Seed treatment market is expected to reach $5.93 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 9% during the forecast period of 2019 to 2025.

In order to fulfill the food demand of growing population, advanced productive agricultural materials are required. Over the last several decades, there have been tremendous efforts to improve agricultural yields through new technologies such as seed treatment. Seed treatment refers to the application of chemical or biological product to the seed prior to sowing in order to suppress, control or repel pathogens, insect, and other pests that attack seeds, seedling or plants. Seed treatment offers a precise mode of application of products in the field, and provides a high level of protection against insects and disease while reducing potential exposure of humans and the environment to crop protection products.

Here are the top 10 companies operating in Seed Treatment Market

Bayer Crop Science Ag

Founded in 1863 and headquartered at Leverkusen, Germany; Bayer Crop Science Ag is involved in the healthcare and agriculture sector. The company operates through four divisions, namely, Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Health, Crop Science, and Animal Health. It provides crop science services in the areas of seeds, crop protection, and non-agricultural pest control. It offers chemical and biological crop protection products and solutions, including fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, seeds, and seed growth solutions; and services for sustainable agriculture.

With 301 subsidiaries, the company has its geographic presence in 78 countries across the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa.


Founded in 1865 and headquartered at Germany; the BASF SE is involved in the manufacturing and supplying of various products. It operates through five segments Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Material and Solutions, Agriculture Solutions, and Oil and Gas. The agricultural solutions segment provides fungicides, herbicides, and insecticides, seed solutions as well as functional crop care products.

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


Founded in 1999 and headquartered at Basal, Switzerland; Syngenta, a subsidiary of ChemChina, engaged in the manufacturing, development, research, and distribution agrochemicals and seeds. Syngenta operates its business through three divisions, namely, the Crop Protection, Seed and Lawn, and Garden Markets. The crop protection chemicals segment includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and seed treatments. In Seeds, the company 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, Africa and Middle East, North America, Latin America, and Asia Pacific.

FMC Corporation

Founded in 1883 and headquartered at Philadelphia, U.S; FMC Corporation operates its business through three major segments, namely Agriculture Solutions, Health and Nutrition, and Lithium. There is major contribution from Agricultural Solutions. The FMC agricultural solutions segment develops, manufactures, and sells crop protection chemicals, such as insecticides, herbicides, and fungicides that are used in agriculture to enhance crop yield and by controlling a range of insects, weeds, and diseases, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.

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

Monsanto Company

Founded in 1901 and headquartered at Missouri, U.S.; Monsanto Company is engaged in agriculture and supporting farmers. It operates in two segments, Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity. The seeds and genomics segment produce raw crop seeds and vegetable seeds. It also develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds in corn, soybean, cotton, and canola crops. The other segment, agricultural productivity, manufactures and sells herbicides for agricultural, industrial, ornamental, turf, and residential lawn and garden applications for weed control, as well as for control of pre-emergent annual grass and small seeded broadleaf weeds in corn and other crops.

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

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Nufarm Limited

Founded in 1950 and headquartered at Laverton North, Australia; Nufarm Limited engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of Crop Protection, Industrial, Fine, and Performance Chemicals to the agriculture, professional turf, industrial vegetation management, ornamental, forestry, and specialty industries. The company offers various products, such as herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, antibiotics, cotton defoliants, plant growth regulators, technical esters and amines of phenoxy herbicides, dry herbicides, granular products, seed treatments, and other products for use by farmers to protect their crops against damage caused by weeds, pests, and diseases.

The company has its geographic presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East and Africa.

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

Founded in 1802 and headquartered at Wilmington, U.S.; the E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company operates as a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company. The company operates through the various segments such as Agriculture, Automotive, Building & Construction, Electronics, Energy, Food & Beverage, Government and Public Sector, Health Care & Medical, Marine, Mining, Packaging and Printing, Plastics, and Safety and Protection. The company‟s agriculture segment offers corn hybrid, soybean, canola, sunflower, wheat, rice, sorghum, inoculants, seed products, herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides, as well as offers crop protection products, such as weed control, disease control, and insect control products.

The company has its geographic presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East and Africa.

Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd

Founded in 1913 and headquartered at Tokyo, Japan; the Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd operates through five segments, namely Petrochemicals & Plastics, Energy &Functional Materials, IT-related Chemicals, Health & Crop Sciences, and Pharmaceuticals Sectors worldwide. The company provides crop protection chemicals through health and crop science sector.

With the over 100 subsidiaries and affiliates, the company has geographical presence in Europe, Asia & Middle East, North America, Latin America, Oceania and Africa.

The Dow Chemical Company

Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Michigan, U.S.; The Dow Chemical Company operates through five major segments Agricultural Sciences, Consumer Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions, Performance Materials & Chemicals and Performance Plastics. The agricultural sciences segment is leading provider of crop protection and seed/plant biotechnology products and technologies, urban pest management solutions, and healthy oils. The segment innovates, develops, manufactures, and markets products for use in agricultural, industrial and commercial pest management.

With 189 manufacturing facilities in 34 countries, the company has its presence in across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa.

Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd.

Founded in 1945 and headquartered at Airport City, Israel; Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of China National Agrochemical Corporation. Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd. involved in the developing, manufacturing and marketing of crop protection chemicals to worldwide. The company operates through two business segments, namely Crop Protection and Other Solutions. The company offers herbicides for weed control in corn, cereals, sugar cane, sugar beet, oilseed rape, sunflower, and cotton; insecticides, such as pyrethroids, avermectins, neonicotinoids, OPs/organochlorine, carbamates, and insect growth regulators for pest control in oilseed, cotton, rice, corn, fruit, vegetable, sugar cane, and other crops; fungicides to protect vine, orchard fruits, cereals, and other crop fields from fungal infections; crop enhancers such as plant growth regulators, biostimulants, fertilizers, and foliar nutrients and adjuvants; seed treatment solution for soybeans, cereals, sugar beet, potatoes, bulbs, and other crops.

The company was formerly known as Makhteshim Agan Industries Ltd. and changed its name to Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd. in January 2014. With 19 production sites and 7 global product development centers, the company has its geographic presence across the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa.

Popular Mentions: Arysta LifeScience Corporation, UPL Limited, Croda International Plc, and Tagros Chemicals India Ltd.

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