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Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market: By Source: Natural, Synthetic; By Product Type: Herbicides, Fungicides, Biopesticides, Others; By Form: Liquid, Solid; By Crop Type; By Mode of Application; Regional Analysis; Historical Market and Forecast (2017-2027); Market Dynamics; Competitive Landscape; Industry Events and Developments

Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market Outlook

The global crop protection chemicals market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.9% during the period 2022-2027. The market is expected to be driven by increased need for food and higher crop yields due to growing global population, rapid urbanization, and decreasing arable land. North America, Europe and Asia are likely to be key markets.

 

Global Market Likely to be Driven by Increased Need for Food Amid Growing Global Population

Nearly eight hundred chemicals are registered for use in crop protection across the globe; several leading companies are engaged in discovering, developing and selling new products. Crop protection chemicals offer farmers a cost-effective way of enhancing yield and quality of crops; these also make harvesting simpler and help maintain consistent yields from year to year.  Classes of crop protection chemicals include herbicides, insecticides and fungicides. Without crop protection chemicals, agriculture would be less efficient; for example, herbicides help regulate growth of weeds which would otherwise hamper crop growth. In crops such as cotton, losses could amount up to eighty percent due to insects and weeds. Crops like potatoes and vines are particularly high-risk as these grow in parts of the world where weather conditions could sometimes be conducive to fungal epidemics. The destruction of entire crops is of major concern to consumers as well as farmers; farmers lose income and consumers are confronted with rising prices. Modern products are devised to be highly selective in their action to minimise impact on non-target organisms. So, a product designed to regulate fungi growth would do so without causing damage to the plant itself. An important aspect of the selectivity of a crop protection chemical is that it does not impact the consumer or the environment. Modern solutions are also safer than their older alternatives.

 

Sustainable and Selective Action Mechanism Solutions Likely to Drive Market Growth

Sugarcane is expected to play a vital role in Indian agriculture and economy, farmers always seek solutions that may enable increased productivity. It has been reported that losses over nearly 18,000 cr are incurred due to weeds in sugarcane, making farmers suffer greatly. Effective herbicides could prevent such losses and enhance produce. Farmers seek novel active ingredients that offer better targeted protection against some of the most difficult and damaging sucking pests. Companies are accelerating investment to deliver plant health innovations that support farmers, across the world, to grow productively and sustainably. Such solutions are expected to drive the global crop protection chemicals market. For example, in 2020, Syngenta Crop Protection announced the launch of Spiropidion - a new insect control technology that sought to help farmers protect their crops against damaging sucking pests in an effective and environmentally-friendly manner. Sucking pests, such as aphids, whiteflies, and scales, damage high value fruit and vegetables like tomatoes, oranges and melons, and important crops like cotton and soybean. Spiropidion (safe to natural beneficial insects and pollinators) offered farmers a new tool for Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs.

 

Companies Looking to Exploit Opportunities in the Domain of Agriculture and Offering Innovative Solutions Expected to Boost Market Growth

Firms are looking to increase capacities to exploit opportunities in the domain of agriculture and farming. For example, in 2022, Crystal Crop Protection Limited launched a new business in agrochemical retail – Saffire Crop Science that would leverage technology to offer global-standard products and services. Saffire Crop would offer over 50 products in its portfolio, including insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, plant growth regulators, and bio-stimulants. The new company would offer a wide range of agrochemical products and services, driven by innovative techniques and technology, resulting in increased profitability for all stakeholders in the farming value chain. Such developments are expected to drive the global crop protection chemicals market.

In 2022, BASF launched an innovative herbicide - Vesnit® Complete – for sugarcane farmers in India. The product offered sugarcane farmers a new option for grasses and broadleaf weed control. The new solution empowered farmers with a whole new level of post-emergent weed control ensuring better yield for their crop.

 

Market Segmentation

By source, the market is segmented into:

  • Natural
  • Synthetic

By product type, the market is divided into:

  • Herbicides
  • Fungicides (further broken down by type as given below)
  • Biopesticides
  • Others

By form, the market is segmented into:

  • Liquid
  • Solid

By crop type, the market is classified into:

  • Cereals and Grains
  • Oilseeds and Pulses
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Others

By mode of application, the market is divided into:

  • Foliar Spray
  • Seed Treatment
  • Soil Treatment
  • Others

By region, the market is segmented into:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa

 

Key Industry Players in the Market

The report presents a detailed analysis of the following key players in the global crop protection chemicals market, looking into their capacity, and latest developments like capacity expansions, plant turnarounds, and mergers and acquisitions:

  • Bayer AG
  • Syngenta Crop Protection AG
  • BASF SE
  • FMC Corporation
  • Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd
  • Rotam CropSciences Limited
  • Others

The EMR report gives an in-depth insight into the industry by providing a SWOT analysis as well as an analysis of Porter’s Five Forces model.

 

Key Highlights of the Report

REPORT FEATURES DETAILS
Base Year 2021
Historical Period 2017-2021
Forecast Period 2022-2027
Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment:

  • Source
  • Product Type
  • Form
  • Crop Type
  • Mode of Application
  • Region
Breakup by Source
  • Natural
  • Synthetic
Breakup by Product Type
  • Herbicides
  • Fungicides
  • Biopesticides
  • Others
Breakup by Form
  • Liquid
  • Solid
Breakup by Crop Type
  • Cereals and Grains
  • Oilseeds and Pulses
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Others
Breakup by Mode of Application
  • Foliar Spray
  • Seed Treatment
  • Soil Treatment
  • Others
Breakup by Region
  • North America
    • United States of America 
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • United Kingdom
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Others
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • ASEAN
    • Australia
    • Others
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Mexico
    • Others
  • Middle East and Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Nigeria
    • South Africa
    • Others
Market Dynamics
  • SWOT
  • Porter's Five Forces
  • Key Indicators for Demand
  • Key Indicators for Price
Trade Data Analysis
  • Major Exporting Countries
    • By Value
    • By Volume
  • Major Importing Countries
    • By Value
    • By Volume
Competitive Landscape
  • Market Structure
  • Company Profiles
    • Company Overview
    • Product Portfolio
    • Demographic Reach and Achievements
    • Certifications
Companies Covered
  • Bayer AG
  • Syngenta Crop Protection AG
  • BASF SE
  • FMC Corporation
  • Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd
  • Rotam CropSciences Limited
  • Others
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*We at Expert Market Research always strive to give you the latest information. The numbers in the article are only indicative and may be different from the actual report.

1    Preface
2    Report Coverage – Key Segmentation and Scope
3    Report Description

    3.1    Market Definition and Outlook
    3.2    Properties and Applications
    3.3    Market Analysis
    3.4    Key Players
4    Key Assumptions
5    Executive Summary

    5.1    Overview
    5.2    Key Drivers
    5.3    Key Developments
    5.4    Competitive Structure
    5.5    Key Industrial Trends
6    Market Snapshot
    6.1    Global
    6.2    Regional
7    Industry Opportunities and Challenges
8    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market Analysis

    8.1    Key Industry Highlights
    8.2    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Historical Market (2017-2021) 
    8.3    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast (2022-2027)
    8.4    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Source
        8.4.1    Natural
            8.4.1.1    Market Share
            8.4.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.4.2    Synthetic
            8.4.2.1    Market Share
            8.4.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    8.5    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Product Type
        8.5.1    Herbicides
            8.5.1.1    Market Share
            8.5.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.2    Fungicides
            8.5.2.1    Market Share
            8.5.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.3    Biopesticides
            8.5.3.1    Market Share
            8.5.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.4    Others
    8.6    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Form
        8.6.1    Liquid
            8.6.1.1    Market Share
            8.6.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.6.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.6.2    Solid
            8.6.2.1    Market Share
            8.6.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.6.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    8.7    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Crop Type
        8.7.1    Cereals and Grains
            8.7.1.1    Market Share
            8.7.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.7.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.7.2    Oilseeds and Pulses
            8.7.2.1    Market Share
            8.7.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.7.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.7.3    Fruits and Vegetables
            8.7.3.1    Market Share
            8.7.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.7.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.7.4    Others
    8.8    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Mode of Application
        8.8.1    Foliar Spray
            8.8.1.1    Market Share
            8.8.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.8.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.8.2    Seed Treatment
            8.8.2.1    Market Share
            8.8.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.8.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.8.3    Soil Treatment
            8.8.3.1    Market Share
            8.8.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.8.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.8.4    Others
    8.9    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Region
        8.9.1    Market Share
            8.9.1.1    North America
            8.9.1.2    Europe
            8.9.1.3    Asia Pacific
            8.9.1.4    Latin America
            8.9.1.5    Middle East and Africa
9    Regional Analysis
    9.1    North America
        9.1.1    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
        9.1.2    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        9.1.3    Breakup by Country
            9.1.3.1    United States of America 
            9.1.3.2    Canada
    9.2    Europe
        9.2.1    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
        9.2.2    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        9.2.3    Breakup by Country 
            9.2.3.1    United Kingdom
            9.2.3.2    Germany
            9.2.3.3    France
            9.2.3.4    Italy
            9.2.3.5    Others
    9.3    Asia Pacific
        9.3.1    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
        9.3.2    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        9.3.3    Breakup by Country
            9.3.3.1    China
            9.3.3.2    Japan
            9.3.3.3    India
            9.3.3.4    ASEAN
            9.3.3.5    Australia
            9.3.3.6    Others
    9.4    Latin America
        9.4.1    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
        9.4.2    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        9.4.3    Breakup by Country
            9.4.3.1    Brazil
            9.4.3.2    Argentina
            9.4.3.3    Mexico
            9.4.3.4    Others
    9.5    Middle East and Africa
        9.5.1    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
        9.5.2    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        9.5.3    Breakup by Country
            9.5.3.1    Saudi Arabia
            9.5.3.2    United Arab Emirates
            9.5.3.3    Nigeria
            9.5.3.4    South Africa
            9.5.3.5    Others
10    Market Dynamics
    10.1    SWOT Analysis
        10.1.1    Strengths
        10.1.2    Weaknesses
        10.1.3    Opportunities
        10.1.4    Threats
    10.2    Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
        10.2.1    Supplier’s Power
        10.2.2    Buyer’s Power
        10.2.3    Threat of New Entrants
        10.2.4    Degree of Rivalry
        10.2.5    Threat of Substitutes
    10.3    Key Indicators for Demand
    10.4    Key Indicators for Price
11    Value Chain Analysis
12    Trade Data Analysis (HS Code- 3808)

    12.1    Major Exporting Countries
        12.1.1    By Value
        12.1.2    By Volume
    12.2    Major Importing Countries
        12.2.1    By Value
        12.2.2    By Volume 
13    Competitive Landscape
    13.1    Market Structure
    13.2    Company Profiles
        13.2.1    Bayer AG
            13.2.1.1    Company Overview
            13.2.1.2    Product Portfolio
            13.2.1.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            13.2.1.4    Certifications
        13.2.2    Syngenta Crop Protection AG
            13.2.2.1    Company Overview
            13.2.2.2    Product Portfolio
            13.2.2.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            13.2.2.4    Certifications
        13.2.3    BASF SE
            13.2.3.1    Company Overview
            13.2.3.2    Product Portfolio
            13.2.3.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            13.2.3.4    Certifications
        13.2.4    FMC Corporation
            13.2.4.1    Company Overview
            13.2.4.2    Product Portfolio
            13.2.4.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            13.2.4.4    Certifications
        13.2.5    Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd
            13.2.5.1    Company Overview
            13.2.5.2    Product Portfolio
            13.2.5.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            13.2.5.4    Certifications
        13.2.6    Rotam CropSciences Limited
            13.2.6.1    Company Overview
            13.2.6.2    Product Portfolio
            13.2.6.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            13.2.6.4    Certifications
        13.2.7    Others
14    Industry Events and Developments

 

List of Key Figures and Tables

1.    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2017 and 2027
2.    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Historical Market: Breakup by Source (USD Million), 2017-2021
3.    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Source (USD Million), 2022-2027
4.    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Historical Market: Breakup by Product Type (USD Million), 2017-2021
5.    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Product Type (USD Million), 2022-2027
6.    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Historical Market: Breakup by Form (USD Million), 2017-2021
7.    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Form (USD Million), 2022-2027
8.    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Historical Market: Breakup by Crop Type (USD Million), 2017-2021
9.    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Crop Type (USD Million), 2022-2027
10.    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Historical Market: Breakup by Mode of Application (USD Million), 2017-2021
11.    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Mode of Application (USD Million), 2022-2027
12.    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Historical Market: Breakup by Region (USD Million), 2017-2021
13.    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (USD Million), 2022-2027
14.    North America Crop Protection Chemicals Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2017-2021
15.    North America Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2022-2027
16.    Europe Crop Protection Chemicals Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2017-2021
17.    Europe Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2022-2027
18.    Asia Pacific Crop Protection Chemicals Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2017-2021
19.    Asia Pacific Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2022-2027
20.    Latin America Crop Protection Chemicals Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2017-2021
21.    Latin America Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2022-2027
22.    Middle East and Africa Crop Protection Chemicals Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2017-2021
23.    Middle East and Africa Crop Protection Chemicals Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2022-2027
24.    Major Exporting Countries by Value
25.    Major Importing Countries by Value
26.    Major Exporting Countries by Volume
27.    Major Importing Countries by Volume
28.    Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market Structure

Key Questions Answered in the Report

The global crop protection chemicals market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.9% between 2022 and 2027.

The major drivers of the market include the rapid urbanisation, decreasing arable land, increase in awareness regarding the harmful chemicals in pesticides and the need for developing sustainable chemicals.

The increased need for food and higher crop yields and growing global population are the key industry trends propelling the market's growth.

The major regions in the industry are North America, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, Europe, and the Asia Pacific.

The various sources in the market are natural and synthetic.

Based on product type, the market is segmented into herbicides, fungicides, and biopesticides, among others.

The several forms crop protection chemicals in the market are liquid and solid.

The different types of crops in the market are cereals and grains, oilseeds and pulses, fruits and vegetables, among others.

The various modes of applications of the market are foliar spray, seed treatment, and soil treatment, among others.

The major players in the industry are Bayer AG, Syngenta Crop Protection AG, BASF SE, FMC Corporation, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd, and Rotam CropSciences Limited, among others.

Analyst Review

The global crop protection chemicals market was driven by the increased need for food and higher crop yields in the historical period. Aided by the increase in awareness regarding the harmful chemicals in pesticides and growing global population, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.9% in the forecast period of 2022-2027.

EMR's meticulous research methodology delves deep into the market, covering the macro and micro aspects of the industry. The various sources in the market are natural and synthetic. Based on product type, the market is segmented into herbicides, fungicides, and biopesticides, among others. The several forms crop protection chemicals in the market are liquid and solid. The different types of crops in the market are cereals and grains, oilseeds and pulses, fruits and vegetables, among others. The various modes of applications of the market are foliar spray, seed treatment, and soil treatment, among others. The major regional markets for crop protection chemicals are North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. The major players in the market are Bayer AG, Syngenta Crop Protection AG, BASF SE, FMC Corporation, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd, and Rotam CropSciences Limited, among others.

EMR's research methodology uses a combination of cutting-edge analytical tools and the expertise of their highly accomplished team, thus, providing their customers with market insights that are accurate, actionable and help them remain ahead of their competition.

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