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

Published - Jan 2017 | Category - Agriculture | No. of Pages - 120 | Published By - Mordor Intelligence

Report Highlights

South American molluscicides market is 17.38% of global molluscicides market. The estimated molluscicides market value was USD 136.29 million in 2015 and is expected to grow at double digit CAGR during 2016-2021.

Snails have invaded in almost all countries of South America. The threat lies in snails’ ability to multiply at enormous speed. It can produce 200-300 eggs a month, leading to huge infestations among various agricultural crops within a short period of time. With the rising crop losses due to slugs and snails farmers are inclined to use molluscicides. Molluscicides cannot be substituted by other insecticides and, therefore, form a separate product market. The main reason for the market growth lies on the increased crop planting area and great demand for agrochemical products against field crop pests.

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. The presence of niclosamide and methiocarb based products are very less in the market. Due to lesser harmful effects of ferric phosphate as compare to metaldehyde and other molluscicide groups, ferric phosphate is expected to have highest growth rate during the coming decade.

By application type molluscicides market have been segmented into grains and cereals, oilseeds, fruits and vegetables, ornamentals and others. Brazil is the largest market of the regions and it accounts for XX% share of the region’s overall molluscicides market. The top 20 Brazilian agrochemical companies’ accounts for more than 99% of the total agrochemical market share and none of the top 20 firms are into molluscicide business.  Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Suriname also constitute significant market share and forms XX% of the molluscicides market.

Major companies covered in the report includes Lonza, Lipatech, W Neudorff, Rizobacter, Acay Agro, Huagro and Bequisa among others.

Key Deliverables in the Study

Market analysis for the South America 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 South America 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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