1    INTRODUCTION    24
1.1    OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY    24
1.2    MARKET DEFINITION    24
1.3    STUDY SCOPE    25
FIGURE 1    SEED TREATMENT MARKET SEGMENTATION    25
FIGURE 2    REGIONAL SEGMENTATION    26
1.4    INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS    26
1.5    PERIODIZATION CONSIDERED    27
1.6    UNIT CONSIDERED    27
TABLE 1    USD EXCHANGE RATES, 2015–2019    27
1.7    STAKEHOLDERS    28
1.8    SUMMARY OF CHANGES    28
2    RESEARCH METHODOLOGY    29
2.1    RESEARCH DATA    29
FIGURE 3    RESEARCH DESIGN: SEED TREATMENT MARKET    29
2.1.1    SECONDARY DATA    30
2.1.1.1    Key data from secondary sources    30
2.1.2    PRIMARY DATA    31
2.1.2.1    Key data from primary sources    31
2.1.2.2    Breakdown of primaries    31
2.2    MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION    32
2.2.1    BOTTOM-UP APPROACH    32
FIGURE 4    MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH    32
2.2.2    TOP-DOWN APPROACH    33
FIGURE 5    MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: TOP-DOWN APPROACH    33
2.3    MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION    34
FIGURE 6    DATA TRIANGULATION METHODOLOGY    34
2.4    RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS & LIMITATIONS    35
2.4.1    ASSUMPTIONS    35
2.4.2    LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY    36
3    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY    37
FIGURE 7    SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY CROP TYPE, 2020 VS. 2025    38
FIGURE 8    SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020 VS. 2025 (USD MILLION)    39
FIGURE 9    SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY APPLICATION TECHNIQUE,
2020 VS. 2025 (USD MILLION)    39
FIGURE 10    SEED TREATMENT MARKET: REGIONAL SNAPSHOT    40
4    PREMIUM INSIGHTS    41
4.1    OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SEED TREATMENT MARKET    41
FIGURE 11    INCREASE IN DEMAND FOR LOW-COST CROP PROTECTION SOLUTION TO DRIVE THE GROWTH OF THE SEED TREATMENT MARKET    41
4.2    SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY APPLICATION TECHNIQUE    42
FIGURE 12    COATING IS ESTIMATED TO BE THE MOST PREFERRED APPLICATION TECHNIQUE, IN THE SEED TREATMENT MARKET IN 2020    42
4.3    NORTH AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY KEY COUNTRY & CROP TYPE    42
FIGURE 13    CEREALS & GRAINS TO BE A KEY APPLICATION OF SEED TREATMENT IN THE NORTH AMERICAN REGION IN 2020    42
4.4    SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY TYPE AND REGION    43
FIGURE 14    NORTH AMERICA TO BE THE LARGEST MARKET SHARE FOR SEED TREATMENT IN 2020    43
4.5    SEED TREATMENT MARKET: MAJOR REGIONAL SUBMARKETS    43
FIGURE 15    US TO BE THE LARGEST MARKET SHARE IN 2020    43
5    MARKET OVERVIEW    44
5.1    INTRODUCTION    44
5.2    MACROINDICATORS    44
5.2.1    INTRODUCTION    44
5.2.1.1    Growth in the usage of commercial seeds    44
FIGURE 16    MAJOR COMMERCIAL SEED PRODUCING COUNTRIES IN THE GLOBAL MARKET, 2015    45
FIGURE 17    EUROPEAN CULTIVATION AREA FOR COMMERCIAL SEED PRODUCTION – TOP FIVE SEED PRODUCING COUNTRIES, 2016–2019    45
5.2.1.2    Increase in the pesticide trade at the global level    46
FIGURE 18    GLOBAL PESTICIDE TRADE, 2014–2018 (USD MILLION)    46
5.2.1.3    Growing market demand for high-value and industrial crops    47
FIGURE 19    AREA HARVESTED GLOBALLY UNDER HIGH-VALUE CROPS, 2015–2018 (MILLION HECTARE)    47
5.3    MARKET DYNAMICS    48
FIGURE 20    SEED TREATMENT MARKET DYNAMICS    48
5.3.1    DRIVERS    48
5.3.1.1    Seed treatment as a low-cost crop protection solution    48
5.3.1.2    Serves as insurance to seed investments    49
5.3.1.3    Reduced risk of exceeding MRLs    49
5.3.1.4    Need for soil replenishment caused by limited crop rotation practices    50
5.3.1.5    Seed coating witnesses a high demand for commercial operations    50
5.3.2    RESTRAINTS    50
5.3.2.1    Lower margins for key industrial crops    50
FIGURE 21    CORN AND SOYBEAN PRICES, 2012–2017    51
5.3.2.2    Government regulations    52
5.3.2.3    Existing ban introduced on neonicotinoids    52
5.3.2.4    Limited shelf life of the treated seed    52
5.3.3    OPPORTUNITIES    53
5.3.3.1    Innovative combination of products    53
5.3.3.2    Increased application in high-value crops    53
5.3.3.3    Development of biodegradable seed treatment to protect biodiversity    53
5.3.4    CHALLENGES    54
5.3.4.1    Growing resistance to crop protection products    54
5.3.4.2    Unorganized new entrants with a low profit-to-cost ratio    54
5.4    VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS    54
5.5    COVID-19 IMPACT ON THE SEED TREATMENT MARKET    55
FIGURE 22    VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS    55
5.6    YC–YCC SHIFTS IN THE SEED TREATMENT MARKET    56
FIGURE 23    DEMAND FOR HIGHLY-EFFICIENT CROP PROTECTION PRODUCTS IS THE NEW HOT BETS IN THE MARKET    56
5.7    MARKET ECOSYSTEM    57
5.8    PATENT ANALYSIS    57
5.8.1    INTRODUCTION    57
FIGURE 24    NUMBER OF PATENTS APPROVED FOR SEED TREATMENT, 2016–2020    57
FIGURE 25    GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS: SEED TREATMENT PATENT APPROVAL,
2016–2020    58
TABLE 2    MAJOR PATENTS RELATED TO SEED TREATMENT, 2016–2020    58
6    SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY TYPE    62
6.1    INTRODUCTION    63
FIGURE 26    CHEMICAL SEED TREATMENT IS PROJECTED TO DOMINATE THE MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD    63
TABLE 3    SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    64
6.2    CHEMICAL SEED TREATMENT    64
TABLE 4    CHEMICAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    65
6.3    NON-CHEMICAL SEED TREATMENT    65
TABLE 5    NON-CHEMICAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY SUBTYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    65
TABLE 6    NON-CHEMICAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    66
6.3.1    PHYSICAL SEED TREATMENT    66
6.3.1.1    Physical seed treatment is cheaper and hence adopted in developing countries.    66
TABLE 7    PHYSICAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    67
6.3.2    BIOLOGICAL SEED TREATMENT    67
6.3.2.1    Companies are investing in R&D to develop biological products for different soil conditions    67
TABLE 8    BIOLOGICAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    68
7    SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY APPLICATION TECHNIQUE    69
7.1    INTRODUCTION    70
FIGURE 27    SEED COATING IS PROJECTED TO DOMINATE THE MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD    70
TABLE 9    SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION TECHNIQUE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    71
7.2    SEED COATING    71
7.2.1    TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENT HAS LED TO AUTOMATIC SEED COATING TECHNIQUES    71
TABLE 10    SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE FOR SEED COATING, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    72
7.3    SEED DRESSING    72
7.3.1    SEED DRESSING IS USED IN DEVELOPING REGIONS DUE T ITS LOW APPLICATION COST    72
TABLE 11    SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE FOR SEED DRESSING, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    73
7.4    SEED PELLETING    73
7.4.1    SEED PELLETING IS WIDELY ADOPTED FOR VEGETABLE SEEDS    73
TABLE 12    SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE FOR SEED PELLETING, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    74
8    SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY CROP TYPE    75
8.1    INTRODUCTION    76
FIGURE 28    CEREALS & GRAINS SEGMENT IS PROJECTED TO DOMINATE THE MARKET THROUGHOUT THE FORECAST PERIOD    76
TABLE 13    SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    77
8.2    OILSEEDS    78
TABLE 14    SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE IN OILSEEDS, BY REGION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    78
8.2.1    SOYBEAN    78
8.2.1.1    Favorable trade and price-related policy to drive the demand for soybean    78
FIGURE 29    ANNUAL SOYBEAN PRODUCTION, 2017–2018 (MMT)    79
TABLE 15    APPLICATION AREAS OF SOYBEAN    79
8.2.2    CANOLA    80
8.2.2.1    Canola is preferred as an economically cheaper option to soybean    80
FIGURE 30    ANNUAL PRODUCTION OF CANOLA, 2014–2019 (MMT)    81
8.2.3    COTTON    82
8.2.3.1    Extensive research is conducted on commercializing biotech cotton plant for use in food products    82
FIGURE 31    LEADING GLOBAL COTTON PRODUCERS (METRIC TON)    82
8.2.4    SUNFLOWER    82
8.2.4.1    Higher production of sunflower seeds is attributed to the growing demand from the food and feed industries    82
FIGURE 32    ANNUAL PRODUCTION OF SUNFLOWER SEED, 2015–2019 (MMT)    83
8.2.5    OTHER OILSEEDS    83
8.2.5.1    Higher usage of safflower meals as a high protein ingredient in feed products    83
8.3    CEREALS & GRAINS    84
TABLE 16    SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE IN CEREALS & GRAINS, BY REGION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    84
8.3.1    CORN    84
8.3.1.1    Companies are focused on making use of hybrid varieties of corn for improving feed quality    84
FIGURE 33    ANNUAL PRODUCTION OF CORN, 2017–2019 (MMT)    85
8.3.2    WHEAT    85
8.3.2.1    Depleting wheat inventories to drive the need for R&D activities focused on the development of hybrid varieties    85
FIGURE 34    INDIA: WHEAT PRODUCTION, 2015-2019 (1000 MT)    86
8.3.3    RICE    86
8.3.3.1    Genetically-modified rice varieties gaining popularity among consumers to tackle vitamin deficiencies    86
FIGURE 35    CHIEF RICE EXPORTERS, 2018 (MILLION TONS)    87
8.3.4    SORGHUM    87
8.3.4.1    Sorghum’s cultivation as an industrial crop would improve the growth of commercial seeds    87
FIGURE 36    WORLD SORGHUM PRODUCTION, 2014-2021 (MMT)    88
8.3.5    BARLEY    88
8.3.5.1    Barley is the most important crop for commercial seeds    88
8.3.6    OTHER CEREALS & GRAINS    88
8.3.6.1    Millet    88
8.4    FRUITS & VEGETABLES    89
TABLE 17    SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE IN FRUITS & VEGETABLES, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    89
8.4.1    SOLANACEAE    90
8.4.1.1    Solanaceae ingredients have been gaining importance in the processed food industry for their nutritional properties    90
8.4.2    CUCURBITS    90
8.4.2.1    Seedless hybrid variants of cucumber to be used for polyhouse cultivation in Asian countries    90
8.4.3    BRASSICAS    90
8.4.3.1    Reduced feed cost makes brassicas an economical option for feed manufacturers    90
8.4.4    LEAFY VEGETABLES    91
8.4.4.1    Introduction of smart technologies has allowed for the improvement in yield of leafy vegetables    91
8.4.5    ROOT & BULB VEGETABLES    91
8.4.5.1    With a greater emphasis on healthy snacking habits, carrots are becoming popular in salads    91
FIGURE 37    GLOBAL CARROT PRODUCTION, BY COUNTRY, 2013    91

8.5    OTHER CROP TYPES    92
TABLE 18    SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE IN OTHER CROP TYPES, BY REGION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    92
8.5.1    ALFALFA    92
8.5.1.1    Government organizations investing in R&D for low-lignin alfalfa    92
8.5.2    FLOWER SEEDS    92
8.5.2.1    Poppy seeds being used as flavoring ingredients in food products    92
8.5.3    TURFGRASSES    93
8.5.3.1    Demand for hybrid turfgrass to meet the requirements of sports tournaments    93
TABLE 19    FUNCTIONAL, RECREATIONAL, AND ORNAMENTAL BENEFITS OF TURFGRASS    93
8.5.4    FORAGES    93
8.5.4.1    Hydroponic methods in fodder crops to reduce feed costs    93
9    SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY FUNCTION    94
9.1    INTRODUCTION    95
FIGURE 38    SEED PROTECTION IS PROJECTED TO DOMINATE THE MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD    95
TABLE 20    SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    96
9.2    SEED PROTECTION    96
TABLE 21    SEED PROTECTION MARKET SIZE, BY PRODUCT, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    96
TABLE 22    SEED PROTECTION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    97
9.2.1    INSECTICIDES    97
TABLE 23    INSECTICIDES MARKET SIZE, BY ACTIVE INGREDIENT,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    98
9.2.1.1    Thiamethoxam    98
9.2.1.2    Imidacloprid    98
9.2.1.3    Clothianidin    98
9.2.1.4    Other insecticides    99
TABLE 24    INSECTICIDES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    99
9.2.2    FUNGICIDES    99
TABLE 25    FUNGICIDES MARKET SIZE, BY ACTIVE INGREDIENT,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    100
9.2.2.1    Thiram    100
9.2.2.2    Carbendazim    100
9.2.2.3    Tebucunazole    100
9.2.2.4    Carboxin    100
9.2.2.5    Other fungicides    101
TABLE 26    FUNGICIDES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    101
9.2.3    OTHER SEED PROTECTION SOLUTIONS    101
TABLE 27    COMMERCIAL NEMATICIDES, BY ACTIVE INGREDIENT & CROP    101
TABLE 28    OTHER SEED PROTECTION SOLUTIONS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    102

9.3    SEED ENHANCEMENT    102
TABLE 29    SEED ENHANCEMENT MARKET SIZE, BY SUBTYPE,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    102
TABLE 30    SEED ENHANCEMENT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    103
9.3.1    BIOLOGICALS    103
TABLE 31    BIOLOGICALS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    103
TABLE 32    BIOLOGICALS MARKET SIZE, BY SUBTYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    103
9.3.2    SEED PRIMING    104
TABLE 33    HOT WATER TREATMENT FOR SOME SEED-BORNE PATHOGENS    104
TABLE 34    SEED PRIMING MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    105
9.3.3    SEED DISINFECTION    105
TABLE 35    SEED DISINFECTION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    105
10    SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY REGION    106
10.1    INTRODUCTION    107
FIGURE 39    INDIA HELD THE LARGEST SHARE IN THE SEED TREATMENT MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD    108
TABLE 36    SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    108
10.2    NORTH AMERICA    109
FIGURE 40    NORTH AMERICA: REGIONAL SNAPSHOT    110
10.2.1    REGULATION FRAMEWORK:    111
10.2.1.1    US    111
10.2.1.2    Canada    112
10.2.2    TRADE ANALYSIS    112
10.2.2.1    Export scenario of insecticides and fungicides    112
FIGURE 41    NORTH AMERICA: INSECTICIDES AND FUNGICIDES EXPORT,
BY KEY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (USD MILLION)    112
10.2.2.2    Import scenario of insecticides and fungicides    112
FIGURE 42    NORTH AMERICA: INSECTICIDES AND FUNGICIDES IMPORT,
BY KEY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (USD MILLION)    112
TABLE 37    NORTH AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    113
TABLE 38    NORTH AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION TECHNIQUE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    113
TABLE 39    NORTH AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    114
TABLE 40    NORTH AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    115
TABLE 41    NORTH AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    116
10.2.3    US    116
10.2.3.1    Presence of major seed companies in the US aiding the growth of the seed treatment market    116
TABLE 42    US: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    117
TABLE 43    US: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    118
10.2.4    CANADA    118
10.2.4.1    Adoption of cutting-edge technologies in plant breeding to drive the Canadian market    118
TABLE 44    SEED CROPS GROWN IN CANADA    119
FIGURE 43    KEY CANADIAN SEED IMPORTERS, 2014    120
TABLE 45    CANADA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    121
TABLE 46    CANADA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    122
10.2.5    MEXICO    122
10.2.5.1    Import of genetically modified corn to meet the growing demand from the livestock sector    122
FIGURE 44    MEXICO: GRAIN IMPORTS FOR THE FEED SECTOR, 2013–2016 (‘000 MT)    123
TABLE 47    MEXICO: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    124
TABLE 48    MEXICO: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    125
10.2.6    IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON NORTH AMERICA    125
10.3    ASIA PACIFIC    126
FIGURE 45    ASIA PACIFIC: REGIONAL SNAPSHOT    127
10.3.1    REGULATORY FRAMEWORK    128
10.3.1.1    India    128
10.3.1.2    China    128
10.3.2    TRADE ANALYSIS:    128
10.3.2.1    Export scenario of insecticides and fungicides    128
FIGURE 46    ASIA PACIFIC: INSECTICIDES AND FUNGICIDES EXPORT, BY KEY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (USD MILLION)    128
10.3.2.2    Import scenario of insecticides and fungicides    129
FIGURE 47    ASIA PACIFIC: INSECTICIDES AND FUNGICIDES IMPORT, BY KEY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (USD MILLION)    129
TABLE 49    ASIA PACIFIC: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    129
TABLE 50    ASIA PACIFIC: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    130
TABLE 51    ASIA PACIFIC: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    131
TABLE 52    ASIA PACIFIC: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION TECHNIQUE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    131
TABLE 53    ASIA PACIFIC: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    132
10.3.3    AUSTRALIA    132
10.3.3.1    Increased use of GM crops has led to increase in the use of seed treatment in the country    132
TABLE 54    AUSTRALIA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    133
TABLE 55    AUSTRALIA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    134
10.3.4    CHINA    134
10.3.4.1    Initiatives by the government to increase productivity & meet export quality standards    134
TABLE 56    CHINA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    135
TABLE 57    CHINA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    136
10.3.5    INDIA    136
10.3.5.1    Application of modern agricultural techniques have improved the self-sustainability of the country    136
TABLE 58    INDIA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    137
TABLE 59    INDIA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    138
10.3.6    JAPAN    138
10.3.6.1    Stringent regulations promoting the adoption of seeds treatment products    138
TABLE 60    JAPAN: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    139
TABLE 61    JAPAN: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    140
10.3.7    THAILAND    140
10.3.7.1    Increase in demand for cereal crops is driving the growth of the seed treatment market    140
TABLE 62    THAILAND: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    141
TABLE 63    THAILAND: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    141
10.3.8    REST OF ASIA PACIFIC    142
10.3.8.1    Demand for residue-free crops is driving the growth of the seed treatment market    142
TABLE 64    REST OF ASIA PACIFIC: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    142
TABLE 65    REST OF ASIA PACIFIC: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION)    143
10.3.9    COVID-19 IMPACT ON THE ASIA PACIFIC SEED TREATMENT MARKET    143
10.4    EUROPE    144
10.4.1    REGULATORY FRAMEWORK    144
10.4.2    TRADE ANALYSIS    146
10.4.2.1    Export scenario of insecticides and fungicides    146
FIGURE 48    EUROPE: INSECTICIDES AND FUNGICIDES EXPORT, BY KEY COUNTRY,
2012–2019 (USD MILLION)    146
10.4.2.2    Import scenario of insecticides and fungicides    147
FIGURE 49    EUROPE: INSECTICIDES AND FUNGICIDES IMPORT, BY KEY COUNTRY,
2012–2019 (USD MILLION)    147
TABLE 66    EUROPE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    147
TABLE 67    EUROPE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION TECHNIQUE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    148
TABLE 68    EUROPE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    148
TABLE 69    EUROPE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    149
TABLE 70    EUROPE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    150
10.4.3    FRANCE    150
10.4.3.1    The presence of major seed treatment companies in France has contributed to the growth of the commercial seeds market    150
TABLE 71    FRANCE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    151
TABLE 72    FRANCE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    152
10.4.4    GERMANY    152
10.4.4.1    Increase in the land area being brought under the cultivation of crops is driving the growth of the market    152
TABLE 73    GERMANY: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    153
TABLE 74    GERMANY: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    154
10.4.5    SPAIN    154
10.4.5.1    Rise in regulations promoting the adoption of seeds enhancement products    154
TABLE 75    SPAIN: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    155
TABLE 76    SPAIN: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    156
10.4.6    ITALY    156
10.4.6.1    Increase in opportunities in seed business driving the growth of the market in Italy    156
TABLE 77    ITALY: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    157
TABLE 78    ITALY: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    158
10.4.7    NETHERLANDS    158
10.4.7.1    Netherlands is largely focusing on the production of vegetable seeds    158
TABLE 79    NETHERLANDS: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    159
TABLE 80    NETHERLANDS: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    160
10.4.8    RUSSIA    160
10.4.8.1    High domestic demand for vegetable oil driving the growth of sunflower seed treatment in the country    160
TABLE 81    RUSSIA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    161
TABLE 82    RUSSIA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    162
10.4.9    REST OF EUROPE    162
10.4.9.1    High demand for sunflower and soybean seed driving the growth in Rest of European countries    162
TABLE 83    REST OF EUROPE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    163
TABLE 84    REST OF EUROPE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    164
10.4.10    IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON EUROPE    164
10.5    SOUTH AMERICA    165
10.5.1    REGULATORY FRAMEWORK    165
10.5.2    TRADE ANALYSIS    166
10.5.2.1    Export scenario of insecticides and fungicides    166
FIGURE 50    SOUTH AMERICA :INSECTICIDES AND FUNGICIDES EXPORT,
BY KEY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (USD MILLION)    166
10.5.2.2    Import scenario of insecticides and fungicides    166
FIGURE 51    SOUTH AMERICA :INSECTICIDES AND FUNGICIDES IMPORT,
BY KEY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (USD MILLION)    166
TABLE 85    SOUTH AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    167
TABLE 86    SOUTH AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION TECHNIQUE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    167
TABLE 87    SOUTH AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    168
TABLE 88    SOUTH AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    169
TABLE 89    SOUTH AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    170
10.5.3    BRAZIL    170
10.5.3.1    High demand for soybean from Europe and Asian countries    170
FIGURE 52    BRAZILIAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY CROP, 2015-2016    170
TABLE 90    BRAZIL: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    171
TABLE 91    BRAZIL: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    172
10.5.4    ARGENTINA    172
10.5.4.1    Argentinean companies are promoting the adoption of advanced seed treatment solutions    172
TABLE 92    ARGENTINA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    173
TABLE 93    ARGENTINA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    174

10.5.5    CHILE    174
10.5.5.1    Rise in expansions by key players in the country    174
TABLE 94    CHILE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    175
TABLE 95    CHILE: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    176
10.5.6    REST OF SOUTH AMERICA    176
10.5.6.1    High export of fruits & vegetables and other high-value crops supports the market growth    176
TABLE 96    GLOBAL RANKING OF PERU’S AGRICULTURAL EXPORTS, 2015    176
TABLE 97    REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    177
TABLE 98    REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    178
10.5.7    IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON SOUTH AMERICA    178
10.6    REST OF THE WORLD (ROW)    178
10.6.1    TRADE ANALYSIS    179
10.6.1.1    Export scenario of insecticides and fungicides    179
FIGURE 53    ROW: INSECTICIDES AND FUNGICIDES EXPORT, BY KEY COUNTRY,
2012–2019 (USD MILLION)    179
10.6.1.2    Import scenario of insecticides and fungicides    179
FIGURE 54    ROW: INSECTICIDES AND FUNGICIDES IMPORT, BY KEY COUNTRY,
2012–2019 (USD MILLION)    179
TABLE 99    ROW: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    180
TABLE 100    ROW: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION TECHNIQUE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    180
TABLE 101    ROW: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    181
TABLE 102    ROW: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    182
TABLE 103    ROW: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    183
10.6.2    SOUTH AFRICA    183
10.6.2.1    Presence of key players undertaking acquisition as their key strategies to drive the growth of the market    183
TABLE 104    SOUTH AFRICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    184
TABLE 105    SOUTH AFRICA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    185
10.6.3    ETHIOPIA    185
10.6.3.1    Rise in collaboration initiatives with key players boosting the demand for seed treatment in the country    185
TABLE 106    ETHIOPIA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    186
TABLE 107    ETHIOPIA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    187

10.6.4    KENYA    187
10.6.4.1    Innovative seed treatments offered by key players to increase the crop production in the country    187
TABLE 108    KENYA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    188
TABLE 109    KENYA: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    189
10.6.5    OTHERS IN ROW    189
10.6.5.1    Rise in government initiatives for providing high-quality seeds to the growers in the country    189
TABLE 110    OTHERS IN ROW: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    190
TABLE 111    OTHERS IN ROW: SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION,
2018–2025 (USD MILLION)    191
10.6.6    IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON ROW    191
11    COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE    192
11.1    OVERVIEW    192
11.1.1    MARKET EVALUATION FRAMEWORK    193
FIGURE 55    SEED TREATMENT: TRENDS IN COMPANY STRATEGIES, 2017–2020    193
11.2    COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING    194
FIGURE 56    SEED TREATMENT MARKET: COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING, 2019    195
11.3    COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING (START-UP/SME)    196
11.3.1    PROGRESSIVE COMPANIES    196
11.3.2    STARTING BLOCKS    196
11.3.3    RESPONSIVE COMPANIES    196
11.3.4    DYNAMIC COMPANIES    196
FIGURE 57    SEED TREATMENT MARKET, COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP
MAPPING (START-UP/SMES), 2019    197
11.4    MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS    198
FIGURE 58    SEED TREATMENT MARKET: COMPANY MARKET SHARE, 2019    198
11.5    COMPETITIVE SCENARIO    198
11.5.1    NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES    198
TABLE 112    NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2017–2019    198
11.5.2    AGREEMENTS, COLLABORATIONS, AND PARTNERSHIPS    199
TABLE 113    AGREEMENTS, COLLABORATIONS, AND PARTNERSHIPS, 2017–2019    199
11.5.3    ACQUISITIONS    200
TABLE 114    ACQUISITIONS, 2017–2019    200
11.5.4    EXPANSIONS    201
TABLE 115    EXPANSIONS & INVESTMENTS, 2017–2019    201

12    COMPANY PROFILES    202
(Business overview, Products offered, Recent developments & MnM View)*
12.1    BAYER AG    202
FIGURE 59    BAYER: COMPANY SNAPSHOT    202
12.2    SYNGENTA AG    205
FIGURE 60    SYNGENTA AG: COMPANY SNAPSHOT    205
12.3    BASF SE    208
FIGURE 61    BASF SE: COMPANY SNAPSHOT    208
12.4    CORTEVA AGRISCIENCE    211
FIGURE 62    CORTEVA AGRISCIENCE: COMPANY SNAPSHOT    211
12.5    FMC CORPORATION    213
FIGURE 63    FMC CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT    213
12.6    ADAMA AGRICULTURAL SOLUTIONS LTD.    215
FIGURE 64    ADAMA AGRICULTURAL SOLUTIONS LTD.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT    215
12.7    NUFARM    217
FIGURE 65    NUFARM: COMPANY SNAPSHOT    217
12.8    UPL LIMITED    220
FIGURE 66    UPL LIMITED: COMPANY SNAPSHOT    220
12.9    CRODA INTERNATIONAL PLC    222
FIGURE 67    CRODA INTERNATIONAL PLC: COMPANY SNAPSHOT    222
12.10    NOVOZYMES A/S    224
FIGURE 68    NOVOZYMES A/S: COMPANY SNAPSHOT    224
12.11    EASTMAN CHEMICALS LTD    226
FIGURE 69    EASTMAN CHEMICALS LTD: COMPANY SNAPSHOT    226
12.12    PLANT HEALTH CARE    227
FIGURE 70    PLANT HEALTH CARE: COMPANY SNAPSHOT    227
12.13    GERMAINS SEED TECHNOLOGY    229
12.14    PRECISION LABORATORIES, LLC    231
12.15    VALENT USA    232
12.16    RHIZOBACTER ARGENTINA S.A.    233
12.17    GLOBACHEM    234
12.18    BIOWORKS    235
12.19    CERTIS EUROPE    236
12.20    VERDESIAN LIFESCIENCES    237
12.21    ADVANCED BIOLOGICAL MARKETING INC.    238
*Details on Business overview, Products offered, Recent developments & MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

13    ADJACENT & RELATED MARKETS    239
13.1    INTRODUCTION    239
13.2    LIMITATIONS    239
13.3    SEEDS MARKET    240
13.3.1    MARKET DEFINITION    240
13.3.2    MARKET OVERVIEW    240
FIGURE 71    DEMAND FROM FARMERS FOR BIOTECH CROPS IS DRIVING THE MARKET FOR GENETICALLY MODIFIED SEEDS    241
13.3.3    SEED MARKET, BY CROP TYPE    241
TABLE 116    SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2019 (USD MILLION)    241
TABLE 117    SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2020–2025 (USD MILLION)    242
13.3.4    SEED MARKET, BY TYPE    242
TABLE 118    SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2019 (USD MILLION)    242
TABLE 119    SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2020–2025 (USD MILLION)    243
13.3.5    SEED MARKET, BY TRAIT    243
TABLE 120    SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2016–2019 (USD MILLION)    243
TABLE 121    SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2020–2025 (USD MILLION)    244
TABLE 122    SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2016–2019 (MILLION HECTARES)    244
TABLE 123    SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2020–2025 (MILLION HECTARES)    244
13.3.6    SEED MARKET, BY REGION    245
TABLE 124    SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2019 (USD MILLION)    246
TABLE 125    SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2020–2025 (USD MILLION)    246
13.3.6.1    North America    247
TABLE 126    NORTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2019 (USD MILLION)    247
TABLE 127    NORTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2020–2025 (USD MILLION)    247
13.3.6.2    Europe    248
TABLE 128    EUROPE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2019 (USD MILLION)    248
TABLE 129    EUROPE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2020–2025 (USD MILLION)    248
13.3.6.3    Asia Pacific    249
TABLE 130    ASIA PACIFIC: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2019 (USD MILLION)    249
TABLE 131    ASIA PACIFIC: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2020–2025 (USD MILLION)    249
13.3.6.4    South America    250
TABLE 132    SOUTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2019 (USD MILLION)    250
TABLE 133    SOUTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2020–2025 (USD MILLION)    250
13.3.6.5    Rest of the World (RoW)    251
TABLE 134    ROW: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2019 (USD MILLION)    251
TABLE 135    ROW: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2020–2025 (USD MILLION)    251
13.4    INOCULANTS MARKET    252
13.4.1    MARKET DEFINITION    252
13.4.2    MARKET OVERVIEW    252
FIGURE 72    EXPANSION OF ARABLE LAND AND ADOPTION OF ADVANCED FARMING PRACTICES IS DRIVING THE GROWTH OF THE INOCULANTS MARKET    253
13.4.3    INOCULANTS MARKET, BY TYPE    253
TABLE 136    INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016-2019 (USD MILLION)    254
TABLE 137    INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2020-2025 (USD MILLION)    254
13.4.4    INOCULANTS MARKET, BY MICROBE    254
TABLE 138    INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY MICROBE, 2016-2019 (USD MILLION)    254
TABLE 139    INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY MICROBE, 2020-2025 (USD MILLION)    255
13.4.5    INOCULANTS MARKET, BY CROP TYPE    255
TABLE 140    INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2019 (USD MILLION)    256
TABLE 141    INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2020–2025 (USD MILLION)    256
13.4.6    INOCULANTS MARKET, BY REGION    257
TABLE 142    INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016-2019 (USD MILLION)    257
TABLE 143    INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2020-2025 (USD MILLION)    258
13.4.6.1    North America    258
TABLE 144    NORTH AMERICA: INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2016-2019 (USD MILLION)    258
TABLE 145    NORTH AMERICA: INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2020-2025 (USD MILLION)    259
13.4.6.2    Europe    259
TABLE 146    EUROPE: INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016-2019 (USD MILLION)    259
TABLE 147    EUROPE: INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2020-2025 (USD MILLION)    260
13.4.6.3    Asia Pacific    260
TABLE 148    ASIA PACIFIC: INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2016-2019 (USD MILLION)    260
TABLE 149    ASIA PACIFIC: INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2020-2025 (USD MILLION)    261
13.4.6.4    South America    261
TABLE 150    SOUTH AMERICA: INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2016-2019 (USD MILLION)    261
TABLE 151    SOUTH AMERICA: INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2020-2025 (USD MILLION)    261
13.4.6.5    Rest of the World (RoW)    262
TABLE 152    ROW: INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016-2019 (USD MILLION)    262
TABLE 153    ROW: INOCULANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2020-2025 (USD MILLION)    262
14    APPENDIX    263
14.1    DISCUSSION GUIDE    263
14.2    KNOWLEDGE STORE   267
14.3    AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS    269
14.4    RELATED REPORTS    269
14.5    AUTHOR DETAILS    270