Argentina Seed Treatment Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)

The Argentina Seed Treatment Market report presents a comprehensive analysis of the market size, growth, driving and restraining factors, industry attractiveness, competitive intelligence, and forecast to 2025. The market is segmented based on Application (Insecticide, Fungicide, and Other Applications) and Crop Type (Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Rice, Canola, and Cotton).

Market Snapshot

Study Period:

2016-2025

Base Year:

2019

CAGR:

8.7 %

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Market Overview

The Argentina seed treatment market is projected to register a CAGR of 8.7% during the forecast period 2020-2025. Seed treatment can be defined as the application of chemical ingredients or biological organisms to the seed that enables in suppressing, controlling, or repelling plant pathogens, insects, or other pests that attack seeds, seedlings, or plants. The major driving factors for the market are the increasing adoption rate of genetically engineered seeds in the country and the rising production level of quality soybean for both domestic consumption, human and livestock, and the export market. These factors have given a boost to the seed treatment market in Argentina in recent years.

Scope of the report

Seed treatment is a chemical with which seeds are treated or dresses prior to planting. For the purpose of the study, the seed treatment market has been broadly segmented into Application and Crop Type. The report presents a wide-ranging analysis of market share, size, and volume of the seed treatment market in Argentina. The corporations in the market operate in both the B2B and B2C format. However, to eliminate any “double-count” error in market estimations, bulk buyers procuring these biopesticides for retail sale are, after value-addition through further processing, not considered within the market studied.

Product Type
Insecticide
Fungicide
Other Applications
Chemical Origin
Synthetic
Biological
Crop Type
Grains & Cereals
Pulses and Oil seeds
Commercial crops
Fruits and Vegetables
Other Crop Types
Application
Commercial
Farm Level
Application Technique
Seed Coating
Seed Pelleting
Seed Dressing
Other Application Techniques

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Key Market Trends

Increasing Demand for Treated Seeds

In Argentina, the cultivation of soybean and corn has experienced significant growth in the past few years. Being one of the major soybean producers, the adoption of seed treatment for soybean and corn was very high. In fact, seed treatment with fungicides has been practiced as one of the inexpensive methods to control seed and soil-borne pathogens in the country. The usage of fungicide-treated seed has increased drastically in the last few years. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, the area harvested for Corn has increased from 6.5 million hectares in 2017 to 7.1 million hectares in 2018 whereas the area harvested for soybean has declined from 17.3 million hectares in 2017 to 16.3 million hectares in 2018. Hence the farmers in the region has to use the treated soybean seeds in order to meet the increasing domestic as well as internatinal demand. Hence the fluctuating area under the cultivation corps along with the production volume in the country is anticipated to increase the use of treated seed in the market studied during the forecast period. 

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Increased Need for Treatment of Soybean Seeds

Seed treatment with fungicides has been practiced as one of the inexpensive methods to control seed and soil born pathogens in the country. The usage of fungicide-treated seed has increased drastically in last few years. According to the research paper released by Universidade Estadual do Norte do Paraná, in 2017, nearly 98% of the seeds of soybean sown in the South America, were treated with fungicides. The production of soybean in the country is significantly decreasing year after year creating a need for the treated seeds to meet the demand in the country. Seed treatment is being increasingly considered by farmers as a mode to protect investments made on good quality seeds, due to a increase in regulatory issues relating to fumigation, as well as foliar application of pesticides. Owing to the fact that most of the GM seeds are costly and are treated with biological and chemical treatments, there is a increase in area under GM crops, which is positively affecting the seed treatment market growth. Hence the decreasing cultivation of soybean in the country is anticipated to increse the demand for treated soybean seeds in the market.

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Competitive Landscape

The market for seed treatment in Argentina is consolidated with a few global players leading the market with a highly diversified product portfolio and several acquisitions and agreements taking place while vying for an expanded foothold in the industry. Some of the major players in the industry include Syngenta, Bayer CropScience, BASF SE, Corteva Agriscience, Advanced Biological Marketing, Nufarm Limited, and Valent Biosciences Corporation, among others. The emergence of various agreementR&D us, followed by acquisitions and R&D investments in the biological research divisions in the expanding marketplace, are the most adopted strategies of the market leaders.

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Table Of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Porters Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 Product Type

      1. 5.1.1 Insecticide

      2. 5.1.2 Fungicide

      3. 5.1.3 Other Applications

    2. 5.2 Chemical Origin

      1. 5.2.1 Synthetic

      2. 5.2.2 Biological

    3. 5.3 Crop Type

      1. 5.3.1 Grains & Cereals

      2. 5.3.2 Pulses and Oil seeds

      3. 5.3.3 Commercial crops

      4. 5.3.4 Fruits and Vegetables

      5. 5.3.5 Other Crop Types

    4. 5.4 Application

      1. 5.4.1 Commercial

      2. 5.4.2 Farm Level

    5. 5.5 Application Technique

      1. 5.5.1 Seed Coating

      2. 5.5.2 Seed Pelleting

      3. 5.5.3 Seed Dressing

      4. 5.5.4 Other Application Techniques

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd

      2. 6.3.2 Advanced Biological Marketing Inc.

      3. 6.3.3 BASF SE

      4. 6.3.4 Bayer CropScience AG

      5. 6.3.5 DuPont de Nemours Inc.

      6. 6.3.6 INCOTEC Group BV

      7. 6.3.7 Monsanto Company

      8. 6.3.8 Nufarm Limited

      9. 6.3.9 Syngenta International AG

      10. 6.3.10 Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd

      11. 6.3.11 FMC Corporation

  7. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

  8. 8. IMPACT OF COVID-19

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