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Seed Treatment: Technologies and Global Markets

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Seed Treatment: Technologies and Global Markets

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STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

This report provides the reader with a detailed analysis of the global seed treatment market. It also discusses technological developments and equipments, evolution of seed treatment, future trends and opportunities. This information will be useful for those involved in strategic planning, marketing, sales and technological development. The major objectives of this study are as follows:
• Assess the seed treatment market by crop type.
• Identify driving and restraining factors for the global seed treatment market.
• Make available the most current and reliable information on the market size.
• Estimate the global supply and demand scenario broken down by applications and regions.
• Estimate the growth rate in demand.
• Estimate the projected global supply and demand scenario over the next five years and to analyze it by application as well as by crop type.
• Identify recent developments, alliances, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions in the global seed treatment market.

Projections for seed treatment use will be offered for geographical regions including North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico); South America (Brazil, Argentina); Europe (France, Germany, U.K., Italy); the Asia-Pacific region (China, India, Australia, Japan), and the rest of the world (South Africa, Russia).

REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY

Low-cost crop protection and rising prices of genetically modified (GM) crops, as well as a rising world population and increasing food requirements are driving the demand for seed treatment. The seed treatment market encompasses a variety of products being used by seed companies and growers for coating seed in order to safeguard seed and improve crops by controlling the population of seed-borne and soilborne pathogens.

Seed treatment offers several advantages:
• Seed safety: Seed companies can easily treat in a single day seed valued in excess of $1 million.
• Efficiency: Soilborne seedling disease control and soilborne insect control.
• Application technology: equipment, formulations, coating and seed treatment application centers.

This report is designed to cover aspects of technology, demand trends, opportunities and investment levels. It examines the worldwide commercial applications of the seed treatment market and the market penetration of chemical versus nonchemical seed treatment.

SCOPE OF REPORT

This market report organizes information from diverse sources into a cohesive unit that includes evolution of seed treatment, equipment, technologies, application and stages in commercial seed production. Conventional seeds, genetically modified (GM) seeds, and the seed treatment market are explored.

BCC analyzed key applications, crop types and regions to determine present and future seed treatment market status and forecasted growth from 2012 through 2018. In this report, we also discuss industry structure and market strategies, patent evaluation, and market driving forces.

INTENDED AUDIENCE

This report will be of particular interest to seed treatment, chemical, pesticide, seed, and seed coating manufacturers, as well as traders, distributors, and suppliers of pesticide and seed. It will also be of high interest to professionals within governments and regulatory agencies and associations, as it will help them to understand the scope and pace of seed treatment as it continues to expand in the market.

METHODOLOGY

A top-down approach was used to estimate the market sizes of global seed treatment and its types. The key players in the global seed treatment market were identified through secondary research, and their market revenues were determined through primary and secondary research. This included study of the annual reports of top market players and interviews with key opinion leaders such as CEOs, directors and marketing professionals. The size of the global seed treatment market was derived from the aggregation of the market shares of the major players. The forecast is based on an analysis of the market trends such as for crop production and consumption. The penetration of micro-markets was established through secondary sources and validated through primary sources.

INFORMATION SOURCES

The data for this report was gathered from primary and secondary sources. Sources include information obtained from industry analysts; manufacturers and company reports; industry trade journals; and industry associations. Additional information was obtained through the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), CropLife International, Agrow Australia Pty. Ltd. (Agrow), National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Statistics Canada, Eurostat, Farm Chemicals International, SeedQuest, Economy Watch, International Monetary Fund (IMF), the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (USDA–ERS), International Biocontrol Manufacturers' Association (IBMA), and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings.

ANALYST CREDENTIALS

Natraj Pandal is the BCC research analyst for this report. Pandal holds a Master of Business Administration degree in marketing and systems and a Bachelor of Science degree in science from the Osmania University in India. Mr. Pandal has more than seven years of experience in business research and market intelligence. He works for both consulting and syndicated projects in different domains such as chemicals, materials, food and beverage, automotive, aerospace, oil and gas, information technology (IT) and telecom, health care, and sporting goods.

REPORT HIGHLIGHTS

This report provides:
• An overview of the global market for seed treatments, which provide a broad spectrum of protection from insects, diseases, and nematodes.
• Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2012, estimates for 2013, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2018.
• Coverage of both chemical (insecticide, fungicide) and nonchemical (traditional, bio-control, inoculant) seed treatments as well as their applications.
• Examination of government regulations by region.
• Discussion of industry structure, major companies, market shares, and strategies, such as new product development, merger and acquisitions, and expansions.
• Evaluations of patents, both new and previously issued, by manufacturer and research institute.
• Comprehensive profiles of suppliers, pesticide manufacturers, and seed coating companies.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 2

STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES 2
REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY 2
SCOPE OF REPORT 3
INTENDED AUDIENCE 3
METHODOLOGY 3
INFORMATION SOURCES 3
ANALYST CREDENTIALS 4
RELATED BCC REPORTS 4
BCC ONLINE SERVICES 4
DISCLAIMER 4

CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY 6

SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY REGION, THROUGH 2018
($ MILLIONS) 6
SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY REGION, 2012–2018 ($
MILLIONS) 6

CHAPTER 3 OVERVIEW 9

TABLE 1 SEED TREATMENT TYPES: AREA/MODE OF ACTION AND BENEFITS 9
TABLE 2 PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECT ON SEED QUALITIES 10
EVOLUTION OF THE SEED TREATMENT MARKET 10
FIGURE 1 EVOLUTION OF SEED TREATMENT MARKET, 1910-2010 10
SEED TREATMENT EQUIPMENT 11
TYPES OF SEED TREATMENT PROCESSES 12
CONTINUOUS SYSTEM 12
BATCH SYSTEM 13
TABLE 3 SEED TREATMENT EQUIPMENT BY GUSTAFSON (BAYER CROPSCIENCE) 13
Dust/Powder Treater 14
Slurry Treater 14
On-Farm/Direct Treater 14
SEED TREATMENT APPLICATOR 15
COMMERCIAL SEED TREATMENTS 15
DOWNSTREAM SEED TREATMENTS 15
GROWER-APPLIED SEED TREATMENTS 15
SEED MARKET OVERVIEW 15
TYPES OF SEED 16
Farm-Saved Seed 16
Seed Supplied Commercially 16
TABLE 4 GLOBAL SEED MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2012 ($ MILLIONS) 16
CONVENTIONAL SEED 17
GENETICALLY MODIFIED (GM) SEED 17
STAGES IN COMMERCIAL SEED PRODUCTION 17
FOUNDATION OR BASIC SEED 17
CERTIFIED SEED 18
SEED TREATMENT APPLICATION TECHNIQUES 18
TABLE 5 SEED TREATMENT APPLICATION TECHNIQUES BY CROPS 18

CHAPTER 4 SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY TYPE BASED ON APPLICATION 21

SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY TYPE 21
TABLE 6 GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 22
CHEMICAL SEED TREATMENT 22
TABLE 7 GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 22
FIGURE 2 GLOBAL CHEMICAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET SHARE BY APPLICATION,
2012 (%) 23
INSECTICIDES 24
Carbamates and Organophosphates 24
TABLE 8 COMMERCIAL ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: CARBAMATES 24
Pyrethroids 24
Other Seed Treatment Insecticides 25
TABLE 9 SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS BY ACTIVE INGREDIENT AND CROPS 25
FUNGICIDES 25
TABLE 10 COMMON SEED TREATMENT FUNGICIDES 26
Benzimidazoles 26
TABLE 11 COMMERCIAL ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: BENZIMIDAZOLES 27
Triazoles and Diazoles 27
TABLE 12 COMMERCIAL ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: TRIAZOLES AND DIAZOLES 28
Dithiocarbamates 28
Other Fungicides 29
TABLE 13 COMMERCIAL SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS BY ACTIVE INGREDIENT 29
OTHERS 30
Micronutrients 30
TABLE 14 MICRONUTRIENT BENEFITS 30
TABLE 15 RELATIVE RESPONSIVENESS OF CROPS TO MICRONUTRIENTS 30
Colorants 30
Polymers 31
Phytohormones 31
Safeners 31
NONCHEMICAL SEED TREATMENT 31
TRADITIONAL SEED TREATMENT 32
Priming and Pelleting 32
Hot Water Treatments 32
TABLE 16 HOT WATER SEED TREATMENT BY CROP, TEMPERATURE AND TIME 32
BIOCONTROL 33
TABLE 17 BIOCONTROL SEED TREATMENTS BY ACTIVE INGREDIENT 33
Nematicides 34
TABLE 18 NEMATICIDES BY ACTIVE INGREDIENT AND CROPS 34
Harpins 34
Abamectin 35
Spinosad 35
INOCULANTS 35
TABLE 19 INOCULANTS BY CROPS AND DOSAGES 36
Types of Inoculants 36
Rhizobium Inoculants 36
TABLE 20 RHIZOBIUM INOCULANTS BY CROPS 37
Azospirillum Inoculants 37
TABLE 21 AZOSPIRILLUM INOCULANTS BY CROPS 37
Other Inoculants 38
Advantages of Inoculation 38
Regulations for Commercial Inoculants 38
TABLE 22 APPROVED INOCULANTS: ORGANIC MATERIAL REVIEW INSTITUTE (OMRI) 39

CHAPTER 5 SEED MARKET BY CROP TYPES 41

TABLE 23 GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY CROP TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 41
TABLE 24 NORTH AMERICAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY CROP TYPE, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 42
TABLE 25 SOUTH AMERICAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY CROP TYPE, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 42
TABLE 26 EUROPEAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY CROP TYPE, THROUGH 2018
($ MILLIONS) 42
TABLE 27 ASIA-PACIFIC SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY CROP TYPE, THROUGH 2018
($ MILLIONS) 43
CEREALS AND GRAINS 44
TABLE 28 GLOBAL CEREALS AND GRAINS SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY CROP
TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 44
MAIZE/CORN 44
TABLE 29 GLOBAL MAIZE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 45
TABLE 30 NORTH AMERICAN MAIZE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 45
TABLE 31 SOUTH AMERICAN MAIZE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 46
TABLE 32 ASIA-PACIFIC MAIZE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 46
TABLE 33 EUROPEAN MAIZE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 46
TABLE 34 REST OF WORLD MAIZE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 47
WHEAT 47
TABLE 35 GLOBAL WHEAT MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 48
TABLE 36 NORTH AMERICAN WHEAT MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 48
TABLE 37 SOUTH AMERICAN WHEAT MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 49
TABLE 38 ASIA-PACIFIC WHEAT MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 49
TABLE 39 EUROPEAN WHEAT MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 50
TABLE 40 REST OF WORLD WHEAT MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 50
RICE 50
TABLE 41 GLOBAL RICE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 51
TABLE 42 NORTH AMERICAN RICE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 52
TABLE 43 SOUTH AMERICAN RICE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 52
TABLE 44 ASIA-PACIFIC RICE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 52
TABLE 45 EUROPEAN RICE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 53
SORGHUM/MILLET 53
TABLE 46 GLOBAL SORGHUM MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 54
TABLE 47 NORTH AMERICAN SORGHUM MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 54
TABLE 48 SOUTH AMERICAN SORGHUM MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 54
TABLE 49 EUROPEAN SORGHUM MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 55
TABLE 50 ASIA-PACIFIC SORGHUM MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 55
OILSEEDS 56
TABLE 51 GLOBAL OILSEEDS MARKET BY CROP TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 56
SOYBEAN 56
TABLE 52 GLOBAL SOYBEAN MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 57
TABLE 53 NORTH AMERICAN SOYBEAN MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 57
TABLE 54 SOUTH AMERICAN SOYBEAN MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 58
TABLE 55 ASIA-PACIFIC SOYBEAN MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 58
TABLE 56 EUROPEAN SOYBEAN MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 59
TABLE 57 REST OF WORLD SOYBEAN MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 59
CANOLA/RAPESEED 59
TABLE 58 GLOBAL CANOLA MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 60
TABLE 59 NORTH AMERICAN CANOLA MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 61
TABLE 60 SOUTH AMERICAN CANOLA MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 61
TABLE 61 ASIA-PACIFIC CANOLA MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 62
TABLE 62 EUROPEAN CANOLA MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 62
OTHERS 63
Sunflower 63
TABLE 63 GLOBAL SUNFLOWER MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 63
TABLE 64 NORTH AMERICAN SUNFLOWER MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND
AMOUNT PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 64
TABLE 65 SOUTH AMERICAN SUNFLOWER MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND
AMOUNT PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 64
TABLE 66 ASIA-PACIFIC SUNFLOWER MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 64
TABLE 67 EUROPEAN SUNFLOWER MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 65
Cotton 65
TABLE 68 GLOBAL COTTONSEED MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 66
TABLE 69 NORTH AMERICAN COTTONSEED MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND
AMOUNT PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 67
TABLE 70 SOUTH AMERICAN COTTONSEED MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND
AMOUNT PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 67
TABLE 71 ASIA-PACIFIC COTTONSEED MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 68
TABLE 72 EUROPEAN COTTONSEED MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 68
OTHERS 69
TABLE 73 OTHER SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY CROP TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 69
TURF, FORAGE GRASSES AND ALFALFA 69
SUGAR BEETS 70
TABLE 74 GLOBAL SUGAR BEETS MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 70
TABLE 75 NORTH AMERICAN SUGAR BEETS MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND
AMOUNT PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 71
TABLE 76 SOUTH AMERICAN SUGAR BEETS MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND
AMOUNT PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 71
TABLE 77 ASIA-PACIFIC SUGAR BEETS MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 72
TABLE 78 EUROPEAN SUGAR BEETS MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 72
VEGETABLES AND OTHERS 73
CROP DISEASES AND METHODS OF PROTECTION 73
TABLE 79 SEED TREATMENT USE FOR IMPORTANT PATHOGENS 74
FUNGICIDE SEED TREATMENT 75
INSECTICIDE SEED TREATMENT 78
NEMATICIDES SEED TREATMENT 78

CHAPTER 6 SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY REGION 81

FIGURE 3 GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY REGION, 2012 (%) 81
NORTH AMERICA 82
TABLE 80 NORTH AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL AREA, THROUGH 2012 (MILLION
HECTARES) 82
TABLE 81 NORTH AMERICAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY COUNTRY, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 82
TABLE 82 NORTH AMERICAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018
($ MILLIONS) 83
TABLE 83 NORTH AMERICAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY APPLICATION,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 84
SOUTH AMERICA 85
TABLE 84 SOUTH AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL AREA, THROUGH 2012 (MILLION
HECTARES) 85
TABLE 85 SOUTH AMERICAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY COUNTRY, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 85
TABLE 86 SOUTH AMERICAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018
($ MILLIONS) 87
TABLE 87 SOUTH AMERICAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY APPLICATION,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 87
EUROPE 88
TABLE 88 EUROPEAN AGRICULTURAL AREA, THROUGH 2012 (MILLION HECTARES) 88
TABLE 89 EUROPEAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 88
TABLE 90 EUROPEAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 90
TABLE 91 EUROPEAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2018
($ MILLIONS) 90
ASIA-PACIFIC 91
TABLE 92 ASIA-PACIFIC AGRICULTURAL AREA, THROUGH 2012 (MILLION HECTARES) 91
TABLE 93 ASIA-PACIFIC SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2018
($ MILLIONS) 92
TABLE 94 ASIA-PACIFIC SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 94
TABLE 95 ASIA-PACIFIC SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 94
REST OF WORLD 95
TABLE 96 REST OF WORLD SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 96

CHAPTER 7 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 98

FACTORS INFLUENCING DEMAND 98
TABLE 97 DRIVERS OF SEED TREATMENT MARKET 98
SEED TREATMENT AS LOW-COST CROP PROTECTION SOLUTION 98
TABLE 98 LOW-COST CROP PROTECTION SOLUTIONS 99
RISING PRICES OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS 99
INCREASING WORLD POPULATION AND FOOD REQUIREMENTS 100
TABLE 99 WORLD POPULATION AND PER CAPITA LAND AVAILABLE 100
REDUCED RISK OF EXCEEDING MINIMUM RESIDUE LEVEL 100
CHALLENGES FACED BY SEED TREATMENT COMPANIES 101
LOW SHELF LIFE AND DIFFICULTY IN DISPOSAL OF SEED TREATMENT 101
GLOOMY GOVERNMENT REGULATION 101
TABLE 100 SEED TREATMENT FUNGICIDES 102
TABLE 101 SEED TREATMENT INSECTICIDES 102
SEED TREATMENT ISSUES AFFECT GLOBAL SEED MOVEMENTS 102
OPPORTUNITIES FOR SEED TREATMENT COMPANIES 103
FAST GROWTH IN BIOCONTROL SEED TREATMENT SOLUTIONS 103
STRONG DEVELOPMENT IN NEW AND EMERGING MARKETS IN SOUTH
AMERICA AND THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION 103
COMPREHENSIVE SOLUTION TO SAFEGUARD SEED INVESTMENTS 104
TABLE 102 NEW SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS AND FORTHCOMING INNOVATIONS 104
PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 105
FIGURE 4 PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 106
BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 106
BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 106
THREAT FROM NEW ENTRANTS 107
THREAT FROM SUBSTITUTES 107
COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 108

CHAPTER 8 MARKET STRATEGIES 110

FIGURE 5 GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET GROWTH STRATEGIES, 2009-2012
(%) 110
FIGURE 6 GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET GROWTH STRATEGIES, ACTIVITY BY
COMPANY, 2009-2012 (%) 111
NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT 112
TABLE 103 NEW PRODUCTS LAUNCH AND RESEARCH, 2009-2012 112
MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS 115
TABLE 104 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, 2009-2012 115
PARTNERSHIPS/COLLABORATIONS/JOINT VENTURES/AGREEMENTS 116
TABLE 105 PARTNERSHIPS/COLLABORATIONS/JOINT VENTURES/AGREEMENTS,
2009–2012 116
EXPANSIONS 118
TABLE 106 EXPANSIONS, 2009-2012 118

CHAPTER 9 PATENT EVALUATION 121

PATENTS BY REGION 121
FIGURE 7 PATENT ANALYSIS BY REGION, 2003-2012 (%) 121
TABLE 107 PATENT ANALYSIS BY YEAR, 2003-2012 (NUMBER OF PATENTS) 122
PATENTS BY MANUFACTURER/RESEARCH INSTITUTE 122
TABLE 108 PATENT ANALYSIS BY COMPANY, 2003–2012 (NUMBER/%) 122

CHAPTER 10 MARKET SHARES AND PROFILE OF COMPANIES 125

TABLE 109 MARKET SHARE OF COMPANIES INVOLVED IN SEED TREATMENT, 2012
($ MILLIONS/%) 125
A/S CIMBRIA 126
OVERVIEW 126
FINANCIALS 126
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 126
STRATEGY 126
ADVANCED BIOLOGICAL MARKETING 127
OVERVIEW 127
FINANCIALS 127
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 127
TABLE 110 ADVANCED BIOLOGICAL MARKETING (ABM): SEED TREATMENT
PRODUCTS 127
STRATEGY 128
AGRIHOUSE BRANDS LTD. 128
OVERVIEW 128
FINANCIALS 128
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 128
STRATEGY 129
ARKION LIFE SCIENCES LLC 129
OVERVIEW 129
FINANCIALS 129
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 129
STRATEGY 130
ASTEC GLOBAL 130
OVERVIEW 130
FINANCIALS 130
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 130
STRATEGY 132
BASF SE 132
OVERVIEW 132
FINANCIALS 132
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 132
TABLE 111 BASF SE: SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 133
STRATEGY 133
BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG 134
OVERVIEW 134
FINANCIALS 134
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 135
TABLE 112 BAYER CROPSCIENCE: SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 135
STRATEGY 136
BECKER UNDERWOOD INC. 137
OVERVIEW 137
FINANCIALS 137
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 137
TABLE 113 BECKER UNDERWOOD INC. SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 138
TABLE 114 BECKER UNDERWOOD INC.: SEED ENHANCEMENT PRODUCTS 139
STRATEGY 139
BRETTYOUNG LTD. 140
OVERVIEW 140
FINANCIALS 140
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 140
STRATEGY 141
CHEMTURA CORP. 141
OVERVIEW 141
FINANCIALS 141
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 141
TABLE 115 CHEMTURA CORP.: SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 142
STRATEGY 143
E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND CO. 143
OVERVIEW 143
FINANCIALS 143
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 144
TABLE 116 DUPONT: INSECTICIDE SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 144
TABLE 117 DUPONT: CORN SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 144
TABLE 118 DUPONT: SOYBEAN SEED TREATMENTS 145
STRATEGY 145
GERMAINS SEED TECHNOLOGY 145
OVERVIEW 145
FINANCIALS 146
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 146
STRATEGY 147
INCOTEC GROUP BV 147
OVERVIEW 147
FINANCIALS 147
STRATEGY 147
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 148
MONSANTO CO. 149
OVERVIEW 149
FINANCIALS 149
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 149
TABLE 119 MONSANTO CO. SOYBEAN SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 150
TABLE 120 MONSANTO CO.: COTTONSEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 150
TABLE 121 MONSANTO CO. CORN SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 151
STRATEGY 151
NOROGARD AB 151
OVERVIEW 151
FINANCIALS 152
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 152
TABLE 122 NOROGARD AB: SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 152
STRATEGY 153
NOVOZYMES A/S 153
OVERVIEW 153
FINANCIALS 153
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 153
TABLE 123 NOVOZYMES A/S: SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 154
STRATEGY 154
NUFARM LTD. 155
OVERVIEW 155
FINANCIALS 155
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 155
TABLE 124 NUFARM LTD.: SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 156
STRATEGY 157
PRECISION LABORATORIES INC. 157
OVERVIEW 158
FINANCIALS 158
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 158
STRATEGY 159
SYNGENTA AG 159
OVERVIEW 159
FINANCIALS 160
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 160
TABLE 125 SYNGENTA AG: SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 160
STRATEGY 161
VALENT U.S.A. CORP. 161
OVERVIEW 161
FINANCIALS 162
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 162
TABLE 126 VALENT U.S.A. CORP. SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 162
STRATEGY 162

CHAPTER 11 APPENDIX 165

TABLE 127 LIST OF ACRONYMS 165
PATENTS 166
TABLE 128 RECENT PATENTS FOR SEED TREATMENT IN U.S., 2009-2012 166
TABLE 129 RECENT PATENTS FOR SEED TREATMENT IN EUROPE, 2009-2012 183
TABLE 130 RECENT PATENTS FOR SEED TREATMENT IN JAPAN, 2009–2012 189

LIST OF TABLES

SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY REGION, THROUGH 2018
($ MILLIONS) 6
TABLE 1 SEED TREATMENT TYPES: AREA/MODE OF ACTION AND BENEFITS 9
TABLE 2 PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECT ON SEED QUALITIES 10
TABLE 3 SEED TREATMENT EQUIPMENT BY GUSTAFSON (BAYER CROPSCIENCE) 13
TABLE 4 GLOBAL SEED MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2012 ($ MILLIONS) 16
TABLE 5 SEED TREATMENT APPLICATION TECHNIQUES BY CROPS 18
TABLE 6 GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 22
TABLE 7 GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 22
TABLE 8 COMMERCIAL ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: CARBAMATES 24
TABLE 9 SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS BY ACTIVE INGREDIENT AND CROPS 25
TABLE 10 COMMON SEED TREATMENT FUNGICIDES 26
TABLE 11 COMMERCIAL ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: BENZIMIDAZOLES 27
TABLE 12 COMMERCIAL ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: TRIAZOLES AND DIAZOLES 28
TABLE 13 COMMERCIAL SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS BY ACTIVE INGREDIENT 29
TABLE 14 MICRONUTRIENT BENEFITS 30
TABLE 15 RELATIVE RESPONSIVENESS OF CROPS TO MICRONUTRIENTS 30
TABLE 16 HOT WATER SEED TREATMENT BY CROP, TEMPERATURE AND TIME 32
TABLE 17 BIOCONTROL SEED TREATMENTS BY ACTIVE INGREDIENT 33
TABLE 18 NEMATICIDES BY ACTIVE INGREDIENT AND CROPS 34
TABLE 19 INOCULANTS BY CROPS AND DOSAGES 36
TABLE 20 RHIZOBIUM INOCULANTS BY CROPS 37
TABLE 21 AZOSPIRILLUM INOCULANTS BY CROPS 37
TABLE 22 APPROVED INOCULANTS: ORGANIC MATERIAL REVIEW INSTITUTE (OMRI) 39
TABLE 23 GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY CROP TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 41
TABLE 24 NORTH AMERICAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY CROP TYPE, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 42
TABLE 25 SOUTH AMERICAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY CROP TYPE, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 42
TABLE 26 EUROPEAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY CROP TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 42
TABLE 27 ASIA-PACIFIC SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY CROP TYPE, THROUGH 2018
($ MILLIONS) 43
TABLE 28 GLOBAL CEREALS AND GRAINS SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY CROP TYPE,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 44
TABLE 29 GLOBAL MAIZE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 45
TABLE 30 NORTH AMERICAN MAIZE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 45
TABLE 31 SOUTH AMERICAN MAIZE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 46
TABLE 32 ASIA-PACIFIC MAIZE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 46
TABLE 33 EUROPEAN MAIZE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 46
TABLE 34 REST OF WORLD MAIZE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 47
TABLE 35 GLOBAL WHEAT MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 48
TABLE 36 NORTH AMERICAN WHEAT MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 48
TABLE 37 SOUTH AMERICAN WHEAT MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 49
TABLE 38 ASIA-PACIFIC WHEAT MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 49
TABLE 39 EUROPEAN WHEAT MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 50
TABLE 40 REST OF WORLD WHEAT MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 50
TABLE 41 GLOBAL RICE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED, 2012
(MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 51
TABLE 42 NORTH AMERICAN RICE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 52
TABLE 43 SOUTH AMERICAN RICE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 52
TABLE 44 ASIA-PACIFIC RICE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 52
TABLE 45 EUROPEAN RICE MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 53
TABLE 46 GLOBAL SORGHUM MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 54
TABLE 47 NORTH AMERICAN SORGHUM MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 54
TABLE 48 SOUTH AMERICAN SORGHUM MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 54
TABLE 49 EUROPEAN SORGHUM MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 55
TABLE 50 ASIA-PACIFIC SORGHUM MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 55
TABLE 51 GLOBAL OILSEEDS MARKET BY CROP TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 56
TABLE 52 GLOBAL SOYBEAN MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 57
TABLE 53 NORTH AMERICAN SOYBEAN MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 57
TABLE 54 SOUTH AMERICAN SOYBEAN MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 58
TABLE 55 ASIA-PACIFIC SOYBEAN MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 58
TABLE 56 EUROPEAN SOYBEAN MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 59
TABLE 57 REST OF WORLD SOYBEAN MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 59
TABLE 58 GLOBAL CANOLA MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT PRODUCED,
2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 60
TABLE 59 NORTH AMERICAN CANOLA MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 61
TABLE 60 SOUTH AMERICAN CANOLA MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 61
TABLE 61 ASIA-PACIFIC CANOLA MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 62
TABLE 62 EUROPEAN CANOLA MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 62
TABLE 63 GLOBAL SUNFLOWER MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 63
TABLE 64 NORTH AMERICAN SUNFLOWER MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 64
TABLE 65 SOUTH AMERICAN SUNFLOWER MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 64
TABLE 66 ASIA-PACIFIC SUNFLOWER MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 64
TABLE 67 EUROPEAN SUNFLOWER MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 65
TABLE 68 GLOBAL COTTONSEED MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 66
TABLE 69 NORTH AMERICAN COTTONSEED MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND
AMOUNT PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 67
TABLE 70 SOUTH AMERICAN COTTONSEED MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND
AMOUNT PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 67
TABLE 71 ASIA-PACIFIC COTTONSEED MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 68
TABLE 72 EUROPEAN COTTONSEED MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 68
TABLE 73 OTHER SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY CROP TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 69
TABLE 74 GLOBAL SUGAR BEETS MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 70
TABLE 75 NORTH AMERICAN SUGAR BEETS MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND
AMOUNT PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 71
TABLE 76 SOUTH AMERICAN SUGAR BEETS MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND
AMOUNT PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 71
TABLE 77 ASIA-PACIFIC SUGAR BEETS MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 72
TABLE 78 EUROPEAN SUGAR BEETS MARKET: AREA HARVESTED AND AMOUNT
PRODUCED, 2012 (MILLION HECTARES/MILLION TONS) 72
TABLE 79 SEED TREATMENT USE FOR IMPORTANT PATHOGENS 74
TABLE 80 NORTH AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL AREA, THROUGH 2012 (MILLION
HECTARES) 82
TABLE 81 NORTH AMERICAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY COUNTRY, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 82
TABLE 82 NORTH AMERICAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 83
TABLE 83 NORTH AMERICAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 84
TABLE 84 SOUTH AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL AREA, THROUGH 2012 (MILLION
HECTARES) 85
TABLE 85 SOUTH AMERICAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY COUNTRY, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 85
TABLE 86 SOUTH AMERICAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 87
TABLE 87 SOUTH AMERICAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 87
TABLE 88 EUROPEAN AGRICULTURAL AREA, THROUGH 2012 (MILLION HECTARES) 88
TABLE 89 EUROPEAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 88
TABLE 90 EUROPEAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 90
TABLE 91 EUROPEAN SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2018
($ MILLIONS) 90
TABLE 92 ASIA-PACIFIC AGRICULTURAL AREA, THROUGH 2012 (MILLION HECTARES) 91
TABLE 93 ASIA-PACIFIC SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 92
TABLE 94 ASIA-PACIFIC SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 94
TABLE 95 ASIA-PACIFIC SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 94
TABLE 96 REST OF WORLD SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 96
TABLE 97 DRIVERS OF SEED TREATMENT MARKET 98
TABLE 98 LOW-COST CROP PROTECTION SOLUTIONS 99
TABLE 99 WORLD POPULATION AND PER CAPITA LAND AVAILABLE 100
TABLE 100 SEED TREATMENT FUNGICIDES 102
TABLE 101 SEED TREATMENT INSECTICIDES 102
TABLE 102 NEW SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS AND FORTHCOMING INNOVATIONS 104
TABLE 103 NEW PRODUCTS LAUNCH AND RESEARCH, 2009-2012 112
TABLE 104 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, 2009-2012 115
TABLE 105 PARTNERSHIPS/COLLABORATIONS/JOINT VENTURES/AGREEMENTS,
2009–2012 116
TABLE 106 EXPANSIONS, 2009-2012 118
TABLE 107 PATENT ANALYSIS BY YEAR, 2003-2012 (NUMBER OF PATENTS) 122
TABLE 108 PATENT ANALYSIS BY COMPANY, 2003–2012 (NUMBER/%) 122
TABLE 109 MARKET SHARE OF COMPANIES INVOLVED IN SEED TREATMENT, 2012 ($
MILLIONS/%) 125
TABLE 110 ADVANCED BIOLOGICAL MARKETING (ABM): SEED TREATMENT
PRODUCTS 127
TABLE 111 BASF SE: SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 133
TABLE 112 BAYER CROPSCIENCE: SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 135
TABLE 113 BECKER UNDERWOOD INC. SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 138
TABLE 114 BECKER UNDERWOOD INC.: SEED ENHANCEMENT PRODUCTS 139
TABLE 115 CHEMTURA CORP.: SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 142
TABLE 116 DUPONT: INSECTICIDE SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 144
TABLE 117 DUPONT: CORN SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 144
TABLE 118 DUPONT: SOYBEAN SEED TREATMENTS 145
TABLE 119 MONSANTO CO. SOYBEAN SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 150
TABLE 120 MONSANTO CO.: COTTONSEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 150
TABLE 121 MONSANTO CO. CORN SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 151
TABLE 122 NOROGARD AB: SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 152
TABLE 123 NOVOZYMES A/S: SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 154
TABLE 124 NUFARM LTD.: SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 156
TABLE 125 SYNGENTA AG: SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 160
TABLE 126 VALENT U.S.A. CORP. SEED TREATMENT PRODUCTS 162
TABLE 127 LIST OF ACRONYMS 165
TABLE 128 RECENT PATENTS FOR SEED TREATMENT IN U.S., 2009-2012 166
TABLE 129 RECENT PATENTS FOR SEED TREATMENT IN EUROPE, 2009-2012 183
TABLE 130 RECENT PATENTS FOR SEED TREATMENT IN JAPAN, 2009–2012 189

LIST OF FIGURES

SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY REGION, 2012–2018 ($
MILLIONS) 6
FIGURE 1 EVOLUTION OF SEED TREATMENT MARKET, 1910-2010 10
FIGURE 2 GLOBAL CHEMICAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET SHARE BY APPLICATION,
2012 (%) 23
FIGURE 3 GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET BY REGION, 2012 (%) 81
FIGURE 4 PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 106
FIGURE 5 GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET GROWTH STRATEGIES, 2009-2012 (%) 110
FIGURE 6 GLOBAL SEED TREATMENT MARKET GROWTH STRATEGIES, ACTIVITY BY
COMPANY, 2009-2012 (%) 111
FIGURE 7 PATENT ANALYSIS BY REGION, 2003-2012 (%) 121

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