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Insect Growth Regulators Market

Insect Growth Regulators Market

Insect Growth Regulators Market Insights on Demand Assessment by Form, Product and Application

Insect Growth Regulators Market
  • Oct-2019
  • List of Tables : 108
  • List of Figures : 81
  • 170 Pages
  • Consumer Goods

Organic Insect Growth Regulators to Revive Market

Insect growth regulators are witnessing a high demand in agriculture and food storage owing to their efficacy in controlling growth of pests and insects. Research carried out for development of organic and sustainable insect growth regulators will fuel the growth of the market.

The market is bolstered by the ability of insect growth regulators to target a narrow spectrum of insects. Insect growth regulators can be used in conjunction with other pest control systems, which further intensifies its demand.

A rise in temperatures is leading to proliferation of insects and pests which in turn creates a highly conducive environment for growth of insect regulators market.Fact.MR forecasts that the global market for insect growth regulators is to expand at a CAGR of about 4% between 2019 and 2027.

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Low Maximum Residual Limits of Pesticides Making Commercial Food Products Manufacturers Move to Insect Growth Regulators

Organizations such as FDA and Food Safety - EU commission have set up the maximum residual limits of pesticides, for food products. Traditional pesticides such as DDT and Nitrofen have a MRL of 0.001 µg/Kg, while conventional insect growth regulators such as pyriproxyfen and methoprene have MRL of 1.0 and 0.02 µg/Kg.

The introduction of strict regulations have made the food products manufacturers make a shift from traditional pesticides to sustainable insect growth regulators. The market for commercial pest control insect growth regulators grew at a CAGR of 4.8% between 2013 and 2018. However, the CAGR will see an upward trajectory of 5.6% till 2027.

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Pet Care Concerns Spiraling Demand for Insect Growth Regulators

Efforts by organizations such as PETA and the World Pet Association have gained traction with an increasing number of pets such as dogs and cats being adopted. These numbers have risen by 2% and 1% in the last decade. Along with household pets, livestock and animal husbandry have also seen a prolific rise.

As animals are prone to insect infestation, demand for insect growth regulators which are specially prepared and safe for household pets and livestock has witnessed a significant momentum. On this premise, the market share for pet and livestock pest control is expected to increase by 40% through 2027.

Insect Growth Regulators Market Will Witness High Traction in North America

High spending capabilities of North Americans on pet care and health products has kept the market for insect growth regulators on a steady growth category. Advanced formulations carried out by companies’ increases the cost of insect growth regulators but stable economic condition offsets the price rise.

The presence of prominent companies in the region also provides a small decrease in price due to reduced costs of logistics. The market in North America for insect growth regulators will create an incremental opportunity of around US$ 65 Mn between 2019-2027

Another attractive region for the growth of insect growth regulators market is MEA. Despite a low market share, demand for insect growth regulators is expected to grow in this region during the forecast period.

This is fueled by a rise in epidemics. The APEJ region is expected to witness a stable demand for insect growth regulators during the forecast period (2019-2027).

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Companies Entering into Strategic Partnerships to Leverage Mutual Strengths

Major chemical companies are venturing into the insect growth regulators market with product offerings ranging from traditional chitin synthesis inhibitors to novel anti-juvenile hormone agents. Key players in the insect growth regulators market include Bayer Crop Science AG, Dow Chemicals Company, Syngenta AG, and Sumitomo Chemicals

Many small scale companies have started their operations in various regions such as China, India, and Brazil, etc. where they are manufacturing insect growth regulators with hundreds of different formulations, which have different selectivity for a range of insects and show varied results depending upon the species of insects the products are used on.

Market leaders are focusing on developing insect growth regulators for insects such as ants, cockroaches, and mosquitoes, making their share in the market higher than that of regional competitors.

  • Bayer, for example, in December 2018, received WHO pre-qualification for Fludora Fusion, an insect growth regulator to combat malaria-causing mosquitoes
  • Syngenta, in April 2019, announced that their new insect growth regulators having a novel mode of action to address malarial vectors, and are currently under the primary phase of research.
  • Companies have also divested from other businesses to concentrate on a narrower product portfolio, including insect growth regulators' business. Bayer divested from its animal health business with a sale to Elanco for US$ 7.6 Bn.
  • Dow Chemicals Company divested its acetone derivatives business to concentrate on other lucrative products of the company, including insect growth regulators.

Mounting competitive pricing pressure and low profit margins have brought about a new wave of consolidation in the market. Players are entering into strategic agreements aimed at leveraging each other’s strengths and promoting mutually beneficial growth.

One such recent example is that of Valent USA, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemicals, which signed distribution agreements with NuFarm, an insect growth regulators manufacturing and distribution company. The agreement signed in September 2018 makes NuFarm an exclusive distributor for a broad portfolio of Valent’s products including insect growth regulators.


Metrics mentioned above are also tracked based on insect growth regulators consumption across several regions where insect growth regulators witness a growing demand.

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Japan
  • APEJ
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Bait
  • Liquid
  • Aerosol
  • Chitin Synthesis Inhibitors
  • Juvenile Hormone Analogs & Mimics
  • Anti-juvenile Hormone Agents
  • Agriculture & Gardens
  • Livestock Pest Control
  • Commercial Pest Control
  • Others

The global insect growth regulators market is envisaging a profound growth of ~ 42% from current market value in the forecast period of 2019 to 2027, according to the Fact.MR study. The study imparts an impact analysis on different factors expected to affect the growth of the global insect growth regulators market. This newly published and insightful report puts focus on prominent companies associated in the global insect growth regulators market.

The global insect growth regulators market report is an intricate market intelligence on key growth determinants, challenges, market trends and opportunities, which will eventually influence the rising graph for the global insect growth regulators market.

The report initially imparts an overview of the global insect growth regulators market, considering current and future healthcare sector related prospects, to unveil attractive verticals appertaining to the adoption of insect growth regulators across key regional markets.

An intensive assessment on key insect growth regulators manufacturers profiled in the report enables the reader to gain thorough insights that have been derived from the global insect growth regulators business performance across the regional markets analyzed in the report.

A list of key companies operating in the global insect growth regulators market provided in the report adds to the credibility of this comprehensive research study.

Global Insect Growth Regulators Market: Report Summary and Scope

The study cites a detailed intelligence on factors influencing the demand, sales and revenue generation within the global insect growth regulators market. The opportunity analysis included in the report is helpful for the reader to find growth opportunities in the global insect growth Regulators market.

A refined cost structure analysis provides the report with an innate completeness, and study offered on the cost structure involves all the regional markets incorporated.

The chapters provide information on the insect growth regulators market valuation, market growth, push & pull factors, top segments in terms of valuation, and key regional markets to focus on. The executive summary captures the essential aspects of the insect growth regulators market in a nutshell and serves as a valuable first-level reference point for readers.

The study also exerts details on aspects impacting strategies of manufacturers within the global insect growth regulators market. Segmentation of the global insect growth regulators market has been provided in the form of a table in the report.

Global Insect Growth Regulators Market: Analysis on Market Size Evaluation

Current and future prospects for the global insect growth regulators market, containing current, as well as, future projected values forecast, price index and analysis on region-wise trends have been included in the report. Analysis offered on the factors mentioned above is comprehensive, and dedicated weighted chapters have been delivered on the same.

Market valuation at global and regional scale for the global insect growth regulators market is offered in terms of “US$ Mn.” A Y-o-Y growth comparison on the key insect growth regulators market segments, along with the market attractiveness assessment which quantifies insights delivered in the report.

Global Insect Growth Regulators Market: Scrutinized Assessment on Regional Segments

A few key chapters of the report bring forth the regional insights on insect growth regulators across the top geographies in the world. These chapters include an assessment of various regional factors driving the adoption of insect growth regulators in various countries.

Regional market share of insect growth regulators along with year on year growth projections and capacity analysis is also highlighted in these chapters. Each regional chapter tracks the performance of the insect growth regulators market in the respective region with a focus on the growth of each market segment across the top countries of the region.

Global Insect Growth Regulators Market: In-depth Analysis on Competitive Landscape

The report concludes with a weighted chapter on the competition landscape on the global insect growth regulators market, which profiles key companies contributing to the market.

Key and up-to-date developments related to the market players, who predominantly engage in the production of insect growth regulators, have been delivered. Market share comparison and analysis of these market players offered in the report, enable the reader to devise strategies for their businesses.

Company profiles have been incorporated in the report, which exerts detailed study on the development of the global insect growth regulators market, along with a comprehensive SWOT analysis on each player identified together with the company strategies identification and analysis.

The intensity mapping of the market players operating in the global insect growth regulators market provides readers with actionable intelligence, which helps in understanding the current market status and prospects determining competition levels in the global insect growth regulators market.

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