India Seed Treatment Market | Growth | Share | Analysis to 2022
Seed Treatment Market - India Industry Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2017 - 2022)


DEC 2017

Seed Treatment Market - India Industry Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2017 - 2022)

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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 India seed treatment market was worth around $382.6 million in 2016 and is expected to cross $700.9 million by 2022 growing at the CAGR of 10.6% during the forecast period 2017-2022.

Market Dynamics

The growth in seed treatment industry is largely fuelled by increasing farm sizes and rising concerns over its quality and safety due to harmful effects of chemicals to environment. Thus, some major drivers of the seed treatment industry are rise in the seed costs, crop rotations getting shorter and greater use of multi-component products. The poor farmers in India are adopting organic techniques which have a lower environment impact which is driving the market.

Major restraints identified in this report are regulatory structure intervention regarding entry, concerns for the environment and regulation of seed treatment market. Major opportunities are fastest growth rate for biological agents and India has a fastest growth rate in seed treatment market.

India market holds 34% of the Asia-Pacific market revenue by 2022. The India market is expected to have a high CAGR of 10.8% due to increasing demand for high yield crop products in the region and rising organic crop production, especially in China, India, Malaysia, Japan and Singapore.

Market Segmentation

By application segment, India's utilization of seed treatment chemical agents is forecast to exhibit the fastest 2015-2020 CAGR of 10.7%, thereby reaching a projected US$180 million by 2020 from an estimated US$108 million in 2015. However, growth in demand for non-chemical agents is likely to outpace chemical agents by posting a 2015-2020 compounded annual rate of 11.8% to emerge as the fastest segment.

India's total oilseed production, comprising soybeans, rapeseed, mustard, peanuts, sunflower seed, cottonseed and copra, is forecast to be 37.4 million metric tons (MMT) for the marketing year (MY) 2014-15 (October to September), which forma a decline of 2.5% from the current year, assuming that monsoons are normal for the period of June 2014 to September 2014. India's consumption of oilseed-based food products is poised to register steady growth and reach 1.9 MMT in MY 2014-15. The primary driver for this impetus would come from robust growth in the food processing sector and increasing marketability for higher-value food products made from soybeans, peanuts, rapeseed, mustard, and other oilseeds. As a consequence of growing domestic demand, exports of oilseeds in the current and future years are likely to slow down their previous pace of growth.

Wheat is the leading type of crop for seed treatment applications in India, estimated to account for 34.9% of the total demand in 2015. In terms of CAGR between 2017 and 2022, however, demand for seed treatment applications in corn is expected to be the second fastest crop among all crop types at 10% CAGR, Asia remains the hub of rice production, with many countries in the region growing more than one crop per season.

Some of the key companies in the market are Adama, Novozymes, Chemtura, Syngenta and Others. The key players are focusing to expand their business in Asia-Pacific regions. The leading players in this market adopted various strategies to strengthen the market opportunities and increase their market shares. Acquisitions, agreements & joint ventures are the major strategies adopted by major players.

In this report we offer

  • Market Definition for the specified topic along with identification of key drivers and restraints for the market.
  • Market analysis for the India Seed Treatment Market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on a global and regional scale.
  • Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios, rising prospective opportunities and identification of key companies which can influence the market on a global and regional scale.
  • Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their share of markets.
  • Identification and analysis of the Macro and Micro factors that affect the India Seed Treatment Market on both global and regional scale.
  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.

Why should you buy this report?

  • For getting a comprehensive overview of the India Seed Treatment Market
  • To gain wide ranging information about the major players in this industry and the strategies adopted by them.
  • To gain an insight about the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and also identify the regions which are untapped.

1. Introduction                                                 

                1.1 Key Deliverables of the Study                            

                1.2 Study Assumptions                 

                1.3 Market Definition                                    

2. Research Approach & Methodology                                                  

                2.1 Introduction                               

                2.2 Research Designs                     

                2.3 Study Phases                             

                                2.3.1 Secondary Research           

                                2.3.2 Discussion Guide  

                                2.3.3 Econometric Modelling      

                                2.3.4 Expert Validation  

                                2.3.5 Study Timeline      

3. Key Findings of the Study                                                       

4. Market Dynamics                                                       

                4.1 Drivers                          

                                4.1.1 Rise in the cost of high quality seeds such as hybrids & GM seeds  

                                4.1.2 Increasing need for efficient post harvest seed storage     

                                4.1.3 High disease pressure and need for increased agricultural productivity       

                                4.1.4 Encouraging Government Regulations and Campaigns        

                4.2 Restraints                    

                                4.2.1 Concerns for the Environment       

                                4.2.2 Imbalance Between Cost and Effectiveness             

                                4.2.3 Limited Dose Capacity, protection and Shelf Life    

                                4.2.4 Phytotoxicity          

                4.3 Opportunities                            

                                4.3.1 Prospects for Seed Treatment Growth Fastest in Asia-Pacific           

                                4.3.2 Biological Seed Treatment Agents Fostering Growth            

                4.4 Porter's Five Industry Forces Analysis                             

                                4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers        

                                4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers             

                                4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants     

                                4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services              

                                4.4.5 Degree of Competition      

5. Market Segmentation                                                                              

                5.1 By Application                           

                                5.1.2 Chemical  

                                5.1.2 Non chemical         

                5.2 By function                                 

                                5.2.1 Seed protection    





                                5.2.2 Seed enhancement             

                                       Seed coating

                                       Seed dressing

                                       Seed pelleting


                5.3 By crop type                                               

                                5.3.1 Grains and Cereals               





                                5.3.2 Oilseeds   






                                5.3.3 Vegetables              





                                5.3.4 Others      

6. Competitive Landscape                                                           

                6.1 Market Share Analysis                           

                6.2 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players                          

                6.3 Most Active Companies                        

7. Company Profiles                                                       

                7.1 BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG                      

                7.2 DUPONT                      

                7.3 INCOTEC GROUP BV                               

                7.4 SYNGENTA INTERNATIONAL AG                        

                7.5 FMC CORPORATION                               

                7.6 TAGROS CHEMICALS INDIA LTD                         

                7.7 RALLIS INDIA LIMITED                            

                7.8 CENTOR INDIA                          

                7.9 SAMPATTI INDUSTRIES                         

                7.10 CISTRONICS TECHNOVATIONS PVT LTD                       

     7.11 INDOFIL      

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