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Seed Treatment Market By Application (Chemical, Non-chemical/biological) By Function (Seed Protection, Seed Enhancement ) By Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Fruits & Vegetables, Oilseeds & Pulses) - Global size Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2018-2023.


Report Overview

GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET was valued at USD 6.62 Billion in the year 2017. Global Seed Treatment Market is further estimated to grow at a CAGR of 10.68% from 2018 to reach USD 12.17 Billion by the year 2023. The North America region holds the highest market share in 2017 and the Asia Pacific is considered as the fastest growing market in the forecasted period due to growing demand of seed treatment and growing demand of quality crop. At a country level, the U.S., Canada, & Brazil in North America and China & India in Asia-Pacific holds the notable market share and is projected to grow strongly in the coming years due to the strongly growing agriculture sector.

The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.), Syngenta AG (Switzerland), Monsanto Company (U.S.), Bayer CropScience AG (Germany), FMC Corporation (U.S.), Valent Biosciences Corporation (U.S.), Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd (Israel), BASF SE (Germany), Nufarm Ltd (Australia) and Sumitomo Chemical (Japan) are some of the key players in the Global Seed treatment market. Better global reach at an operational level is the main reason the key players are holding substantial market share. Rising research and development expenses to satisfy the changing demands of end users, new product launches and organic growth strategies were few techniques adopted by various manufacturers in last 5 years.


            Growing demand for high-quality seeds

            Growing awareness benefits associated with seed treatments

            Increasing global population


            Strict government regulations and policies

            The ban on certain products associated with seed treatment


            High opportunities in the developing region


            Emerging crop protection market

The segmentation is done on the basis of application, by function, by crop type, and by region. On the basis of application, the global Seed treatment market is sub-segmented as chemical and non-chemical/biological of which the chemical segment is expected to hold the highest market share during the forecast period.

The segmentation done on the basis of the function includes seed protection, seed enhancement, and others. On the basis of crop type industry, the market is segmented as cereals & grains, fruits & vegetables, Oilseeds & Pulses and Others of which Oilseeds & Pulses crop type is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecasted period due to rise in consumption.

Key Benefits for Stakeholders

Seed treatment Manufacturers, Distributors, and Retailers

Research and Consulting Organization

Technology Standards Organizations, Forums, Alliances and Associations

End-use industries

Regulatory bodies, policy actors, and consumers.

By Application



By Function

Seed Protection

Seed Enhancement


By Crop Type

Cereals & Grains

Fruits & Vegetables

Oilseeds & Pulses


By Region

North America




Key Market Players

The Dow Chemical Company

Syngenta AG

Monsanto Company

Bayer CropScience AG

FMC Corporation

Valent Biosciences Corporation

Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd


Nufarm Ltd

Sumitomo Chemical

(A brief overview of 15 companies is also provided)

Research Methodology:

Genesis Market Insights follows in-depth Research Methodology focused on reducing deviation in the collected data. GMI offers the most precise evaluations and projection for the market numbers. GMI engages following Market Engineering techniques –

  1. Raw Market Data is collected and compared with the Existing in-house Data on a broad front.
  2. Both Bottom-Up and Top-Down approaches are analyzed for segmenting and estimating measurable aspects of the market.
  3. To avoid bias, we filter the collected data collected from authenticated sources.
  4. GMI has a well proven Statistical Modeling System for estimates and forecasts.
  5. Further, the report findings are validated with the Industry Expert Panel on face to face or telephonic interviews.
  6. Panelists are approached from Leading Enterprises across the value chain including manufacturers, suppliers, technology providers, domain experts and buyers so as to validate a thorough and balanced market overview.

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Table Of Content

1. Introduction

1.1 Market Vision

       1.1.1 Market Definition

       1.1.2 Market Scope

1.2 Limitations

1.3 Stakeholders

2. Research Methodology

2.1. Research Process

       2.1.1. Secondary Research

    Key Data from Secondary Research

       2.1.2. Primary Research

    Key Data from Primary Research

    Breakdowns of Primary Interviews

2.2. Market Size Estimation

       2.2.1. Bottoms-Up Approach

       2.2.2. Top-Down Approach

       2.2.3. Annual Revenue Process

2.3. Data Triangulation 

2.4. Research Assumptions 

       2.4.1. Assumption

3. Executive Summary

4. Market Overview

4.1. Introduction

4.2. Drivers

4.3. Restraints

4.4. Opportunities

4.5. Challenges

4.6. Regulations

4.7. Supply Chain/Value Chain Analysis

4.8. Patent & Standards

5. Industry Trends

5.1. Introduction

5.2. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

       5.2.1. Threat of New Entrants

       5.2.2. Threat of Substitutes

       5.2.3. Bargaining Power of Buyers

       5.2.4. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

       5.2.5. Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

6. Seed Treatment Market, By Application

6.1 Chemical

6.2 Non-chemical/biological

7. Seed Treatment Market, By Function

7.1 Seed Protection

7.2 Seed Enhancement

7.3 Others

8. Seed treatment Market, Crop Type

8.1 Cereals & Grains

8.2 Fruits & Vegetables

8.3 Oilseeds & Pulses

8.4 Others

9. Geographical Analysis

9.1. Introduction

9.2. North America

       9.2.1. U.S.

       9.2.2. Canada

       9.2.3. Mexico

9.3. Europe

       9.3.1. U.K.

       9.3.2. Germany

       9.3.3. France

       9.3.4. RoE

9.4. Asia Pacific

       9.4.1. South Korea

       9.4.2. China

       9.4.3. Japan

       9.4.4. RoAPAC

9.5. RoW

       9.5.1. Latin America

       9.5.2. Middle East and Africa

10. Company Profiles

(Business Overview, Financial Overview, Product write Up, Recent Developments)

10.1 The Dow Chemical Company

10.2 Syngenta AG

10.3 Monsanto Company

10.4 Bayer CropScience AG

10.5 FMC Corporation

10.6 Valent Biosciences Corporation

10.7 Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd

10.8 BASF SE

10.9 Nufarm Ltd

10.10 Sumitomo Chemical

(A brief overview of 15 companies is also provided.)

11. Competitive Analysis

11.1. Introduction

11.2. Market Positioning of Key Players

11.3 Competitive Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

        11.3.1. Investments & Expansions

        11.3.2. New Product Launches

        11.3.3. Mergers & Acquisitions

        11.3.4. Agreements, Joint Ventures, and Partnerships

12. Appendix

12.1. Questionnaire

12.2. Available Customizations 

12.3. Upcoming Events (Trade Fair, Exhibitions, Conferences)


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