Agricultural Adjuvants Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Agricultural Adjuvants Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Activator Adjuvant, Utility Adjuvant), By Application (Herbicides, Insecticides), By Source, By Formulation, By Type By Crop, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2024 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-4-68039-903-5
  • Number of Pages: 114
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)

Research Methodology

A three-pronged approach was followed for deducing the agricultural adjuvants market estimates and forecasts. The process has three steps: information procurement, analysis, and validation. The whole process is cyclical, and steps repeat until the estimates are validated. The three steps are explained in detail below:

Information procurement: Information procurement is one of the most extensive and important stages in our research process, and quality data is critical for accurate analysis. We followed a multi-channel data collection process for agricultural adjuvants market to gather the most reliable and current information possible.

  • We buy access to paid databases such as Hoover’s and Factiva for company financials, industry information, white papers, industry journals, SME journals, and more.
  • We tap into Grand View’s proprietary database of data points and insights from active and archived monitoring and reporting.
  • We conduct primary research with industry experts through questionnaires and one-on-one phone interviews.
  • We pull from reliable secondary sources such as white papers and government statistics, published by organizations like WHO, NGOs, World Bank, etc., Key Opinion Leaders (KoL) publications, company filings, investor documents, and more.
  • We purchase and review investor analyst reports, broker reports, academic commentary, government quotes, and wealth management publications for insightful third-party perspectives.

Analysis: We mine the data collected to establish baselines for forecasting, identify trends and opportunities, gain insight into consumer demographics and drivers, and so much more. We utilized different methods of agricultural adjuvants market data depending on the type of information we’re trying to uncover in our research.

  • Market Research Efforts: Bottom-up Approach for estimating and forecasting demand size and opportunity, top-down Approach for new product forecasting and penetration, and combined approach of both Bottom-up and Top-down for full coverage analysis.

  • Value-Chain-Based Sizing & Forecasting: Supply-side estimates for understanding potential revenue through competitive benchmarking, forecasting, and penetration modeling.

  • Demand-side estimates for identifying parent and ancillary markets, segment modeling, and heuristic forecasting.

  • Qualitative Functional Deployment (QFD) Modelling for market share assessment.

Market formulation and validation: We mine the data collected to establish baselines for forecasting, identify trends and opportunities, gain insight into consumer demographics and drivers, and so much more. We utilize different methods of data analysis depending on the type of information we’re trying to uncover in our research.

  • Market Formulation: This step involves the finalization of market numbers. This step on an internal level is designed to manage outputs from the Data Analysis step.

  • Data Normalization: The final market estimates and forecasts are then aligned and sent to industry experts, in-panel quality control managers for validation.

  • This step also entails the finalization of the report scope and data representation pattern.

  • Validation: The process entails multiple levels of validation. All these steps run in parallel, and the study is forwarded for publishing only if all three levels render validated results.

Agricultural Adjuvants Market Categorization:

The agricultural adjuvants market was categorized into six segments, namely product (Activator Adjuvants, Utility Adjuvants), application (Herbicides, Insecticides, Fungicides), source (Petroleum-based, Bio-based), formulation (Oil-based), type by crops (Organic, Conventional), and region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, and Middle East & Africa).

Segment Market Methodology:

The agricultural adjuvants market was segmented into product, application, source, formulation, type by crops, and regions. The demand at a segment level was deduced using a funnel method. Concepts like the TAM, SAM, SOM, etc., were put into practice to understand the demand. We at GVR deploy three methods to deduce market estimates and determine forecasts. These methods are explained below:

Market research approaches: Bottom-up

  • Demand estimation of each product across countries/regions summed up to from the total market.

  • Variable analysis for demand forecast.

  • Demand estimation via analyzing paid database, and company financials either via annual reports or paid database.

  • Primary interviews for data revalidation and insight collection.

Market research approaches: Top-down

  • Used extensively for new product forecasting or analyzing penetration levels.

  • Tool used invoice product flow and penetration models Use of regression multi-variant analysis for forecasting Involves extensive use of paid and public databases.

  • Primary interviews and vendor-based primary research for variable impact analysis.

Market research approaches: Combined

  • This is the most common method. We apply concepts from both the top-down and bottom-up approaches to arrive at a viable conclusion.

Regional Market Methodology:

The agricultural adjuvants market was analyzed at a regional level. The globe was divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, and Middle East & Africa, keeping in focus variables like consumption patterns, export-import regulations, consumer expectations, etc. These regions were further divided into seventeen countries, namely, the U.S.; Canada; Mexico; Germany; the UK; France; Italy; China; India; Japan; Australia; Brazil; Argentina; Colombia; South Africa; Saudi Arabia; UAE.

All three above-mentioned market research methodologies were applied to arrive at regional-level conclusions. The regions were then summed up to form the global market.

Agricultural adjuvants market companies & financials:

The agricultural adjuvants market was analyzed via companies operating in the sector. Analyzing these companies and cross-referencing them to the demand equation helped us validate our assumptions and conclusions. Key market players analyzed include:

  • Clariant AG: The company has five business units including oil and mining services, industrial & consumer specialties, functional minerals, catalysts, and additives. These units are reported in three businesses, namely areas of catalysis, care chemicals, and natural resources. The company offers agricultural adjuvants under the industrial & consumer specialties segment.

  • Solvay SA: The company has expertise in chemicals, materials, and solutions and offers its products and solutions to various industries such as automotive, healthcare, and water treatment, among others. It focuses on developing safer, cleaner, and sustainable solutions. The company has a presence in 64 countries and its major markets include Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. As of 2020, it had 110 industrial sites and 20 major research & innovation centers.

  • The Dow Chemical Company: Dow Chemical Company manufactures agrochemicals, rubber, specialty chemicals, and plastic materials. The company serves its products to several industries, including agricultural, infrastructure, packaging, and consumer care industries, globally. It has a presence in all regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. Its major markets include North America and Asia Pacific. As of 2020, the company had 106 manufacturing sites, 19 manufacturing sites in 10 Asia Pacific countries, 37 sites in 15 Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India (EMEAI) countries, 15 sites in 4 Latin America countries, and 35 manufacturing sites in the U.S. and Canada.

  • Huntsman International LLC: The company manufactures and supplies specialty chemicals, commodity chemicals, polyurethanes, surfactants, aerospace composites, propylene oxides, electrical insulating materials, and epoxy adhesives, among other products. The company’s four business divisions include polyurethanes, advanced materials, performance products, and textile effects. It generates a majority of its revenue from the polyurethane business division. Huntsman International LLC has a presence in more than 30 countries.

  • Evonik Industries AG: The company’s five business divisions include specialty additives, nutrition & care, smart materials, performance materials, and technology & infrastructure. The company’s products are used in various industries including agriculture, pharmaceuticals, polymer, and animal feed, among others. It has a presence in more than 100 countries.

  • Ingevity: The company operates in two business segments, namely performance materials, which include high-performance activated carbon, and performance chemicals, which include engineered polymers and specialty chemicals. The company offers its products to various end-use industries such as agriculture, oil, coating and paints, inks, adhesives & elastomers, bioplastics, and automotive. It has a presence in 25 locations including 9 manufacturing sites, 6 technical centres, and 10 principal offices.

  • Nufarm Limited: The company is involved in the development, manufacturing, and selling of crop protection products including insecticides, fungicides, and herbicides. The company has expertise in seed technologies and crop protection solutions. Its product portfolio includes different types of crop protection products, plant growth regulators, and other agrochemical products. The key crops offered by the company include cereals, corn, soybean, pasture, trees, nuts, vines, vegetable turf, and ornamentals. The company’s focused geographies include Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. It has manufacturing and distribution sites in more than 30 countries.

  • Corteva Agriscience: It is a major agriscience company that deals in a wide range of agricultural products and services such as crop protection, seeds, adjuvants, digital products, and services. The company has a presence in more than 140 countries including Canada, the U.S., India, Brazil, and across European Union.

  • Croda International PLC: The company offers its products to various markets such as agriculture, food, pharmaceutical, fragrances, water treatment, lubricant, wood & furniture, textile, electronics, automotive, and beauty & personal care, among others. The company also offers crop protection products, adjuvants, chemical biostimulants, seed enhancement products, specialty additives for agricultural films, and animal health products. It has 30 manufacturing sites globally and has several sales offices and laboratories across the globe.

  • BASF SE: The company’s six business segments include chemicals, materials, agricultural solutions, industrial solutions, nutrition & care, and surface technologies. The company’s products are used in various industries including agriculture, pharmaceuticals, polymer, and animal feed, among others with a global presence in more than 90 countries worldwide.

Value chain-based sizing & forecasting

Supply Side Estimates

  • Company revenue estimation via referring to annual reports, investor presentations, and Hoover’s.

  • Segment revenue determination via variable analysis and penetration modeling.

  • Competitive benchmarking to identify market leaders and their collective revenue shares.

  • Forecasting via analyzing commercialization rates, pipelines, market initiatives, distribution networks, etc.

Demand side estimates

  • Identifying parent markets and ancillary markets

  • Segment penetration analysis to obtain pertinent

  • revenue/volume

  • Heuristic forecasting with the help of subject matter experts

  • Forecasting via variable analysis

Agricultural Adjuvants Market Report Objectives:

  • Understanding market dynamics (in terms of drivers, restraints, & opportunities) in the countries.

  • Understanding trends & variables in the individual countries & their impact on growth and using analytical tools to provide high-level insights into the market dynamics and the associated growth pattern.

  • Understanding market estimates and forecasts (with the base year as 2023, historic information from 2018 to 2022, and forecast from 2024 to 2030). Regional estimates & forecasts for each category are available and are summed up to form the global market estimates.

Agricultural Adjuvants Market Report Assumptions:

  • The report provides market value for the base year 2023 and a yearly forecast till 2030 in terms of revenue/volume or both. The market for each of the segment outlooks has been provided on region & country basis for the above-mentioned forecast period.

  • The key industry dynamics, major technological trends, and application markets are evaluated to understand their impact on the demand for the forecast period. The growth rates were estimated using correlation, regression, and time-series analysis.

  • We have used the bottom-up approach for market sizing, analyzing key regional markets, dynamics, & trends for various products and end-users. The total market has been estimated by integrating the country markets.

  • All market estimates and forecasts have been validated through primary interviews with the key industry participants.

  • Inflation has not been accounted for to estimate and forecast the market.

  • Numbers may not add up due to rounding off.

  • Europe consists of EU-8, Central & Eastern Europe, along with the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

  • Asia Pacific includes South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania (Australia & New Zealand).

  • Latin America includes Central American countries and the South American continent

  • Middle East includes Western Asia (as assigned by the UN Statistics Division) and the African continent.

Primary Research

GVR strives to procure the latest and unique information for reports directly from industry experts, which gives it a competitive edge. Quality is of utmost importance to us, therefore every year we focus on increasing our experts’ panel. Primary interviews are one of the critical steps in identifying recent market trends and scenarios. This process enables us to justify and validate our market estimates and forecasts to our clients. With more than 8,000 reports in our database, we have connected with some key opinion leaders across various domains, including healthcare, technology, consumer goods, and the chemical sector. Our process starts with identifying the right platform for a particular type of report, i.e., emails, LinkedIn, seminars, or telephonic conversation, as every report is unique and requires a differentiated approach.

We send out questionnaires to different experts from various regions/ countries, which is dependent on the following factors:

  • Report/Market scope: If the market study is global, we send questionnaires to industry experts across various regions, including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and MEA.

  • Market Penetration: If the market is driven by technological advancements, population density, disease prevalence, or other factors, we identify experts and send out questionnaires based on region or country dominance.

The time to start receiving responses from industry experts varies based on how niche or well-penetrated the market is. Our reports include a detailed chapter on the KoL opinion section, which helps our clients understand the perspective of experts already in the market space.

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