South America Soil Treatment Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

South America Soil Treatment Market is segmented by technology into physiochemical treatment, thermal treatment, and biological treatment, by geography into Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America.

Market Snapshot

Market Snapshot
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
CAGR: 4.9 %

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Market Overview

South America soil treatment market is estimated to register a CAGR of 4.9% during the forecast period. Increasing soil pests, soil-borne diseases, and depletion of soil nutrients are the prime drivers of the market. In South American countries like Brazil and Argentina, soil contamination with heavy metals and nematodes is very frequently noticed. Soil treatment is used in those countries to prevent or cure soil contamination. The competitive landscape in South America is fragmented with many players in the market.

Scope of the Report

Soil treatment denotes nutritional management that improves the fertility of the soil and increases the amount of organic matter content. It also kills the pathogens and pests in the soil making it healthy. The report presents an in-detailed analysis of the soil treatment market in various countries of South America, which includes market drivers, market size, competitive landscape and future opportunities. The market is segmented by technology, type, and geography.

Technology Type
Physiochemical Treatment
Thermal Treatment
Biological Treatment
Other Types
Rest of South America

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Key Market Trends

Physio Chemical Treatment Technology dominates the Market

Physiochemical methods include all remedial methods that remove contaminants from soil or destroy contaminants in soil including extractive methods like floatation and classification, stripping, and chemical detoxification. physiochemical treatment of soil holds a larger share of the market, it is estimated to grow but at a slower rate as it is an expensive process and proves to be destructive to the ecosystem. 

South America Soil Treatment Market: Revenue Share (%), By Technology, South America, 2019

Brazil Dominates the Market

Brazil holds the major part of soil treatment market share in South America. The conventional method of cultivating crops has led to a high application rate of macronutrient fertilizers which is a major source of soil contamination in Brazil. Apart from fertilizers the industrial wastes and city wastes also caused considerable damage to the soil. Field evaluations in Brazil revealed a number of pests in the soil resulting in yield losses. All these soil contaminations resulted in the increased application of soil treatment.

South America Soil Treatment Market: Revenue Share (%), By Countries, South America, 2019

Competitive Landscape

The South America soil treatment market is fragmented with many players in the market. UPL Ltd, Novozymes Ltd, Terral, Visafertil are some of the key players in the region. Acquisitions, mergers, partnerships are their key strategies along with innovative product launches to increase their market share.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of 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


    1. 5.1 Technology Type

      1. 5.1.1 Physiochemical Treatment

      2. 5.1.2 Thermal Treatment

      3. 5.1.3 Biological Treatment

      4. 5.1.4 Other Types

    2. 5.2 Geography

      1. 5.2.1 Brazil

      2. 5.2.2 Argentina

      3. 5.2.3 Rest of South America


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 UPL ltd

      2. 6.3.2 Novozymes Ltd

      3. 6.3.3 Terral

      4. 6.3.4 Forth Jardim

      5. 6.3.5 Visafertil Group

      6. 6.3.6 Isagro Columbia

      7. 6.3.7 BASF SE


  8. 8. IMPACT OF COVID-19

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Frequently Asked Questions

The South America Soil Treatment Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The South America Soil Treatment Market is growing at a CAGR of 4.9% over the next 5 years.

UPL ltd, Novozymes Ltd, Visafertil Group, Isagro Colombia, BASF SE are the major companies operating in South America Soil Treatment Market.

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