, Sept. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Crop Protection Chemicals Market By Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-Pesticides and Adjuvants), By Crop Types, By Geography: Global Trends and Forecast To 2018" report to their offering.

The global crop protection market consists of crop protection chemicals or agrochemicals, seeds, and genetically modified (GM) crops. Crop protection chemicals are the most dominating segment of this market in terms of market share as well as product innovations. Crop protection chemicals are further classified as herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, bio-pesticides, and adjuvants. As the latter two segments hold a minor market share, in general practice, pesticides are referred to as crop protection chemicals.

Bio-based pesticides, as the name suggests are made up of renewable resources and contain no synthetic active ingredients. These pesticides have a much more positive impact on the environment than their synthetic counterparts and are expected to be one of the fastest growing pesticide segments in the near future. Synthetic pesticides, which are typically manufactured from petrochemical or inorganic raw materials, are further segmented as insecticides, herbicides and fungicides. Globally, the market is dominated by herbicides, accounting for over 40% of the total pesticide demand in 2011.

The global market, in terms of active ingredient volume was estimated at 2,075.5 metric tons in 2011 and is expected to reach 3,136.1 metric tons by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 3.2% from 2013 to 2018.

This report estimates the market size of the global market both in terms of active ingredient volume as well as revenue. The market has been further segmented on the basis of crop types such as cereals, grains, oilseeds, and vegetables as well as by sub-segmentation of insecticides, fungicides, and herbicides such as glyphosate, atrazine, and 2,4-D. This segmentation is given for major regions and key countries in those regions. Market drivers, restraints and challenges, raw material, and product price trends are discussed in detail. Market share by participants for the overall crop protection market is discussed in detail in the report. We have also profiled leading players of this industry including Bayer CropScience (Germany), BASF (Germany), Monsanto (U.S.), and Dow Agrosciences (U.S.).

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Market Overview

4 Premium Insights - Crop Protection Chemicals Market

5 Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market, By Types

6 Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market, By Crop Types

7 Crop Protection Chemical Market, By Geography

8 Competitive Landscape

9 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned

  • American Vanguard Corporation
  • Arysta Lifescience Corporation
  • Basf
  • Bayer Cropscience Ag
  • Cheminova As
  • Chemtura Corporation
  • Cleary Chemical Corporation
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • Drexel Chemical Company
  • E.I. Dupont De Nemours & Company
  • Fmc Corporation
  • Hokko Chemical Industry Co. Ltd
  • Isagro Spa
  • Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha Ltd
  • Kumiai Chemical Industry Co. Ltd
  • Makhteshim Agan Industries
  • Mitsui Chemicals Inc.
  • Monsanto Company
  • Mosaic
  • Nippon Soda Co. Ltd
  • Nissan Chemical Industries Ltd
  • Nufarm Limited
  • Rallis India Limited
  • Sabero Organics Gujarat Ltd
  • Sumitomo Chemical Company Ltd
  • Syngenta Ag
  • United Phosphorus Limited
  • Wilbur-Ellis Company

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