March 07, 2012 08:08 ET

New Market Research Forecasts Seed Treatment Market

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - Mar 7, 2012) - has announced the addition of the new report "Global Seed Treatment Market - by Type, Geography, Crop Trends & Forecasts (2011-2016)," to their collection of Chemicals market reports. For more information, visit

Seed treatment refers to the application of fungicide, insecticide, or a combination of both, to seeds so as to disinfect and disinfect them from seed-borne or soil-borne pathogenic organisms and storage insects. Of all the uses to which plat protection products are put, seed treatments are the most specific, environmentally friendly and economic. As biotechnology advancements have increased the value of some field crop seed, at the same time, new active ingredients have been introduced that present new opportunities for seed protection. With an estimated global market size of $ 2.5 Billion (2009) and estimated to grow at CAGR 10-12% through 2010 and beyond, the Seed treatment market is the one for the future. With dominant markets like USA and Brazil, the sector is also witnessing new markets in Argentina and other European nations. The growing need for Corn and maize also results in higher acreage and consumption for seed treatment. As commodity prices remain high for growers around the world, it makes even more sense for growers to invest in protecting their crops.

The report "Seed Treatment Market Trends and Global Forecasts 2011-2016" segments by type, target protection, crop as well as by geography such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America and Rest of the World. Market forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2011 through 2016. Information contained in the report includes market sizes, revenue forecasts, value chain, market & product trends, price trends and regulations. Competitive information includes market shares of leading producers, key developments, strategy deployed to win, M&A's and JV's of key manufacturers. The report profiles leading companies such as including Bayer AG, Syngenta AG, NuFarm, DuPont, BASF SE, Monsanto and Dow Agro Sciences, amongst many others.
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