Seed Treatment Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Market Forecast - 2029

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> Global Seed Treatment Market Expected to reach a high CAGR of 10.3% during the forecast period 2022-2029: DataM Intelligence

Global Seed Treatment Market is segmented By Origin (Chemical Seed Treatment, Bio-Chemical Seed Treatment), By Application Method (Seed Pelleting, Seed Dressing, Seed Coating), By Function (Crop Protection, Seed Enhancement), By Crops (Turf & Ornamental, Oil crops & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables, Grains & Cereals Others), and By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) – Share, Size, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2022-2029

Seed Treatment Market Trends Competitive Insights

Seed Treatment Market size valued at USD XX billion in 2022 and market is expected to reach USD XX billion by the end of 2029, with growth at a CAGR of 10.3% during the forecast period 2022-2029. The seed treatment market has grown substantial accomplishment in terms of product development with respect to seed coating and succeeding crop effectiveness at the initial seedling phase. At present, the North American region is controlling the global seed treatment market. The vulnerability of seeds to various diseases, pests, unfamiliar weather conditions is raising the demand for seed treatment. Seed treatment helps the plants overcome pre and post-emergence threats. Seed treatment involves the application of chemical or biological substances to control disease organisms, insects, or other pests. Most of the seed treatments are applied to the right seeds, such as corn, wheat, or soybean, which have a seed coat surrounding an embryo. However, some seed treatments can be applied to vegetative propagation materials, such as bulbs, corms, or tubers.

Global Seed Treatment Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.3% during the period (2022-2029)

What is Seed Treatment?

Seed treatment is the physical, biological, and chemical components and procedures applied to seeds to deliver protection and advance the formation of strong and healthy crops.

Why is seed treatment needed before planting any crop?

Enhancing production starts with top genetics and keeping plants from disease and pests. This is every so often able by breeding pest and infection resistant changes, thus caring the crop over its growth progression. Crop protection products can be applied throughout the growth of the plants or added to the seed. Seed treatments perform an important role in better the formation of strong and healthy crops. There are three methods for seed treatments, they are; Seed Dressing, Seed Coating, and Seed pelleting.

What is sowing?

Sowing is the procedure of planting. Planting is the art of inserting seeds in the soil at a specific depth for the good growth of the seeds. Sowing plays the main role in Agriculture. Sowing is stage followed next to soil leveling. Exact sowing is inserting the seed at an exact depth with the right quantity of seed per unit are with worthy spacing among row to row and plant to plant.

Market Growth Drivers:

The seed treatment market has obtained major accomplishments in terms of seed development with respect to seed coating and attaining crop effectiveness at the primary seedling phase. Currently, these seed treatment products not only benefit in guarding the seeds but also benefit in acting as seed accompaniments, in turn, progresses the crop harvest. The simple functions of the early seed treatment were mainly to control certain soil pathogens that affect seed enactment.

The agricultural industry has been somewhat impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in the early days of the outbreak, but generally, the agricultural chemicals market containing seed treatment was reasonably affected in 2021 primarily owing to the supply disturbances. Though Covid-19 generated challenges with respect to short-term pause in manufacturing, supply chain trouble.

The progression in the seed treatment machinery, increasing government support with the growing demand of high-value seeds from the farmers is driving the market growth throughout the forecast period. Seed treatment is continuously progressively measured by farmers as a mode to keep investments made on worthy quality seeds, owing to an increase in controlling issues connecting to fumigation, as well as foliar application of insecticides. Therefore, the increasing awareness amongst the farmers is driving the sales of seed treatment chemicals throughout the world. Additionally, to make seed treatment approaches popular amongst the farmers, several governments are establishing national campaigns and promoting bills that will allow farmers to obtain herbicides, pesticides, and fungicides at a sponsored price. Therefore, the growing government support is expected to boost the growth of the seed treatment market in the upcoming years.

Heavy expense or high price related to hybrids and genetically modified seeds are a key element driving the growth of the seed treatment market worldwide. Seed treatment is progressively considered by farmers as a mode to keep investments made on noble quality seeds owing to an upsurge in monitoring issues concerning fumigation and foliar application of pesticides. Additionally, the price of seeds is predictable to rise, due to an upsurge in the demand for high-worth seeds with appropriate agronomic traits. Both farmers and companies are set to spend on seed treatment methods to save good quality seeds.

Market Segmentation:

Seed Treatment Market is segmented by Origin, by Application method, by Function, and by Crops. Based on Origin, the market is divided into Chemical Seed Treatment and Bio-Chemical Seed Treatment. Based on the Application Method, it is further classified into Seed Pelleting, Seed Dressing, and Seed Coating. Based on Function, it is further bifurcated into Crop Protection, and Seed Enhancement. Based on Crops into Turf & Ornamental, Oil crops & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables, and Grains & Cereals Others.

The market is primarily classified based on crops into corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Canola, Cotton, and others. Corn with a 34% market share followed by Soybeans and Wheat with 24% and 23% market share respectively. Other crops include Canola, Cotton, Rice, Sunflower, Potatoes, and sugar beets.

Geographical Analysis

According to the research study, the global market is geographically classified into five regions such as North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the rest of the world.

North America Seed Treatment Market has a 43% market share, with significant contribution from the US

Currently, North America followed by South America are the two major markets for global seed treatment, and they are anticipated to account for an important amount of the market in the forecast period as well. South America is a key supplier of corn commodities and soybean to the global markets, the profitable growth of the industry is pushing growing demand for seed treatment products. Supervision authorities in the Asia Pacific region are supporting and enabling seed treatment methods that are predictable to benefit strong support to the growth of the global seed treatment industry.

Europe Seed Treatment Market Dominates the Global Market

Europe observed the uppermost share in the seed treatment market, and Spain had the major seed treatment Industry, next to Germany, France, and Russia. The rising popularity of agriculture in the European region and the requirement for good quality seeds are the key elements for the growth of the global market.

Recent Trends in the Seed Treatment Industry:

  1. In December 2020, Advanced Biological Marketing has declared its latest product launch for the seed treatment market, GroFlo.
  2. In December 2020, BASF launched three novel products in its soybean seed treatment portfolio comprising Vault IP Plus seed treatment, Relenya seed treatment, Poncho XC seed treatment.

Competitive Trends and Key Companies Controlling the Global Market:

Syngenta, Bayer, BASF, and Monsanto are some of the significant participants in the worldwide market. They together take 82% of the global seed treatment market share. Other notable players include Nufarm, Dupont, Incotec, Sumitomo. Some of the major companies profiled in the global market report are; BASF SE, Incotec Group BV, Bayer Crop Science AG, E.I. Dupont De Nemours and Company, Monsanto Company, Nufarm Limited, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd, Syngenta AG, The Dow Chemical Company, and Platform Speciality Products Corporation

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