Global Corn/Maize Seed Treatment Market - Segmented by Application and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)


APR 2018

Global Corn/Maize Seed Treatment Market - Segmented by Application and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)

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The global market for seed treatment in corn/maize was estimated at USD 1.21 billion in 2017 and is further forecast to maintain a CAGR of 10.7% between 2018 and 2023. North America and South America accounted for a collective share of more than 50% in 2015 and are the largest markets for seed treatment in corn/maize applications. In terms of growth in demand, however, Asia-Pacific is expected to witness the fastest CAGR of 10.8% during the forecast period, 2018-2023.

Increasing Incidence of Pests Driving the Market

Corn seed treatment holds the largest share, by crop, for the use of seed treatment chemicals, with a market share of 46.2% in 2016. The high-value of genetically modified corn seed is a major driving factor for the corn seed treatment market growth. Increasing attack of fungal diseases, insects, and nematodes on seedlings is the major reason for the use of seed treatment chemicals on corn.

North America to Dominate Corn/Maize Seed Treatment Market

The North American corn/maize seed treatment market is the largest market, globally, and is further forecast to increase at a CAGR of 8.3% during 2018-2023. As of 2015, the United States represents the largest corn/maize seed treatment market in North America, though Mexican demand is primed to register the fastest CAGR of 8.7%.


Major Players: Advanced Biological Marketing Inc., Bayer Crop Science AG (Germany), Brettyoung Limited (Canada), DuPont (United States), Germains Seed Technology (United Kingdom), and Incotec Group BV (The Netherlands), among others.

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1. Introduction

                1.1 Key Deliverables of the Study

                1.2 Market Definition

2. Research Scope and Methodology

                2.1 Study Deliverables

                2.2 Study Assumptions

                2.3 Research Methodology

                2.4 Research Phases

3. Market Dynamics

                3.1 Drivers

                                3.1.1 Increasing Demand for High-quality Seeds

                                3.1.2 Increasing Maize Seed Trade

                                3.1.3 Encouraging Government Regulations and Campaigns

                                3.1.4 Cost-effective Method

                3.2 Restraints

                                3.2.1 IncreasingCconcern for the Environment

                                3.2.2 Lack of Awareness Among Farmers

                                3.2.3 Limited Protection and Shelf Life of Treated seeds

4. Industry Analysis

                4.1 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

                                4.1.1 Bargaining Power of Buyers

                                4.1.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

                                4.1.3 Threat of New Entrants

                                4.1.4 Threat of Substitute product and services

                                4.1.5 Degree of Competition

5. Market Segmentation

                5.1 By Application

                                5.1.1 Chemical

                                5.1.2 Non - Chemical

                5.2 By Geography

                                5.2.1 North America

                                       United States



                                       Rest of North America

                                5.2.2 Europe


                                       United Kingdom





                                       Rest of Europe

                                5.2.3 Asia-Pacific







                                       Rest of Asia-Pacific

                                5.2.4 South America



                                       Rest of South America

                                5.2.5 Africa

                                       South Africa

                                       Rest of Africa

6. Competitive landscape

                6.1 Market Share Analysis

                6.2 Major Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

                6.3 Most Active Companies

7. Company Profiles*

                7.1 Advanced Biological Marketing Inc. (United States)

                7.2 Bayer Cropscience AG (Germany)

                7.3 Brettyoung Limited (Canada)

                7.4 Dupont (United States)

                7.5 Germains Seed Technology (United Kingdom)

                7.6 Incotec Group Bv (The Netherlands)

                7.7 Plant Health Care (United Kingdom)

                7.8 Syngenta International Ag (Switzerland)

                7.9 Valent Usa Corporation (United States)

                *List not exhaustive

8. Future of the Market

                8.1 Geographical Outlook

                8.2 Industry Outlook

9. Appendix

10. Disclaimer

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