Objective

The objective of this report was to provide our client with insights into the market access strategies being pursued by its competitors for biological in the crop protection business. Our client wanted to know what the competitors are doing, how successful they have been and what their reputations are among user groups. It also sought advice on what it should be doing to compete successfully in the industry.

Method

CPL combined desk-based research and interviews to complete this report. To provide the client with a review of the technologies and species of biological pesticides and biostimulants, we used scientific literature and company reports. Company websites, government statistics, trade news and interviews with industry participants were used to profile the activities of companies producing biologicals and allow CPL to generate recommendations to the client. Contacts included manufacturers, distributors, research organisations, regulatory specialists and grower groups.

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Table of Contents

About This Report

  • About The Summary Report
  • About The Reference Report

Objective

Background

Scope

Principal Findings

  • Markets
  • Developing and Marketing Biofungicides
  • Players and Products
  • Contacts Views

Conclusions

Answers to Client’s Questions

Introduction

  • Biofungicides
    • Definition and Benefits
    • Uses
    • Types of Biofungicide
  • Biostimulants
    • Definition
    • Benefits
    • Uses
    • Types of Biostimulant

Markets

  • Market Value
    • Agricultural Biologicals and Biopesticides
    • Biofungicides
    • Biostimulants
    • Conventional Fungicides
    • Market Potential
  • Outlook
    • Biofungicides
    • Biostimulants

Developing and Marketing Biofungicides and Biostimulants

  • Key Success Factors
  • Company Structure and Strategy
    • Resourcing and R&D
  • Product Development
    • Product Formulation
  • Target Pathogens
    • Vegetable Crops
    • Viticulture
  • Regulations and Trials
    • Approval Process for Plant Protection Products
    • Approval Process for Biostimulants
  • Value Chain and Distribution
    • Selecting Distributors
    • User Education
    • Positioning Biologicals
    • Product Pricing
  • Portfolio Development

Players and Products

  • Summary
    • Company Performance
    • Reputation
    • Product Portfolio
  • 27 Biofungicide Companies
  • 39 Biostimulant Companies

Contacts

  • Contacts Summary
    • Interest in Biologicals
    • Target Markets
    • Distribution
    • Challenges
  • Contacts – 12 Manufacturers & Distributors
  • Contacts – 10 Research Organisations and Regulatory Specialists
  • Contacts – 11 Cooperatives, Grower Associations and Growers

Recent Industry News

  • 19 Company News Items
  • 6 Product and Technology News Items

Appendices

  • Appendix 1 Criteria for Approval of an Active Substance (From Annex Ii Of Ec Regulation (Ec) No 1107/2009).
  • Appendix 2 Data Requirements for Active Substances.
  • Appendix 3 Data Requirements for Plant Protection Products.
  • Appendix 4 Company Product Brochures and Trials Data

45 Tables

71 Figures

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