DALLAS, January 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
According to a new market research report, "Seed Treatment Market Trends and Global Forecasts (2011-2016)", published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), global seed treatment market is the fastest growing segment of crop protection market. This growth is fueled by government encouragement for adoption of seed treatment as crop protection practice. This growth is particularly higher in geographies such as Latin America and Asia-Pacific due to increased acceptance of GM seed and farmers awareness regarding maximum residue level.
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With increasing concerns regarding crop protection, productivity and yields, expenses on crop protection are significantly increasing. Crop protection expense is the second highest expense after fertilizer in farming expenses. Thus expenses can be reduced by treating only the seeds as compared to the whole farm area with agrochemicals. Hence seed treatments is most cost effective way of protecting seeds and further crops from biotic and abiotic stresses.
Seed treatment chemicals, which includes seed treatment insecticides, fungicides and other seed treatment chemicals are biggest market segments as on 2010, owing to their wide-spread use in bulk quantities due to ease in availability, production, and application Chemical seed treatments currently control over 98% of global seed treatment market. Bio-control seed t
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