Africa Molluscicides Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2017 - 2022)

Published - Jan 2017 | Category - Agriculture | No. of Pages - 115 | Published By - Mordor Intelligence

Report Highlights

Africa molluscicides market is XX% of global molluscicides market. The estimated molluscicides market value was USD XX million in 2015 and is expected to grow at CAGR of 13.39% during 2016-2021. Land snails are serious agricultural pest in the region causing considerable losses in cereals, maize, Egyptian clover, vegetables, potatoes, lettuce, carrots and cabbage. These snails also feed on leaves, roots, tubers and ornamental plants. Heavy losses have been reported in oilseeds, ornamentals, fruits and leafy vegetables as well. Control of snails on different crops is heavily dependent on the use of pesticides that limit the effect of these pests below damaging level. Hence, the synthetic molluscicides or pesticides are the most effective measures available at present for the control of snails and slugs.

The report is segmented based on chemical type, application and geography. Based on the chemical type the market is segmented as Metaldehyde, Methiocarb, Niclosamide and Ferric Phosphate and Others.   Metaldehyde based products are more effective in tropical climate and due to region’s tropical climate the market of metaldehyde based products is higher than other products. Metaldehyde, Trifenmorph, Bayluscide, Triphenyltinacetate, Copper sulphate are some of the active ingredients used as molluscicide in most of the African countries.

By application type molluscicides market have been segmented into grains and cereals, oilseeds, fruits and vegetables, ornamentals and others.

South Africa is the largest molluscicide market in the region followed by Madagascar, Nigeria and Egypt.   The market is mostly import dependent and has very limited presence of molluscicide manufacturers in the region.Major companies covered in the report includes Lonza, Doff Portland Ltd, Certis, W. Neudorff GmbH KG, Bayer CropScience Limited, Westland Horticulture Ltd and Chiltern Farm Chemicals Ltd, among others.

Key Deliverables in the Study

Market analysis for the Africa molluscicides market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis.

Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints.

Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market.

Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market shares.

Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the Africa molluscicides market.

A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.

A wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market.

Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped.


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