Companies and Markets
Call us on +44 (0) 203 086 8600
Market Research A to Z | Company Profiles A to Z | RegisterRegister | Contact UsContact Us | Shopping Basket Shopping Basket
+44 (0) 203 086 8600 Call us on

Global biopesticides market sees increased investment due to eco-friendly perception

Industry Sector



20 November 2012


Alex De Angelis

Type of News


The global biopesticides market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 6.2% between 2012 and 2017. This growth will see the market reach an estimated value of $67.5 billion by 2017, after reaching $49.9 billion in 2012. The synthetic pesticides sector is expected to generate the highest return for companies working in the biopesticides industry in the coming years, with an expected value of $63.7 billion by 2017.

The definition of a biopesticides, is a pesticide derived from natural materials such as plants, animals and some minerals. Also in this category are microorganisms, such as bacteria, virus or fungus, which can be used to control and eliminate pests via agricultural practices.

A number of leading crop protection companies are looking into developing and manufacturing biopesticides in order to capitalise of the rising demand from the chemicals. Leading players in the global biopesticides market include Bayer, AgraQuest Inc, BioWorks, Plant Health Care, Becker Underwood, Novozymes and Valent BioSciences Corporation.

The increasing production and development of biopesticides can be seen as a trend towards more eco-friendly chemicals. Pollution and health hazards from conventional pesticides are driving the use of biopesticides, as is the demand for organically grown food.

With increased popularity comes increased research, and in the last few years the biopesticides sector has been researched extensively in order to increase the effectiveness of the chemicals. One of the main objectives for development is to increase the commercial feasibility of the production and usage of biopesticides.

For more information on the global biopesticides market, see the latest research: Global Biopesticides Market

Visitor Comments

All posts are pre-moderated and must obey the house rules.

Change Currency


Change Currency


Use our research skills: Get free support

Free Research Support: Let us do the work for you and find information from public and private sources of information. Contact us now and we can save you time and money.......Free Research Support

Can't find the exact research required: We can provide you with cost-effective research on any industry or topic

Use our skills and global network of researchers and consultants to help find and source the business information you need.

Contact us now on 00 44 (0) 203 0868600 or "enquiries @" to discuss you requirements and we can provide you with a research solution at suprisingly efficient rates and timelines.

Sometimes we can even find the information you require for free.

Find all the research at the best prices. Great promotions being offered during October!

We are offering our clients substantial savings on the best research available during October. Please contact us either via email or by calling our team to discuss your specific research needs on Tel: 00 44 (0) 203 0868600.


Contrast settings

Text size settings