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Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C20.200 | Oct 2016

Cropping revenue: Subdued global prices have constrained the industry's recent performance

The Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Nufarm UK Limited Nufarm UK Limited market share
Syngenta Ltd Syngenta Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£1bn
Annual Growth 12-17
0.8%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
2,972
Businesses
53
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Pesticide and Other Agrochemical Manufacturing industry has been supported by the generally positive performance of the agriculture sector over the past five years, though industry revenue performance has been somewhat volatile. Chemical pesticides are an integral part of Britain's agriculture sector and play an important role in boosting production and productivity. The industry's product portfolio has evolved in line with technological advances, changing land use and use of pesticides overall. Manufacturers have strengthened their product ranges by providing intricately targeted options that treat specific crops and pests. The performance of the industry relies on a range of factors, the most important of which has historically been the level of downstream agricultural demand... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The term ‘pesticide' covers a wide range of products used to prevent, repel, mitigate or destroy unwanted pest organisms. Most of these products are manufactured, patented and marketed by agrochemical companies that operate on a global scale. Pesticides contain an active ingredient that is designed to disrupt the biochemical and physiological processes in a pest organism, essentially killing it. Most pesticides are derived from engineered chemicals, some are natural (such as pyrethrins, which are obtained from chrysanthemums) and others are altered versions of natural chemicals. Therefore pesticides can be classed as inorganic, synthetic or biological (bio-pesticides).

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What is the Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing Industry?

This industry covers firms that produce pesticides and other agrochemical products, which are generally known as crop-protection products. Predominantly used in the agricultural and horticultural industries, such products play an important role in maintaining the quality, consistency and affordability of food and plants grown in the United Kingdom.

Industry Products
HerbicidesFungicidesDisinfectantsRodenticidesInsecticidesPlant growth regulators
 
Industry Activities
Insecticide, rodenticide, fungicide, herbicide, acaricide, molluscicide and biocideAnti-sprouting product and plant-growth regulatorDisinfectant for agricultural useOther agrochemical product


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