South America Soil Treatment Market - By Type, Application and Geography-Market Shares, Forecasts and Trends (2017 - 2022)

Published - Jan 2017 | Category - Agriculture | No. of Pages - 113 | Published By - Mordor Intelligence

Report Highlights

The South American soil treatment market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 8.8% during 2015-2020 forecast period. Soil treatment is a procedure that is carried out to reduce traffic and toxicity on the soil surface that helps in retaining the soil texture and nutritional properties. Soil treatment also improves the soil condition and makes it suitable for agricultural operations as it reduces aeration and water infiltration.

Soil treatment in modern day agriculture mainly denotes to nutritional management that improves the fertility of the soil and amount of organic matter content that improves the soil structure and function. As a whole, soil treatment acts as a versatile solution for many field problems as it impacts the soil structure, nutritional profile and biodiversity.

Increasing demand for organic food and evolving agricultural practices are the major drivers helping the soil treatment market to grow effectively. The high consumption of chemical products in the field, lower soil quality and shrinking farm land necessitates the need for soil treatment product applications. Unclear regulatory environment pertaining to soil treatment product applications and less awareness among farming community regarding soil treatment make the growth difficult to an extent. Emerging markets and untapped countries of South America would provide the future growth opportunity for the industry.

On the basis of product types, soil treatment market is segmented into Organic Amendments, PH Adjusters and Soil Protection products. Soil protection products have the majority of the market share in the region. Soil protection product demand is led by weed control segment followed by pest control products. Several technologies are employed for soil treatment depending on the requirements and soil topography namely- physiochemical, biochemical and thermal treatments; physiochemical treatment is the most sought after process in this case. With the growth of organic agriculture, biological soil treatment is poised to grow at a faster rate.

The South American soil treatment market is led by Brazil as the region turns to environment friendly and safe farming practices. While Brazil accounts for the majority of market share, Argentina would grow at a rapid pace with its growing agricultural industry and export demand.

South America soil treatment market is dominated by many global players and small regional players. The main players in the region’s soil treatment market are BASF SE (Germany), Syngenta AG (Switzerland), Dupont  and Arysta Lifescience Corporation etc. Majority of global companies are adopting acquisition strategy so as to cater to the growing regional markets. Product innovation is taken up as a long term strategy for many market leaders.

In this report we offer,

Market analysis for the South American Soil Treatment Market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on global and regional scales.

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 on a global and regional scale

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 American Soil Treatment Market on both global and regional scales

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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