Global Herbicides Safener Market Insights Forecasts to 2032
- The Global Herbicides Safener Market Size was valued at USD 1.1 billion in 2022.
- The Market is growing at a CAGR of 7.1% from 2022 to 2032
- The Worldwide Herbicides Safener Market Size is expected to reach USD 2.2 billion by 2032
- Asia Pacific is expected to grow the fastest during the forecast period
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The Global Herbicides Safener Market Size is projected to exceed USD 2.2 billion by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 7.1% from 2022 to 2032. The impacts of herbicide-treated crops on human health and the environment are projected to have a significant impact on the global herbicides and herbicide safeners market throughout the projected period. The European Union and North America have established stringent rules and regulations to control herbicide use. As a result, there is a growing demand for sustainable herbicide and safener combinations to combat herbicide toxicity, which could represent a novel product development opportunity in the herbicide safeners market.
The global herbicides safener market is a subset of the larger agricultural chemicals industry, which is primarily focused on the production and distribution of chemical products used in the farming and agriculture sector. Herbicide safeners are chemical compounds that are used in conjunction with herbicides to help reduce their toxicity to crops and plants, while still maintaining their efficacy in controlling weeds and other unwanted vegetation.
The herbicides safener market has grown in recent years due to increasing demand for food production to support a growing global population, coupled with the need to increase agricultural yields in a sustainable manner. This has led to increased adoption of herbicide safeners by farmers, particularly in regions with high agricultural productivity and large-scale farming operations.
The major players in the global herbicide safener market include BASF SE, DowDuPont, Syngenta AG, Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd., Bayer AG, FMC Corporation, Nufarm Limited, UPL Limited, and Arysta LifeScience Corporation, among others. These companies are focused on research and development activities to develop new and innovative herbicide safeners to meet the evolving needs of the agricultural industry. They also engage in strategic partnerships and collaborations to expand their market presence and enhance their product portfolio.
For instance, in April 2023, Syngenta disclosed the release of the herbicide Recognition. Recognition incorporates a proprietary safener, metcamifen, that enables broadcast applications rather than repeated spot treatments. Recognition also makes certain herbicides safer to use in tank mixtures, allowing for faster, stronger, and broader-spectrum control.
The global herbicide safener market is poised for growth in the coming years, driven by increasing demand for food production and sustainable agricultural practices. The market is highly competitive and fragmented, with several large and small players vying for market share. Technological advancements and new product launches are expected to drive innovation in the herbicide safener market, making it an exciting space to watch in the agricultural chemicals industry.
This research report categorizes the market for the global herbicides safener market based on various segments and regions and forecasts revenue growth and analyzes trends in each submarket. The report analyses the key growth drivers, opportunities, and challenges influencing the herbicides safener market. Recent market developments and competitive strategies such as expansion, product launch, and development, partnership, merger, and acquisition have been included to draw the competitive landscape in the market. The report strategically identifies and profiles the key market players and analyses their core competencies in each sub-segment of the herbicides safener market.
Global Herbicides Safener Market Report Coverage
|Market Size in 2022:||USD 1.1 Billion|
|Forecast Period:||2022 - 2032|
|Forecast Period 2022 - 2032 CAGR:||7.1%|
|2032 Value Projection:||USD 2.2 Billion|
|Historical Data for:||2018 - 2021|
|No. of Pages:||212|
|Tables, Charts & Figures:||123|
|Segments covered:||By Type, By Crop, By Herbicide Application Stage, By Region|
|Companies Covered:||BASF, Corteva Agriscience, Syngenta, ADAMA, Drexel Chemical Company, Winfield United, Helena Agri Enterprise, Helm AG, Rainbow Agro, Bayer, Nufarm, Arysta LifeScience, Sipcam-Oxon, Tenkoz|
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There have been several technological advancements in the agricultural chemicals industry, including the development of new herbicide safeners that are more effective and safer to use. This has led to increased adoption of herbicide safeners, particularly in regions with high agricultural productivity and large-scale farming operations. As the global population continues to grow, there is a greater demand for food production. This has led to increased agricultural activities and the need to increase crop yields. Herbicide safeners help in controlling weeds and other unwanted vegetation while reducing the toxicity of herbicides to crops, thereby increasing crop yields and supporting food production. With the increasing adoption of modern farming practices, including the use of herbicides, there is a need for more effective and safe herbicides. Herbicide safeners play a critical role in this aspect by reducing the toxicity of herbicides to crops, while still maintaining their efficacy in controlling weeds.
Herbicide breakdown necessitates adequate soil time, moisture, and temperature to support the growth of microbes that degrade herbicide compounds. Some herbicides degrade quickly or are tightly bound to the soil, preventing them from wreaking havoc on crops grown the following season. Other herbicides decompose more slowly, and as a result, they can persist for seasons after application. These residues have the potential to harm sensitive crops grown in subsequent seasons. Residual herbicides are herbicides that have limited recropping options.
The Global Herbicides Safener Market share is classified into type, crop, and herbicide application stage.
- The benoxacor segment is expected to hold the largest share of the global herbicides safener market during the forecast period.
Based on the type, the global herbicides safener market is divided into furilazole, benoxacor, dichlormid, and isoxadifen. Among these, the benoxacor segment is expected to hold the largest share of the global herbicides safener market during the forecast period. The growth can be attributed due to the wide utilization in corn and soybean production and it helps to reduce the toxicity of certain herbicides, including acetochlor, alachlor, and metolachlor while enhancing the herbicide's efficacy in controlling weeds.
- The soybean segment is expected to grow at the fastest pace in the global herbicides safener market over the forecast period.
On the basis of the crop, the global herbicides safener market is segmented into soybean, corn, wheat, sorghum, barley, and rice. Among these, the soybean segment is expected to grow at the fastest pace in the global herbicides safener market over the forecast period. The reason behind the growth is, herbicides safeners such as benoxacor and isoxadifen are widely used in soybean production to reduce the toxicity of certain herbicides, including glyphosate and quizalofop, while enhancing their efficacy in controlling weeds. Soybean is one of the largest segments in the global herbicides safener market, as it is a major crop in many regions of the world, including the Americas and Asia.
- The pre-emergence segment is anticipated to grow at the fastest rate in the global herbicides safener market during the forecast period.
On the basis of the herbicide application stage, the global herbicides safener market is segmented into pre-emergence and post-emergence. Among these, the pre-emergence segment is anticipated to grow at the fastest rate in the global herbicides safener market during the forecast period. The growth can be attributed due to the pre-emergence herbicides have no effect on weed seeds. Pre-emergence herbicides work by inhibiting shoot, root, or both growths of germinated weed seedlings. Pre-emergence herbicides leave a residue in the soil that prevents weed growth. Herbicides can be selective or non-selective based on the active ingredient used to treat different kinds of weeds.
Regional Segment Analysis of the Herbicides Safener Market
- North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
- Europe (Germany, France, U.K., Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe)
- Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Rest of APAC)
- South America (Brazil and the Rest of South America)
- The Middle East and Africa (UAE, South Africa, Rest of MEA)
South America is estimated to hold the largest share of the herbicides safener market over the predicted timeframe.
South America is anticipated to hold the largest share of the global herbicides safener market during the forecast period. The increased production of crops such as soybeans and maize to meet the region's export requirements can be attributed to the high adoption of the herbicide safeners market. Because water and land are abundant in Latin America, the region accounts for 13% of global agricultural and fish commodity production and nearly 17% of net export value.
Asia Pacific is expected to grow at the highest pace in the global herbicides safener market during the forecast period. The high production of wheat, rice, and other selective crops in the Asia Pacific can be attributed to the market expansion for herbicide safeners. Farmers in this region are becoming more aware of the advantageous effects of herbicide safeners. In addition, both China and India are among the top countries in terms of agricultural land. The agricultural sector's expansion and increased product awareness among farmers in these developing countries are fueling market growth.
The report offers the appropriate analysis of the key organizations/companies involved within the global herbicides safener along with a comparative evaluation primarily based on their product offering, business overviews, geographic presence, enterprise strategies, segment market share, and SWOT analysis. The report also provides an elaborative analysis focusing on the current news and developments of the companies, which includes product development, innovations, joint ventures, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, and others. This allows for the evaluation of the overall competition within the market.
List of Key Companies
- Corteva Agriscience
- Drexel Chemical Company
- Winfield United
- Helena Agri Enterprise
- Helm AG
- Rainbow Agro
- Arysta LifeScience
Key Target Audience
- Market Players
- Government Authorities
- Consulting And Research Firm
- Venture capitalists
- Value-Added Resellers (VARs)
- In March 2023, Syngenta announced that it is developing Storen, a new maize herbicide. It also contains the safener benoxacor in a single premix. This product will protect against a variety of weeds, including foxtail, barnyardgrass, waterhemp, Palmer amaranth, common ragweed, giant ragweed, Russian thistle, Cocklebur, and Morningglory species.
- In May 2021, Corteva Agriscience and BASF Canada Agricultural Solutions (BASF) disclosed a partnership and a collaborative approach for weed control by recommending the application of Liberty 200 SN and Enlist herbicides in combination with Enlist E3TM soybean acres.
- In July 2021, Syngenta Crop Protection agreed to buy Dipagro, a supplier of agricultural inputs in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. In a region experiencing rapid agricultural growth, this move would increase farmers' access to Syngenta's technologies and services.
This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2020 to 2032. Spherical Insights has segmented the Global Herbicides Safener Market based on the below-mentioned segments:
Global Herbicides Safener Market, By Type
Global Herbicides Safener Market, By Crop
Global Herbicides Safener Market, By Herbicide Application Stage
Global Herbicides Safener Market, By Region
- North America
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- South America
- Rest of South America
- Middle East & Africa
- Saudi Arabia
- South Africa
- Rest of Middle East & Africa
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