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Insecticide Seed Treatment Market Segmented By Chemical and Bio-based type in Liquid and Powder form
To protect the plant from an early stage against the insects living both above and below, the ground insecticide seed treatment is applied. Insecticide seed treatment prevents the spread of plant disease and keeps insects away. The use of insecticides as a low-cost crop protection solution and demand for the crop for biofuel and feed is also enhancing the demand for insecticide seed treatment in the agriculture sector.
Generally, this treatment is used to control insects and other pests by specifically inhibiting or killing the infection-causing insects. Insecticide Seed treatment has proven to be a convenient method to battle season’s insect and disease and promote early season growth of the crop.
The insecticide seed treatment is used in different concentrations according to the requirement of the seed or the soil. To protect crops against destructive insects and pest, which can limit plants yield farmers use insecticide seed treatment to defend their seeds.
Insecticide seed treatment not only controls insects during storage but also is equally important to protect seedling during germination. Seed treatment provide targeted agricultural pest control. Insecticide seed treatment reduces the need for specialized insecticide applications on the plant. Seed treatment protects the plant against sudden death syndrome and enhances the root mass and helps the plant get to canopy faster.
The global insecticide seed treatment market is expected to witness significant growth on account of increasing demand for organic vegetables and fruits as a result of rising health awareness. Treating seeds with insecticide reduces the establishment of seed-borne disease, which is driving the insecticide seed market.
Changing the environment and its adverse effect on crop production is rising the demand for insecticide seed treatment. Insecticide seed treatment can prevent health issues arising due to the consumption of crops containing pesticides or insecticides.
Insects can significantly reduce crop yield and quality by chewing leaves, stems, roots and transmitting disease. Farmers need advanced technology and solutions to rise over these issues to produce quality food products.
Destruction of crops due to insects is rising the demand for insecticide seed treatment market. Both farmers and the manufacturers are ready to pay extra amount for seed treatment solutions to save costly high-quality seeds from quality degradation. An insecticide seed treatment, a certain amount of suitable chemical or bio-agents are mixed with the seed to form a protective layer.
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The market participants operating in the global insecticide seed treatment market are identified across the value chain include FMC Corporation, Bayer AG, Syngenta, KENSO New Zealand, Gowan Company, Valent U.S.A, Syngenta, Corteva, BASF SE among the other insecticide seed treatment manufacturers.
Insecticide seed treatment is an effective tool to provide the necessary protection of seed for a strong and healthy start. This ensures that the plant has a great opportunity to grow a strong root system.
The new participant is investing in research and development activities to introduce new and innovative technology in insecticide seed treatment to save the seeds at an early stage.
Syngenta has announced the EPA granted registration for its newest seed treatment – Salter. It protects the plant from sudden death syndrome (SDS) and will be available for the 2020 season. To keep plants healthy insecticide seed treatments are very important.
The insecticide seed treatment is important for generating maximum yield of the crop, as it protects the crop form the future infections from insects. However, as the global agricultural industry is suffering from the many hurdles and challenges due to the global pandemic of COVID-19.
This has slowed down the growth of the global agricultural industry significantly. The industries, markets, and business related to the agriculture also witnessing the major impact of decreased growth of the global agricultural industry.
It is speculated that this short-term impact may last for few months, and the market will witness the spike in the growth, as the effects of COVID-19 will starts to minimize across the globe.