India Crop Protection Market Outlook, 2027-28

India crop protection market is expected to grow over a CAGR of 3.00% during the forecast period. This report consist industry trends and major growing factors.

Featured Companies

  • 1. BASF India Limited
  • 2. Bayer CropScience Limited
  • 3. Dhanuka Agritech Limited
  • 4. E.I.DuPont India Private Limited
  • 5. Insecticides India Limited
  • 6. Mosanto India Limited
  • More...

"India has one of the largest agricultural sectors in the world. Agriculture is a significant contributor to the country's economy, and the demand for crop protection chemicals is substantial. The market caters to a wide range of crops, including rice, wheat, cotton, fruits, vegetables, and more. India's diverse agroclimatic zones result in varied crop cultivation across different regions. Each region faces unique pest and disease challenges, which drive the demand for specific crop protection chemicals tailored to the crops and pests prevalent in those areas. India's agricultural landscape consists predominantly of smallholder farmers. These farmers play a crucial role in the adoption and use of crop protection chemicals. The market's dynamics are influenced by the need for affordable and accessible solutions suitable for small-scale farming operations. The crop protection chemicals market in India is characterized by the significant presence of generic products. These products, which are often more affordable compared to branded alternatives, cater to the cost-conscious Indian farmer population. India has witnessed a substantial increase in organic farming practices. The demand for organic produce, both domestically and for exports, has driven the market for organic crop protection solutions, including organic pesticides and biopesticides. According to the report titled, “India Crop protection Chemical Overview, 2027”, published by Bonafide Research the market is segmented by product type, by application, and by country.Ayurveda, an ancient Indian system of medicine, includes the use of botanical extracts and natural substances for pest control. Some traditional practices continue to influence modern crop protection approaches, particularly in the development of biopesticides. India faces challenges related to pest resistance due to the prolonged and intensive use of crop protection chemicals. To address this issue, there is an increasing focus on implementing resistance management strategies, including the rotation of pesticides with different modes of action, adopting integrated pest management (IPM) practices, and promoting the use of biopesticides. India's crop protection chemicals market has seen the emergence of several startups and innovative solutions. These startups are working on developing novel formulations, biopesticides, and precision farming technologies to address specific crop protection challenges faced by Indian farmers. Collaboration between the government, research institutions, and private companies is vital in driving innovation and promoting sustainable crop protection practices in India. Public-private partnerships help in research and development, capacity building, and technology transfer to benefit farmers and the overall agriculture sector. India is not only a consumer but also a major producer and exporter of crop protection chemicals. Indian companies export a significant volume of crop protection chemicals to various countries, including those in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Alongside the crop protection chemicals market, India also has a growing organic inputs industry. This industry focuses on the production and supply of organic fertilizers, biopesticides, and other organic inputs that promote sustainable agriculture and organic farming practices. India's diverse agricultural landscape presents crop-specific challenges for crop protection. For example, pests like the pink bollworm in cotton, the fruit fly in mangoes, and the stem borer in rice require tailored crop protection strategies and specific chemical solutions. With advancements in technology, precision sprayers are gaining popularity in India. These sprayers allow precise and targeted application of crop protection chemicals, minimizing wastage and optimizing effectiveness. They also contribute to reduced environmental impact and cost savings for farmers. India has implemented weather-based pest forecasting systems, such as the Integrated Pest Management-Insecticide Application Advisory (IPM-IAA). These systems utilize weather data and pest life cycle information to provide timely advice on optimal pesticide application, reducing the risk of crop damage and optimizing chemical use. India's crop protection chemicals market caters not only to major crops like rice, wheat, and cotton but also to a variety of traditional and non-conventional crops. These include spices, tea, coffee, horticultural crops, medicinal plants, and aromatic plants, which have specific crop protection requirements and niche markets.

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On the basis of product type, it is predicted that the herbicides will have the highest growth rate owing to their efficiency in weed removal. This product reduced the cost of weed removal by 96% as earlier weed removal was done majorly through manual processes. The growth of the market is hindered by the increasing awareness amongst the consumer towards he usage of chemical on food items. Further, the improper usage of such products have increased illness amongst the endconsumer. This is one of the major factor obstructing the growth of the market. The government to tackle this problem conducts awareness drive amongst the agricultural farmers making them aware about the right usage of the product in terms of Quantity and application. Along with this the evolution of Super weeds have posed as a problem for the market. Super weeds are those weed plants which have grown immune to crop protection chemicals over a period of constant exposure. COVID-19 Impact The pandemic was a worldwide phenomenon which affected almost every industry vertical in some way or the other. The Crop protection Chemical market was no exception to this. The market was affected moderately as the agricultural practices never really came to a halt. But the negative effect was felt with respect to the supply chain and manufacturing process which was created due to lockdowns and travels restrictions. Considered in the report • Geography: India • Base year: 2021 • Historical year: 2016 • Forecasted year: 2027

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Manmayi Raval

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Aspects covered in the report • Market Size by Value for the period (2016-2027F) • Market Share by Product Type • Herbicide • Insecticide • Fungicides & Bactericides • Others • Market Share by Application • Cereals & Grains • Oilseeds & Pulses • Fruits & Vegetables • Others • Various drivers and challenges • On-going trends and developments • Top profiled companies • Strategic recommendation The approach of the report: We keep an eye on evolving markets and try to evaluate the potential of the products and services. If we find the market interesting, we start working on it and create the desired table of content, considering all aspects of the business. We start by creating separate questionnaires for C-level executives, national/regional sales personnel, company owners, dealers, distributors, and end-users. Once the questionnaires have been finalized, we start collecting the primary data (mostly through phone calls) and try to understand the market dynamics regionally or tier-wise. This process gives us in-depth details of the market, including all present companies, the top-performing products withreasons why they dominate; we get the details of new players and their innovative approaches; market trends; dynamics; and all the small details of the market. After the collection of primary inputs, we then cross-check the same with secondary sources that include associations, trade journals, annual reports, paid databases, newspapers, magazines, press releases, government sources, etc. From this, we get a rough estimate of the market and start checking existing product price variants, trade, production, raw material scenarios, policies and regulatory landscape, etc. Then, to finalize the market, we start collecting financials of each player present in the market, including limited, private limited, and LLPs. Moreover, we perform cross-industry and cross-regionanalysis of the product, and based on collected primary inputs and using statistical modeling, we start forecasting the market. We follow our forecasting algorithm, which is unique for each product but gives more weight age to primary inputs. At the same time, the content team starts preparing company profiles, market dynamics, market trends, five forces, PEST analysis, etc. Once the data is verified by the data expert, the team (primary team, content team, and data team) together crosscheck the segmentations, validate the market, and then the designing team starts plotting the graphs. Once the file is ready, the content team completes the report and makes sure that all the discussed points have been covered and provides their valuable inputs in the form of strategic recommendations for new as well as existing players. The QC team then checks the overall report that includes spell check, data verification, and makes the same dispatch ready and error-free. Intended Audience: This report can be useful to industry consultants, manufacturers, suppliers, associations & organizations related to the Agriculture industry, government bodies, and other stakeholders to align their market-centric strategies. In addition to marketing & presentations, it will also increase competitive knowledge about the industry. "

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Companies Mentioned

  • BASF India Limited
  • Bayer CropScience Limited
  • Dhanuka Agritech Limited
  • E.I.DuPont India Private Limited
  • Insecticides India Limited
  • Mosanto India Limited
  • PI Industries Limited
  • Rallis India Limited
  • Syngenta India Limited
  • UPL Limited
  • Adama Ltd.
  • Dow AgroScinces

Table of Contents

  • Table of Contents
  • 1. Executive Summary
  • 2. Market Structure
  • 2.1. Market Considerate
  • 2.2. Assumptions
  • 2.3. Limitations
  • 2.4. Abbreviations
  • 2.5. Sources
  • 2.6. Definitions
  • 2.7. India Macro Economic Indicators
  • 2.8. Demographics Insight
  • 2.9. Classification of Pesticides by Use
  • 3. Research Methodology
  • 3.1. Secondary Research
  • 3.2. Primary Data Collection
  • 3.3. Market Formation & Validation
  • 3.4. Report Writing, Quality Check & Delivery
  • 4. India Crop Protection Market Outlook
  • 4.1. Market Size By Value
  • 4.2. Market Share
  • 4.2.1. By Company
  • 4.2.2. By State
  • 4.2.3. By Product Type
  • 4.2.4. By Application
  • 4.3. Insecticide Market Overview
  • 4.3.1. Market Size By Value
  • 4.3.2. Market Share By Application
  • 4.4. Herbicide Market Overview
  • 4.4.1. Market Size By Value
  • 4.4.2. Market Share By Application
  • 4.5. Fungicide & Bactericides Overview
  • 4.5.1. Market Size By Value
  • 4.5.2. Market Share By Application
  • 5. Policy & Regulatory Landscape
  • 6. PEST Analysis
  • 7. Trade Dynamics
  • 7.1. Import
  • 7.2. Export
  • 8. Channel Partner Analysis
  • 9. India Crop Protection Market Dynamics
  • 9.1. Key Drivers
  • 9.2. Key Challenges
  • 10. Market Trends & Developments
  • 10.1. Increased Demand for Food Safety and Quality
  • 10.2. Mounting Cost of Research & Development
  • 10.3. Adoption of Genetically Modified Crops and Bio Pesticides
  • 10.4. Companies Shifting Focus from Agrochemical to Agriculture
  • 10.5. Integrated Pest Management for Enhancing Yields
  • 11. Competitive Landscape
  • 11.1. Porters Five Forces
  • 11.2. Company Profiles
  • 11.2.1. Bayer CropScience Ltd.
  • Company Snapshot
  • Company Overview
  • Financial Highlights
  • Geographic Insights
  • Business Segment & Performance
  • Product Portfolio
  • Key Executives
  • Strategic Moves & Developments
  • 11.2.2. PI Industries Ltd.
  • 11.2.3. Dhanuka Agritech Ltd.
  • 11.2.4. Mosanto India Ltd.
  • 11.2.5. Rallis India Ltd.
  • 11.2.6. UPL Limited, India
  • 11.2.7. Syngenta
  • 11.2.8. Insecticides India Ltd.
  • 11.2.9. E.I.DuPont India Private Limited.
  • 11.2.10. BASF India Limited.
  • 11.2.11. Dow AgroSciences India Pvt. Ltd
  • 11.2.12. Adama India Pvt Ltd
  • 12. Strategic Recommendations
  • 13. Disclaimer

List of Tables
Table 1: Import of Crop Protection Chemicals in India 2016-17 to 2021-22 ('000 Kg)
Table 2: Import of Crop Protection Chemicals in India 2016-17 to 2021-22 (USD Million)
Table 3: Export of Crop Protection Chemicals from India 2016-17 to 2021-22 ('000 Kg)
Table 4: Export of Crop Protection Chemicals from India 2016-17 to 2021-22 (USD Million)
Table 5: Key Facts of Bayer CropScience Ltd.
Table 6: Key Facts of PI Industries Ltd.
Table 7: Key Facts of Dhanuka Agritech Ltd.
Table 8: Key Facts of Mosanto India Ltd.
Table 9: Key Facts of Rallis India Ltd.
Table 10: Key Facts of UPL Limited, India
Table 11: Key Facts of Syngenta
Table 12: Key Facts of Insecticides India Ltd.
Table 13: Key Facts of E.I.DuPont India Private Limited.
Table 14: Key Facts of BASF India Limited.
Table 15: Key Facts of Dow AgroSciences India Pvt. Ltd
Table 16: Key Facts of Adama India Pvt Ltd

List of Figures
Figure 1: India Crop Protection Market Size – By Value 2016-2028F (INR Crore)
Figure 2: India Crop Protection Market Share – By Company 2021
Figure 3: India Crop Protection Market Share – By State (2016-17, 2021-22 & 2027-28F)
Figure 4: India Crop Protection Market Share – By Product Type (2016-17, 2021-22 & 2027-28F)
Figure 5: India Crop Protection Market Share – By Application (2016-17, 2021-22 & 2027-28F)
Figure 6: India Insecticide Market Size – By Value 2016-2028F (INR Crore)
Figure 7: India Insecticide Market Size – By Application (2016-17, 2021-22 & 2027-28F)
Figure 8: India Herbicide Market Size – By Value 2016-2028F (INR Crore)
Figure 9: India Herbicide Market Size – By Application (2016-17, 2021-22 & 2027-28F)
Figure 10: India Fungicide & Bactericides Market Size – By Value 2016-2028F (INR Crore)
Figure 11: India Fungicide & Bactericides Market Size – By Application (2016-17, 2021-22 & 2027-28F)
Figure 12: Pesticide Consumption in Various Countries (Kg/ha)
Figure 13: Distribution Channel followed by Crop Protection Manufacturers in India

Feed Phosphate Market Research FAQs

Bayer CropScience, Syngenta AG, BASF, FMC Corporation, and Adama Agricultural Solutions are the key players in the market.

The herbicides segment is expected to be the leading segment based on type in the global market during the forecast period.

The growing need to maximize agricultural productivity with increasing food demand represents one of the key factors driving the global crop protection chemicals market.

Insecticides or pesticides are the chemical substances which help in protecting the crops from insects.

Common agricultural chemicals (agrichemicals) include fuels, solvents, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, fertilisers and veterinary chemicals.

India Crop Protection Market Outlook, 2027-28

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