Africa Molluscicides Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)

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Market Insights

Africa molluscicides account for XX% of the global market. The estimated molluscicides market value of USD XX million in 2017 is expected to grow at CAGR of 13.39% over 2017-2022.

Market Dynamics

Land snails are a serious agricultural pest in the region causing considerable losses in cereals, maize, Egyptian clover, vegetables, potatoes, lettuce, carrots, and cabbage. Heavy losses have been reported in oilseeds, ornamentals, fruits and leafy vegetables as well. Control of snails on different crops is heavily dependent on the use of synthetic molluscicides or pesticides that limit the effect of these pests below a damaging level.

Market Segmentation

Based on the chemical type, the market is segmented into metaldehyde, methiocarb, niclosamide and ferric phosphate etc.  Metaldehyde based products are more effective in tropical climate and thus, the market is higher here. Metaldehyde, trifenmorph, bayluscide, triphenyltinacetate, and copper sulphate are some of the active ingredients used as molluscicide in most of the African countries.

By application, the molluscicides market has been segmented into grains and cereals, oilseeds, fruits and vegetables, ornamentals etc.

South Africa is the largest molluscicide market in the region followed by Madagascar, Nigeria, and Egypt. 

Key Industry Players

The market is mostly import dependent and has limited presence of molluscicide manufacturers in the region. Major companies covered in the report include:

  • Lonza
  • Doff Portland Ltd.
  • Certis
  • W. Neudorff GmbH KG
  • Bayer CropScience Limited
  • Westland Horticulture Ltd.
  • Chiltern Farm Chemicals Ltd.

Key Deliverables in the Study

  • Market analysis for the Africa molluscicides market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis.
  • Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints.
  • Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market.
  • Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market shares.
  • Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the Africa molluscicides market.
  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.
  • Wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market.
  • Insights into the major countries/regions in which this industry is growing and identifying the regions which are still untapped.

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