Agricultural Pesticides: United States

This report forecasts US agricultural pesticide active ingredient demand in pounds and US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2020. Total formulated agricultural pesticide demand and production are also forecasted to 2020 in value terms. Total active ingredient demand by value is segmented by product in terms of: herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and other products. Total active ingredient demand by volume is segmented by crop as follows: corn, soybeans, vegetables and melons, fruit and nuts, cotton, and other crops.

To illustrate historical trends, total active ingredient demand in volume and value terms, as well as total formulated agricultural pesticide demand and production in value terms, are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2010 and 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, trade, environmental and regulatory factors, and technological developments. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products and crops, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and crop segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the US market, as well as their market share. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 30-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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