Agricultural Adjuvants Market (By Type: Activator Adjuvants, Utility Adjuvants; By Application: Herbicides, Insecticides, Fungicides; By Crop: Cereal & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Revenue, Regional Outlook 2022 – 2030

Published Date : Jan 2022 | No. of Pages : 150+ Pages | Category : Chemical and Material

The global agricultural adjuvants market size was valued at USD 4.4 billion in 2020, and is predicted to be worth around USD 8.8 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period 2022 to 2030.

Agricultural Adjuvants Market Size 2022 to 2030

Growth Factors

The growth of the market is expected to be driven by the growing demand for effective insecticides across the globe. Moreover, increasing pesticides utilization in agriculture to increase crop production and yield is also driving the demand for agricultural adjuvants. Various types of adjuvants are used with pesticides for different purposes to increase pesticide penetration, wetting, better retention, among others. The increasing demand for food and beverages globally owing to the growing population is also a major factor for the agricultural adjuvants market. To meet the current demand for food, farmers are focusing on increasing the production and yield of the crops by using suitable pesticides which are driving the market.

Agricultural adjuvants manufacturing companies are majorly focusing on the development of sustainable and environmentally friendly products. For instance, in 2017, Solvay launched AgRHO S-Boost. This product works like a magnet for moisture and nutrients around the seed. AgRHO S-Boost is bio-based, eco-friendly, non-toxic, and biodegradable for both humans and plants while reducing water, fertilizer, and pesticide use.

Report Coverage

Report Scope Details
Market Size US$ 8.8 billion by 2030
Growth Rate CAGR of 5.1% From 2022 to 2030
Largest Market Asia Pacific
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2022 to 2030
Segments Covered Type, Application, Crop
Regional Scope North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa
Companies Mentioned Clariant AG; Solvay; Corteva Agriscience; The Dow Chemical Company; Huntsman International LLC; Evonik Industries AG; Ingevity; Nufarm Limited; Croda International PLC; BASF SE; Miller Chemical & Fertilizer, LLC.; Helena Chemical Company; WinField United; Wilbur-Ellis Company LLC; Stepan Company

By Type Analysis

The activator adjuvants segment led the market for agricultural adjuvants and accounted for 70% of the global revenue share in 2020. They are extensively used in agrochemicals owing to ready availability and low price compared to utility adjuvants.

The utility adjuvants segment is expected to expand at a CAGR of 3.5% over the forecast period owing to the increasing use of pesticides to limit various unwanted things in the cropland. Utility adjuvants are of various types depending on the application.

By Application Analysis

The herbicide segment led the market for agricultural adjuvants and accounted for 48.6% of the global revenue share in 2020. Herbicides are extensively used pesticides in the agricultural sector. 

The insecticide segment is expected to expand at a CAGR of 4.7% over the forecast period. This growth can be attributed to the increasing demand for various crops such as cereals, grains, fruits, vegetables, among others. They are found effective to prevent early germination pest attacks in various crops.

By Crop Analysis

The cereal and grains segment led the market for agricultural adjuvants and accounted for 38.9% of the global revenue share in 2020. Cereal and grains are the largest consuming class of crop mostly in the Asia Pacific.

The fruits and vegetable segment is expected to expand at a CAGR of 4.9% over the forecast period. This growth can be attributed to the growing demand for fresh and vegetables across the globe owing to the increasing health consciousness among consumers.

By Regional Analysis

Asia Pacific dominated the market for agricultural adjuvants and accounted for a 36.8% share of global revenue in 2020, on account of several factors, including increasing demand for improved varieties of crops, increasing population, and presence of countries with vast arable lands.

North America is anticipated to expand at a revenue-based CAGR of 2.7% over the forecast period. This growth can be attributed to the factors such as increasing focus on agricultural activities in the countries such as the U.S. and Canada. 

Key Players

  • Clariant AG

  • Solvay

  • Corteva Agriscience

  • The Dow Chemical Company

  • Huntsman International LLC.

  • Evonik Industries AG

  • Ingevity

  • Nufarm Limited

  • Croda International PLC

  • BASF SE

  • Miller Chemical & Fertilizer, LLC.

  • Helena Chemical Company

  • WinField United

  • Wilbur-Ellis Company LLC

  • Stepan Company

Market Segmentation

  • By Type 

    • Activator Adjuvants

      • Surfactants

      • Oil-based Adjuvants

    • Utility Adjuvants

      • Compatibility Agents

      • Drift Control Agents

      • Buffering Agents

      • Water Condition Agents

      • Others

  • By Application 

    • Herbicides

    • Insecticides

    • Fungicides

    • Others

  • By Crop

    • Cereal & Grains

    • Oilseeds & Pulses

    • Fruits & Vegetables

    • Others

  • Regional 

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

      • Mexico

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • France

      • U.K.

      • Italy

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • Japan

      • India

      • Australia

    • Central & South America

      • Brazil

      • Argentina

      • Colombia

    • Middle East & Africa

      • Saudi Arabia

      • UAE

      • South Africa

The agricultural adjuvants market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.

The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of agricultural adjuvants market for the base year 2021 and the forecast between 2022 and 2030. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.

This report focuses on the global agricultural adjuvants market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the agricultural adjuvants market development in United States, Europe and China.

It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted agricultural adjuvants market forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also studied the market based on key parameters, including Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth, to comprehend the certainty of the market and to find and present the lucrative opportunities in market.

In terms of production side, this report researches the agricultural adjuvants capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.

In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of agricultural adjuvants by regions (countries) and application.

Buyers of the report will have access to verified market figures, including global market size in terms of revenue and volume. As part of production analysis, the authors of the report have provided reliable estimations and calculations for global revenue and volume by Type segment of the global agricultural adjuvants market. These figures have been provided in terms of both revenue and volume for the period 2019 to 2030. Additionally, the report provides accurate figures for production by region in terms of revenue as well as volume for the same period. The report also includes production capacity statistics for the same period.

With regard to production bases and technologies, the research in this report covers the production time, base distribution, technical parameters, research and development trends, technology sources, and sources of raw materials of major agricultural adjuvants market companies.

Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of agricultural adjuvants market upstream, downstream customers, marketing channels, industry development trends and investment strategy recommendations. The more specific analysis also includes the main application areas of market and consumption, major regions and Consumption, major Chinese producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, equipment providers and their contact information, industry chain relationship analysis.

The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.

Overall, this is an in-depth research report specifically for the agricultural adjuvants industry. The research center uses an objective and fair way to conduct an in-depth analysis of the development trend of the industry, providing support and evidence for customer competition analysis, development planning, and investment decision-making. In the course of operation, the project has received support and assistance from technicians and marketing personnel in various links of the industry chain.

agricultural adjuvants market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to agricultural adjuvants market.

Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of agricultural adjuvants market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.

Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new agricultural adjuvants market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for agricultural adjuvants. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.

New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for agricultural adjuvants. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, end-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).

In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of agricultural adjuvants are as follows:

  • History Year: 2019-2020
  • Base Year: 2021
  • Forecast Year 2022  to 2030

Reasons to Purchase this Report:


- Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and policy aspects
- Regional and country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market.
- Market value USD Million and volume Units Million data for each segment and sub-segment
- Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the new projects and strategies adopted by players in the past five years
- Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players

Research Methodology:

In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report.

This research study involved the extensive usage of both primary and secondary data sources. The research process involved the study of various factors affecting the industry, including the government policy, market environment, competitive landscape, historical data, present trends in the market, technological innovation, upcoming technologies and the technical progress in related industry, and market risks, opportunities, market barriers and challenges. The following illustrative figure shows the market research methodology applied in this report.

The study objectives of this report are:

  • To analyze and study the global market capacity, production, value, consumption, status (2019-2021) and forecast (2022-2030);
  • Focuses on the key manufacturers, to study the capacity, production, value, market share and development plans in future.
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • To define, describe and forecast the market by type, application and region.
  • To analyze the global and key regions market potential and advantage, opportunity and challenge, restraints and risks.
  • To identify significant trends and factors driving or inhibiting the market growth.
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders by identifying the high growth segments.
  • To strategically analyze each submarket with respect to individual growth trend and their contribution to the market
  • To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market
  • To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.

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