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August 2016

Japan Non-Chemical Seed Treatment Market - Segmented By Application, Crop Type and Geography - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2015 - 2020)

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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 JapanNon-Chemical seed treatment market was worth around $2.6 million in 2015 and is expected to cross $3.98 million by 2020 growing at the CAGR of 8.3% during the forecast period 2015-2020.

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 Japan 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 Japan has a fastest growth rate in seed treatment market.

Japanmarket holds 10% of the Asia-Pacific market revenue by 2020. The Japan market is expected to have a high CAGR of 7.4% 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.

Within this application category, Physical methods constitute the largest sub-category of Non-chemical seed treatment demand. However, Biological seed treatments are slated to witness the fastest CAGR during 2015-2020 in reaching a projected demand by 2020.

By application segment, Japan's utilization of Non-chemical seed treatment chemical agents is forecast to exhibit the fastest 2015-2020 CAGR of 7.3%, thereby reaching a projected US$45.8 million by 2020 from an estimated US$32.2 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 8.3% to emerge as the fastest segment.

Similar to rice, soybeans have constituted a staple of Japanese food culture since ancient times. Typically, the demand from the Japanese soy industry is for a product of superior quality that has high content of protein and sucrose. Japanese manufactures utilize a variety of different soy species that are intended for multiple end uses. Tofu (soybean curd), is the most common end use for soy in Japan, accounting for 58 percent of total food soybean use.Rice is the leading type of crop for seed treatment applications in Japan, estimated to account for 36.3% of the total demand in 2015. In terms of CAGR between 2015 and 2020, however, demand for seed treatment applications in canola is expected to be the fastest crop among all crop types at 8%, 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 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 JapanNon-Chemical 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 JapanNon-Chemical 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.

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  • 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.

 

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