United States Biopesticides Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The US biopesticides market is segmented based on product type, application, and crop type. Based on product type, the market is segmented into bioherbicides, bioinsecticides, and biofungicides. Application types include foliar application, soil treatment, and seed treatment, and crop type includes cereals, oilseeds, fruits, vegetables, and other crop types.

Market Snapshot

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Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
CAGR: 12.5 %

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Market Overview

The US biopesticides market is expected to register a CAGR of 12.5% during the forecast period. The market is driven by the consumer preference for organic products, simpler registration processes, an increase in pest diversity, and government support. Low awareness about biopesticides and the high price of biopesticides are the key restraints of the market. Increasing acreage of organic crop cultivation may play a major role in pushing the volume consumption of biopesticides in the United States.

Scope of the report

Biopesticides are the biocrop protection agents that contain natural elements, such as plant materials, microorganisms, and bacteria. This report presents a comprehensive view of the biopesticide market in the United States. The market is segmented based on product type, crop type, and application type. This report identifies the factors that are crucial in changing market scenarios, rising opportunities, and global consumer trends. It also presents a complete analysis of the competitive landscape, along with the profile of major players.

Product Type
Other Product Types
Application Type
Foliar Application
Soil Treatment
Seed Treatment
Crop Type
Fruits and Vegetables
Other Crop Types

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Key Market Trends

Increase in Organic Cultivation

The popularity of organic food has been increasing continuously in the United States because of the increase in demand for healthy food. More than 4 million acres of land were under organic cultivation in 2016, which was 11% more than the last two years. The number of certified organic farms was close to 15,000 in 2016, rising over 6% since 2014. As the biopesticides are widely used in organic farming, an increase in organic farming biopesticide consumption is also expected to rise in the United States.

Certified Organic Land in the United States in 1000 Acres, 2014 -2017

Bioinsecticides and Biofungicides Dominate the Market

Insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, nematicides, and rodenticides are the chief products available in the biopesticide category. Out of all the above, bioinsecticides and biofungicides dominate the market with an estimated market share of 43% and 44%, respectively, in 2018. More products, diversified products, and the popularity of those products are the prime reasons for their domination in the United State's biopesticide market revenue. Bioherbicides are the next popular biopesticides with an estimated market share of 4% and all others together with 9% in the country.

Revenue Share of Product Type (%), United States, 2018

Competitive Landscape

The biopesticides market in the United States is highly fragmented with major players holding a very smaller share. Mergers, acquisitions, new product launches, and expansions are the key strategies adopted by these companies. The major acquisitions taking place between companies to develop biopesticides indicate that the focus on bio-based products is increasing rapidly. The players in the market are investing heavily in this market to diversify their biological research divisions in the expanding market place. Bayer AG, Certis USA LLC, Marrone Bio Innovations, and Valent BioSciences are some of the top biopesticide manufacturing companies in the United States.

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 Forces 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 Product Type

      1. 5.1.1 Insecticides

      2. 5.1.2 Fungicides

      3. 5.1.3 Herbicides

      4. 5.1.4 Other Product Types

    2. 5.2 Application Type

      1. 5.2.1 Foliar Application

      2. 5.2.2 Soil Treatment

      3. 5.2.3 Seed Treatment

    3. 5.3 Crop Type

      1. 5.3.1 Cereals

      2. 5.3.2 Oilseeds

      3. 5.3.3 Fruits and Vegetables

      4. 5.3.4 Other Crop Types


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Bayer AG

      2. 6.3.2 Marrone Bio Innovations

      3. 6.3.3 Certis USA LLC

      4. 6.3.4 Valent BioSciences

      5. 6.3.5 Koppert Biological Systems

    4. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The United States Biopesticides Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The United States Biopesticides Market is growing at a CAGR of 12.5% over the next 5 years.

Bayer AG, Marrone Bio Innovations, Certis USA L.L.C, Valent BioSciences, Koppert Biological Systems are the major companies operating in United States Biopesticides Market.

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