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Seed treatment is a process of treating seeds with chemicals and non-chemical methods before plantation. It is an ecofriendly way of using small amount of insecticide and fungicides. The U.SNon-chemical seed treatment market was worth around $114.8 million in 2015 and is expected to cross $183.3 million by 2020 growing at the CAGR of 9.8% during the forecast period 2015-2020.

The demand for crops has stimulated due to rise in the consumption of crops. Rise in the cost of seeds is one of the factor alluring the market. Increase in farm sizes along with crop rotations getting shorter are expected to drive the demand for chemical seed treatment market. Canada and United States have been the growth engines that are driving the chemical seed treatment market.

The left over materials after the treatment affect the environment and limited dose capacity along with limited shelf life are some of the constrains of the chemical seed treatment market. Awareness on the impact of biological chemical seed treatment created an opportunity for chemical seed treatment market.

U.S has been witnessing a sustained demand for seed treatment and is among the fastest growing market in North America over the coming half-a-decade. By application segment, biological seed treatment is estimated to be the fastest CAGR among the non-Chemical agents.

Corn/maize is the leading type of crop for Non-chemical seed treatment applications in U.S, estimated to account for 31.9% of the total demand in 2015. In terms of CAGR between 2015 and 2020, however, demand for chemical seed treatment applications in canola is expected to be the fastest among all crop types at 9.8%.

Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd (Formerly MakhteshimAgan Industries Ltd), Advanced Biological Marketing Inc, BASF SE, Bayer CropScience AG, BioWorksInc, BrettYoung Limited, ChemturaAgroSolutions, DuPont, Germains Seed Technology, INCOTEC Group BV, Verdesian life sciences, Monsanto Company, Novozymes A/S, Nufarm Ltd, Plant Health Care, Precision Laboratories LLC, Syngenta International AG, Valent USA Corporation and Wolf TraxInc.A few have focused on horizontal growth by expanding their presence in emerging markets that offer greatest scope for future prospects, while yet others have been content to operate within their established boundaries and go in for vertical growth by concentrating on innovations in the area of products and solutions.

In this report we offer

- Market analysis for the United States Non-Chemical Seed Treatment Market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on global and regional scales.
- Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints
- Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market on a global and regional scale
- Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market shares
- Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the United States Non-Chemical Seed Treatment Market on both global and regional scales
- A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information
- A wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market
- Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped

Table Of Contents

United States Non-Chemical Seed Treatment Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2015-2020)
1. Global Market Overview

1.1 Seed Treatment: An Introduction

1.1.1 Seed Treatment Defined

1.2 Seed Treatment: A Current and Future Perspective

1.2.1 Current Trends in Seed Treatment

1.2.2 What the Future of Seed Treatment Holds

1.3 Seed Statistics

1.3.1 Global Exports

1.3.2 Global Imports

2. Introduction

2.1 What is Seed Treatment?

2.1.1 Contemporary Seed Treatments

2.1.2 Good Seed Treatment Practice

2.1.3 The Role of Seed Treatment

2.1.4 Development of Seed Treatments

2.1.5 Seed Treatment and Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

2.1.6 Active Ingredient Loading into the Environment Reduced

2.1.7 Methods of Applying Seed Treatments Seed Dressing Seed Coating Seed Pelleting

2.1.8 User Expectations Addressed

2.2 Biological Seed Treatment

3. Global Market Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities

3.1 Major Drivers for the Seed Treatment Market

3.1.1 Seed Costs Going Skywards

3.1.2 Price and Weather Volatility

3.1.3 Increase in Farm Sizes

3.1.4 Crop Rotations Getting Shorter

3.1.5 Greater Use of Multi-Component Products

3.1.6 Companies and Suppliers Join the Party

3.2 Key Factors Restraining the Seed Treatment Market

3.2.1 Concerns for the Environment

3.2.2 Imbalance Between Cost and Effectiveness

3.2.3 Limited Dose Capacity

3.2.4 Limited Duration of Protection

3.2.5 Treated Seed Having Limited Shelf Life

3.2.6 Phytotoxicity

3.3 Opportunities for the Seed Treatment Market

3.3.1 Biological Seed Treatment Agents Fostering Growth

3.3.2 Prospects for Seed Treatment Growth Fastest in Asia-Pacific

3.4 Market Scenarios for Seed Treatment

4. United States Market Analysis

4.1 An Overview of the US Seed Industry

4.1.1. Major Markets for US Seed Africa Argentina Asia-Pacific Americas - North, Central and South Brazil China Eastern Europe European Union India Mexico

5. Global Market Share Analysis

5.1 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

5.1.1 Syngenta

5.1.2 Bayer CropScience

5.1.3 BASF

5.1.4 Monsanto

5.2 Perspective Based on Strategic Activities of Companies in the Recent Past

5.2.1 Leading Three Players Bayer CropScience BASF SE Syngenta International AG

52.2 Other Players BioWorks Inc Advanced Biological Marketing Inc Valent USA Corp

6. Company Profiles

6.1 Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd (Formerly Makhteshim Agan Industries Ltd) (Israel)

6.1.1 Business Profile

6.1.2 Financials

6.1.3 Seed Treatment Product Portfolio

6.2 Advanced Biological Marketing Inc (United States)

6.2.1 Business Profile

6.2.2 Product Portfolio

6.2.3 Strategic Developments

6.3 BASF SE (Germany)

6.3.1 Business Profile

6.3.2 Financials

6.3.3 Product Portfolio

6.3.4 Strategic Developments

6.3.5 Becker Underwood (United States) Business Profile Product Portfolio

6.4 Bayer CropScience AG (Germany)

6.4.1 Business Profile

6.4.2 Financials

6.4.3 Product Portfolio

6.4.4 Strategic Developments

6.5 BioWorks Inc (United States)

6.5.1 Business Profile

6.5.2 Product Portfolio

6.5.3 Strategic Developments

6.6 BrettYoung Limited (Canada)

6.6.1 Business Profile

6.6.2 Seed Treatment Product Portfolio

6.6.3 Strategic Developments

6.7 Chemtura AgroSolutions (United States)

6.7.1 Business Profile

6.7.2 Financials

6.7.3 Product Portfolio

6.8 DuPont (United States)

6.8.1 Business Profile

6.8.2 Financials

6.8.3 Product Portfolio

6.9 Germains Seed Technology (United Kingdom)

6.9.1 Business Profile

6.9.2 Technology Portfolio

6.10 INCOTEC Group BV (The Netherlands)

6.10.1 Business Profile

6.10.2 Technology Portfolio

6.11 INTX Microbials LLC (United States)

6.11.1 Business Profile

6.11.2 Product Portfolio

6.12 Monsanto Company (United States)

6.12.1 Business Profile

6.12.2 Financials

6.12.3 Product Portfolio

6.13 Novozymes A/S (Denmark)

6.13.1 Business Profile

6.13.2 Biocontrol Product Portfolio

6.14 Nufarm Ltd (Australia)

6.14.1 Business Profile

6.14.2 Financials

6.14.3 Product Portfolio

6.14.4 Strategic Developments

6.15 Plant Health Care (United Kingdom)

6.15.1 Business Profile

6.15.2 Product Portfolio

6.16 Precision Laboratories LLC (United States)

6.16.1 Business Profile

6.16.2 Seed Treatment and Enhancement Product Portfolio

6.16.3 Strategic Developments

6.17 Syngenta International AG (Switzerland)

6.17.1 Business Profile

6.17.2 Financials

6.17.3 Product Portfolio

6.17.4 Strategic Developments

6.18 Valent USA Corporation (United States)

6.18.1 Business Profile

6.18.2 Product Portfolio

6.18.3 Strategic Developments

6.19 Wolf Trax Inc (Canada)

6.19.1 Business Profile

6.19.2 Product Portfolio

7. Regulatory Environment

7.1 United States

7.1.1 Safety in Use of Seed Treatment Products and Safety in Handling and Transport of Treated Seeds

7.1.2 Environmental Stewardship

7.1.3 Selection of Product to be Used for Treatment

7.1.4 Commercial Application of Seed Applied Technology

7.1.5 Labeling of Treated Seed

7.1.6 Storing Seed Treatment Products and Treated Seeds

7.1.7 Commercial Treated Seed Plantation

8. Appendix

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