Crop Protection Chemicals Market

The global market for crop protection chemicals is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% from 2017 to 2022 to reach USD 77,526.0 million by 2022. This growth is primarily driven by the rising need to ensure food safety of growing population across the globe. World population is expected to grow by 2.3 billion people, between 2009 and 2050. While there is a significant drop in the amount of land being used for the agricultural practices in developed countries; according to FAO, arable land in developed countries is expected to decline by 8% by 2050. This would create additional burden on the agricultural sector to increase the production significantly.

Here are the top 10 companies operating in Crop Protection Chemicals Market


BASF SE, originally Badische Anilin-und Soda-Fabrik is founded in year 1865 and headquartered at Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF SE operates through five business segments which are Chemicals, Agricultural Solutions, Plastics, Functional Solutions, Performance Products, and Oil & Gas with 13 divisions and 86 strategic business units. Crop protection division comes under agricultural solutions segment which manufactures agricultural products chemicals like herbicide, insecticide, fungicide, and seed treatments. The agricultural solutions segment also provides innovative solutions in area of GM foods, water management, nutrient supply and plant stress.

The Company has geographical presence in Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific.

Syngenta AG

Syngenta SwitzerlandFounded in 1999 and headquartered in Basal, Switzerland; Syngenta AG formed by merging of Novartis Agribusiness and Zeneca Agrochemicals. The Company is engaged in manufacturing, development, research, and distribution of agrochemicals and seeds. Syngenta operates through the crop protection, seed, and lawnand garden markets. Its crop protection chemicals segment provides herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and seed treatments. In seeds, Syngenta operates in the high value commercial sectors of field crops (including corn, oilseeds, cereals and sugar beet) and vegetables. The lawn and garden business provides professional growers and consumers with flowers, turf and landscape, and professional pest management products.

The Company has geographical presence in Europe, Middle East & Africa, North America, Latin America, and Asia Pacific.

E.I. Dupont

Founded in 1802 and headquartered in Wilmington, Delware, U.S;E.I. Dupont operates its business through the agriculture, nutrition and health, bio-based industrials, electronics and communications, advanced materials, and safety and protection segments. Agricultural segment is composed of herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and seed treatments.

The company has its geographical presence in Europe, Africa and Middle East, North America, Latin America, and Asia Pacific.

FMC Corporation

Founded in 1883 and headquartered at Philadelphia, U.S., Switzerland; FMC Corporation is a leading chemical company. The Company operates through three major segments, namely agriculture solutions, health and nutrition, and Lithium. The agricultural solutions segment involved in development and manufacturing of crop protection chemicals such as insecticides, herbicides and fungicides

The Company has its geographical presence in Europe, Africa and Middle East, North America, Latin America, and Asia Pacific.

Sumitomo Chemical Co., LTD.

Founded in 1897 and headquartered at Osaka, Japan; the company is engaged in development, manufacturing, distribution, retailing, services, and value chain of tubular product, steel and non-ferrous metal, machinery & power, chemicals &electronics, living related product, and mineral resources &energy solutions. Sumitomo operates through five major segments pharmaceuticals and plastics, Energy and functional materials, IT-related chemicals, Health and crop sciences, pharmaceuticals. The health and crop science segment involved in the manufacture and sale of crop protection chemicals, fertilizers, feed additives, household and public hygiene insecticides, and active pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates.

The company has geographical presence in Japan, Asia, North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa and Middle East, Oceania and others along with 100 subsidiary companies.

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Bayer Corporation

Founded in 1863 and headquartered at Leverkusen, Germany; Bayer Corporation is involved in the healthcare and agriculture sector. The company operates through four divisions, namely, pharmaceuticals, consumer health, crop science and animal health. The crop science segment provides crop protection solutions, non-agricultural pest control solutions, and seeds.

The Company has its geographical presence in 78 countries with 301 consolidated companies. The subsidiaries of the company are Bayer Corporation, Bayer Schering Pharma, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Bayer CropScience, and Bayer Healthcare LLC.

Nufarm Limited

Founded in 1950 and headquartered at Melbourne, Australia; Nufarm Limited is engaged in manufacturing and marketing of crop protection and specialist seeds. The crop protection segment includes in manufacturing of insecticides, pesticides, and herbicides.

The company has geographical presence in more than 100 countries across, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Americas. The subsidiaries of the company are Agrogen Nufarm de Colombia, Ag-Seed Research Pty Ltd, Crop Care Australasia Pty Ltd., Croplands Equipment Pty Ltd., Croplands Equipment Pty Ltd. (New Zealand), Framchem S.A. (Egypt), Kwinana, Nufarm Agriculture Inc. (Canada), Nufarm Americas, Nufarm b.v. (Netherlands), Nufarm Chemical (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (China), Nufarm Chile Ltda., Nufarm Coogee Pty Ltd., Nufarm Deutschland GmbH, Nufarm do Brasil Ltda., Nufarm Espana S.A. (Spain), Nufarm GmbH & Co. KG (Austria), Nufarm Italia srl, Nufarm K.K. (Japan), Nufarm Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Nufarm NZ (New Zealand), Nufarm Portugal Ltda., Nufarm S.A. (Argentina), Nufarm S.A. (France), Nufarm SRL (Romania), Nufarm Turf and Specialty (U.S.A.), Nufarm UK Ltd., Nugrain Pty Ltd. Nuseed, Pt Nufarm Indonesia.

The Dow Chemical Company

Founded in 1897 and headquartered at Michigan, U.S.; The Dow Chemical Company is engaged in the manufacturing, research and development, business events, and marketing specialty chemicals, advanced materials, agro sciences and plastics. The Company operates through five major segments Agricultural Sciences, Consumer Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions, Performance Materials & Chemicals and Performance Plastics. The agriculture science segment is involved in manufacturing of insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, seed brands, seed technology and traits. The Company achieved growth through the development of innovative new products and technologies, successful segmentation of market offerings with leading brands, diverse channels to market, competitive cost positions, strategic bolt-on acquisitions, and commercial and R&D collaborations.

The Company has geographical presence more than 130 countries across the globe.

Monsanto Company

Founded in 1901 and headquartered at Missouri, U.S; Monsanto Company engaged in manufacturing, research and development, and marketing of seeds, biotechnology trait products, herbicides, and digital agriculture products. The Company operates through two business segment, namely, seeds and genomics and agriculture productivity. The agricultural productivity is involved in manufacturing of crop protection products such as herbicides. It also offers wide range of corn, soybean, cotton, wheat, canola, sorghum, and sugar cane seeds to farmers.

The Company has geographical presence in North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Africa.

Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd

Founded in 1945 and headquartered at Jerusalem, Israel; Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd, a subsidiary of China National Agrochemical Corporation, is involved in development, manufacturing, and marketing of crop protection products such as herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, plant growth regulators, and seed treatments. The Company also provides food ingredients, perfumery products, and industrial products.

The company has geographical presence more than 100 countries across Americas, Asia Pacific, and Europe.

Authoritative Research on the Crop Protection Chemicals Market – Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast (2017-2022)

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