Pesticides

US growth for formulated pesticide products will advance based on herbicide demand, the largest active ingredient, showing the strongest growth, especially in the agriculture market.

US demand to reach $12.1 billion in 2016

After a period of overall slow growth, US demand for formulated pesticide products is forecast to grow 2.6 percent per year to $12.1 billion in 2016. Over the same period, demand for active ingredients will increase by 1.4 percent per year to 945 million pounds, valued at $4.8 billion. The pricing climate is expected to continue to stabilize following a period of erratic pricing for glyphosate, the leading active ingredient. Gains will be driven by rising demand in all three market segments: agriculture, commercial, and consumer.

Herbicides to remain leading active ingredient

Herbicides will remain the dominant product type, accounting for over half of the market in value terms and 66 percent in volume terms in 2016. Herbicides will also show the strongest growth, although as glyphosate continues to lead the market as the largest active ingredient, farmers will be looking to supplement their glyphosate use with herbicides using different modes of action. Atrazine and 2,4-D, both commonly used herbicides, will expand their market presence as farmers use them for secondary treatment. Demand for dicamba and glufosinate will also rise, particularly when new versions of dicamba- and glufosinatetolerant crops become available. Herbicides will also post growth in the consumer market, particularly as readyto- use formulations remain popular.

Insecticides are expected to exhibit slow growth, as volume demand is projected to rise slightly, but gains will be limited by little change in the average price. The best growth prospects will be for products that can replace organophosphates and carbamates, both controversial and potentially harmful classes of chemicals. Usage patterns will move toward insecticides that can be applied in lower doses and have fewer harmful effects on nontarget species.

Fungicide active ingredients are forecast to show slow growth, with gains largely due to increases in the number of resistant diseases that are affecting crops, particularly fruit crops. Opportunities for growth will also arise with products that can be used as safer alternatives for fungicidal fumigants, mainly as products like methyl bromide leave the market.

Agricultural market to increase most rapidly

The agricultural market is expected to register the most rapid growth for active ingredients. Gains will be fueled by an increase in demand for herbicides in particular, as farmers continue to battle weed resistance. The consumer market will be the next fastest growing segment, particularly as the economy continues to recover and homeowners become more willing to spend money on home and garden products. The commercial market will see slow growth, largely due to slight increases in space for commercial and industrial uses.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the $10.7 billion US pesticides industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by formulated and active ingredient product, (e.g., herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, fumigants, defoliants and desiccants, rodenticides, nematicides, biopesticides) and market (e.g., agriculture by type, agriculture by crop, commercial, consumer).

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 36 industry competitors, including Syngenta, Bayer and Monsanto.

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  1. Pesticides

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    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $82.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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      1. Table | PESTICIDE DEMAND (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

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      1. 3.1 General

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      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Overview

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        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2005 dollars)

      3. 3.3 Demographic Trends

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        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million persons)

        2. 3.3.1 Population

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        3. 3.3.2 Households

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      4. 3.4 Agricultural Overview

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        1. Table | AGRICULTURAL INDICATORS

        2. 3.4.1 Cropland Planting Trends

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          1. Table | CROPLAND ACREAGE BY CROP (million acres)

        3. 3.4.2 Farm Production

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      5. 3.5 Nonresidential Building Space Trends

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        1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING SPACE (billion square feet)

      6. 3.6 Environmental & Regulatory Considerations

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        1. 3.6.1 Legislative Trends

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        2. 3.6.2 Product Registration

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      7. 3.7 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | PESTICIDE ACTIVE INGREDIENT PRICING (dollars per pound)

      8. 3.8 Technological Developments

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        1. 3.8.1 Integrated Pest Management

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        2. 3.8.2 Genetically Modified Seeds

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      9. 3.9 Historical Market Trends

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        1. Table | PESTICIDE ACTIVE INGREDIENT DEMAND, 2001-2011

      10. 3.10 International Activity & Foreign Trade

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      11. 3.11 Pesticides Overview

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        1. Table | PESTICIDE DEMAND OVERVIEW

    4. 4 FORMULATED PRODUCTS

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      1. 4.1 General

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      2. 4.2 Types

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        1. Table | FORMULATED PESTICIDE DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      3. 4.3 Biopesticides

        $141.00

        1. Table | BIOPESTICIDE DEMAND (million dollars)

      4. 4.4 Markets

        $234.00

        1. Table | FORMULATED PESTICIDE DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      5. 4.5 Foreign Trade

        $208.00

        1. Table | FOREIGN TRADE IN FORMULATED PESTICIDES (million dollars)

        2. 4.5.1 Imports

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        3. 4.5.2 Exports

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      6. 4.6 Producers

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    5. 5 ACTIVE INGREDIENT PRODUCTS

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      1. 5.1 General

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        1. Table | PESTICIDE ACTIVE INGREDIENT DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds)

      2. 5.2 Herbicides

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        1. Table | HERBICIDE DEMAND

        2. 5.2.1 Products

          $666.00

          1. Table | HERBICIDE DEMAND BY ACTIVE INGREDIENT (million pounds)

        3. 5.2.2 Markets

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          1. Table | HERBICIDE DEMAND BY MARKET

      3. 5.3 Insecticides

        $316.00

        1. Table | INSECTICIDE DEMAND

        2. 5.3.1 Products

          $156.00

          1. Table | INSECTICIDE DEMAND BY CLASS (million pounds)

        3. 5.3.2 Markets

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          1. Table | INSECTICIDE DEMAND BY MARKET

      4. 5.4 Fungicides

        $206.00

        1. Table | FUNGICIDE DEMAND

        2. 5.4.1 Products

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        3. 5.4.2 Markets

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          1. Table | FUNGICIDE DEMAND BY MARKET

      5. 5.5 Other Pesticides

        $457.00

        1. Table | OTHER PESTICIDE DEMAND

        2. 5.5.1 Fumigants

          $133.00

          1. Table | FUMIGANT DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. 5.5.2 Defoliants & Desiccants

          $82.00

          1. Table | DEFOLIANT & DESICCANT DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. 5.5.3 Rodenticides

          $83.00

          1. Table | RODENTICIDE DEMAND (million dollars)

        5. 5.5.4 Nematicides

          $82.00

          1. Table | NEMATICIDE DEMAND (million dollars)

        6. 5.5.5 All Other

          $82.00

          1. Table | ALL OTHER PESTICIDE DEMAND (million dollars)

    6. 6 ACTIVE INGREDIENT MARKETS

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      1. 6.1 General

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        1. Table | PESTICIDE ACTIVE INGREDIENT DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

      2. 6.2 Agriculture

        $891.00

        1. Table | AGRICULTURE PESTICIDE DEMAND

        2. 6.2.1 Pesticide Use by Type

          $389.00

          1. Table | AGRICULTURE PESTICIDE DEMAND BY TYPE

          2. Table | AGRICULTURE HERBICIDE DEMAND BY CROP (million pounds)

          3. Table | AGRICULTURE INSECTICIDE DEMAND BY CROP (million pounds)

          4. Table | AGRICULTURE FUNGICIDE DEMAND BY CROP (million pounds)

          5. Table | AGRICULTURE OTHER PESTICIDES DEMAND BY CROP (million pounds)

        3. 6.2.2 Pesticide Use by Crop

          $384.00

          1. Table | PESTICIDE DEMAND BY CROP (million pounds)

          2. Table | PESTICIDE DEMAND FOR CORN (million pounds)

          3. Table | PESTICIDE DEMAND FOR SOYBEANS (million pounds)

          4. Table | PESTICIDE DEMAND FOR VEGETABLES & MELONS (million pounds)

          5. Table | PESTICIDE DEMAND FOR FRUIT & NUTS (million pounds)

          6. Table | PESTICIDE DEMAND FOR COTTON (million pounds)

          7. Table | PESTICIDE DEMAND FOR OTHER CROPS (million pounds)

        4. 6.2.3 Suppliers

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      3. 6.3 Other

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        1. Table | PESTICIDE DEMAND IN OTHER MARKETS

        2. 6.3.1 Commercial

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          1. Table | COMMERCIAL PESTICIDE DEMAND

        3. 6.3.2 Consumer

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          1. Table | CONSUMER PESTICIDE DEMAND

    7. 7 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

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      1. 7.1 General

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        1. Table | US PESTICIDE SALES BY COMPANY, 2011 (million dollars)

      2. 7.2 Market Share

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      3. 7.3 Industry Restructuring

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        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      4. 7.4 Manufacturing Strategies

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      5. 7.5 Marketing

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      6. 7.6 Distribution

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      7. 7.7 Research & Development

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      8. 7.8 Competitive Strategies

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      9. 7.9 Cooperative Agreements

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        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      10. 7.10 Company Profiles

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        1. 7.10.1 Agrium Incorporated

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        2. 7.10.2 Albaugh Incorporated

          $129.00

        3. 7.10.3 American Vanguard Corporation

          $215.00

        4. 7.10.4 Arysta LifeScience Corporation

          $170.00

        5. 7.10.5 BASF SE

          $340.00

        6. 7.10.6 Bayer AG

          $455.00

        7. 7.10.7 Bell Laboratories Incorporated

          $131.00

        8. 7.10.8 Chemtura Corporation

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        9. 7.10.9 Dow Chemical Company

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        10. 7.10.10 DuPont (EI) de Nemours

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        11. 7.10.11 FMC Corporation

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        12. 7.10.12 Henkel AG & Company KGaA

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        13. 7.10.13 Hubei Sanonda Company Limited

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        14. 7.10.14 Jiangsu Good Harvest-Weien Agrochemical Company Limited

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        15. 7.10.15 Jiangsu Yangnong Chemical Group Limited

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        16. 7.10.16 JingMa Chemicals Company Limited

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        17. 7.10.17 Johnson (SC) & Son Incorporated

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        18. 7.10.18 Land O' Lakes Incorporated

          $164.00

        19. 7.10.19 Makhteshim Agan Industries Limited

          $183.00

        20. 7.10.20 Marubeni Corporation

          $99.00

        21. 7.10.21 McLaughlin Gormley King Company

          $114.00

        22. 7.10.22 Mitsui & Company Limited

          $187.00

        23. 7.10.23 Monsanto Company

          $237.00

        24. 7.10.24 Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & Chemicals Company Limited

          $82.00

        25. 7.10.25 Nufarm Limited

          $291.00

        26. 7.10.26 Reckitt Benckiser plc

          $83.00

        27. 7.10.27 Schirm GmbH

          $82.00

        28. 7.10.28 Scotts Miracle-Gro Company

          $279.00

        29. 7.10.29 Sichuan Leshan Fuhua Tongda Agro-Chemical Technology Company

          $82.00

        30. 7.10.30 Southern Agricultural Insecticides Incorporated

          $163.00

        31. 7.10.31 Spectrum Brands Holdings Incorporated

          $154.00

        32. 7.10.32 Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited

          $228.00

        33. 7.10.33 Suterra LLC

          $94.00

        34. 7.10.34 Syngenta AG

          $370.00

        35. 7.10.35 United Phosphorus Limited

          $127.00

        36. 7.10.36 Zhejian Wynca Chemical Group Company Limited

          $82.00

      11. 7.11 Other Companies Mentioned in Study

        $82.00

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