Crop protection sales remained strong in 2013
While the growing biological market within crop protection remains a hot topic of discussion, it has been pushed aside by the weed resistance problems that continued to persist in 2013. Consequently, herbicide use rate applications grew 10-20% to combat resistant weeds. According to the report, growers are formulating their own mixtures and looking for new and innovative solutions from manufacturers to target resistant weeds. As a result, manufacturers are developing new formulations with multiple modes of action and products that combine with new herbicide-resistant traits that aim to combat this persistent problem. Strategic alliances and partnerships are being formed for development of these new formulations that can best solve the resistance issue.
Kline’s Crop Protection Manufacturers Report covers the 2013 marketing year for the U.S. crop protection industry. The study provides an extensive review of the sales and trends affecting the crop protection chemical industry along with extensive profiles, including individual product sales, of the leading 20 companies which supply over 97% of the total industry sales.
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