Global Metolachlor Market: Demand Analysis and Growth Forecast

Consistently increasing global population coupled with demand for food influence the growth of crop yields. According to Foodaidfoundation, approximately 795 million people in the world are undernourished, which translates into about one in nine people on earth. This void strokes the need to increment yield from available arable land as well as protect the crops. Herbicides plays a key role in weed control of food and feed crops such as corn, soybeans, and sorghum. Metolachlor is an odorless liquid herbicide of chloroacetanilide family and a derivative of aniline, which consists of four stereoisomers. It is a reliable way to deliver higher yields and maximize quality of plants and seeds, reflecting IndustryARC report’s projections of a profitable progression in the metolachlor market during the forecast period of 2018-2023.

Global Metolachlor Market: Drivers and Restraints

  • Multiple formulations of metolachlor are possible to meet diverse market needs
  • Majority of the unmet food demand resides in developing countries, thus the demand for metolachlor is increasing in weed management across these territories
  • Rapid growth in agriculture industry owing to the demand for fruits and vegetables from urban parts of the world is adding further impetus to the market
  • Prohibition to usage of the chemical in greenhouses and toxicological effects of metolachlor are somewhat restraining the market growth

 Global Metolachlor Market: Leading Segments

The metolachlor market can be segmented based on formation and application. Based on formation, the market can be segmented into concentrate emulsifiable formulation and granular formation. On the basis of application, the market can be bifurcated into herbicide, desiccant, defoliant, plant growth regulator, and others.

Global Metolachlor Market: Competitive Landscape

Shandong Binnong Technology Ltd, Syngenta AG, Bayer CropScience, FMC Corporation, and Shanghai TenglongAgrochem Co. Ltd. Are some of the notable companies operating in this market. Among these companies, Syngenta AG is one of leading agriculture-focused company, offering S-Metolachlor, a leading herbicide in various brands such as ACURON, DUAL GOLD, and LUMAX. These herbicides are majorly used to control weeds in corn and soyabean crops.


Metolachlor is an herbicide, which acts as a pesticide for some crops. It is majorly applicable in agricultural industry to produce higher yields with quality products. Rising demand for food is impacting the growth of metolachlor market.

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Competitor Analysis
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Opportunity Analysis
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