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Research and Markets: Global Controlled-Release Fertilizers Market 2016-2020 – Market Size, Demand Forecasts, Industry Trends and Updates for the $3.23 Billion Industry

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Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Global Controlled-Release fertilizers market – By Type, Crop Type, Regions – Market Size, Demand Forecasts, Industry Trends and Updates (2014- 2020)” report to their offering.

The controlled-release fertilizers market was valued at USD 2,189.8 Million in 2014 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6.7% for the period reaching a value of USD 3231.40 Million by 2020. In terms of volume, the coated & encapsulated fertilizers segment is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR of 6.6% for the forecasted period.

Controlled-release fertilizers are granulated fertilizers, usually packed in polymers or resins, and release nutrients over a specific period of time. They are even known as time-release fertilizers. These fertilizers follow the principle of covering a conventional soluble fertilizer with a protective layer of a water-insoluble, semi permeable material. Penetration of water can be controlled by such a coating, and hence the rate of dissolution of nutrition release is synchronized with the plant’s need.

North American region was the largest market for controlled-release fertilizers, in 2014. However, the Asia-Pacific region market is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR of 7.7% from the period.

The market is driven by factors such as high efficiency in crop production, reduced application cost, environment-friendly properties; ease of application and others. Growth in population and the increasing demand for food products and shortage of arable land in countries in Asia-Pacific region has resulted in increase of the controlled-release fertilizers market in the region.

The key players of Controlled-Release Fertilizers Market are undertaking critical decisions of acquisitions, expansions, new product developments and investments to maintain their position in the market.

Scope of the Report

  • By Crop Type
  • – Cereals & Oilseeds
  • – Turf & Ornamentals
  • – Fruits & Vegetables
  • – Others
  • By Type
  • – Condensation Products of Urea
  • – Urea-Formaldehyde
  • – Urea-Isobutyraldehyde
  • – Urea-Acetaldehyde
  • – Condensation Products of Urea
  • – Sulfur Coatings
  • – Polymer Coatings
  • – Sulfur-Polymer Coatings
  • – N-Stabilizers
  • – Nitrification Inhibitors
  • – Urease Inhibitors
  • – Other Controlled-Release Fertilizers

Key Topics Covered:

1. Research Methodology

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Overview

4. Market Dynamics

5. Global controlled-release fertilizers market Segmentation, Forecasts and Trends – by Revenue

6. Company Profiles

7. Industry Structure

8. Global controlled-release fertilizers market – Road Ahead

Companies Mentioned

– Aglukon Spezialduenger GmbH & Co. Kg

– Agrium Inc.

– Compo GmbH Co. Kg

– Haifa Chemicals Limited

– Israel Chemicals Limited

– Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group Co. Ltd

– Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A.

– Tessenderlo Group

– The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company

– Yara International ASA

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