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Global Soil Treatment Market, By Types (Organic Amendments, Pest & Weed Control, PH Adjusters) & Geography - Trends & Forecasts To 2017

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

1 INTRODUCTION 20

1.1 KEY TAKE-AWAYS 20

1.2 REPORT DESCRIPTION 20

1.3 MARKETS COVERED 21

1.4 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 22

1.4.1 MARKET SIZE 22

1.4.2 SECONDARY SOURCES 22

1.4.3 KEY DATA POINTS TAKEN FROM PRIMARY SOURCES 23

1.4.4 KEY DATA POINTS TAKEN FROM SECONDARY SOURCES 23

1.4.5 ASSUMPTIONS MADE FOR THIS REPORT 24

1.4.6 STAKEHOLDERS 24

1.5 KEY QUESTIONS ANSWERED 25

2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 26

3 MARKET OVERVIEW 29

3.1 INTRODUCTION 30

3.2 WINNING IMPERATIVES 31

3.2.1 WIDE APPLICATION OF SINGLE FUMIGATION PRODUCT 31

3.2.2 JOINT VENTURES & PARTNERSHIPS 33

3.3 BURNING ISSUE 33

3.3.1 BATTLE OF 'PATENTED' VS 'GENERIC' PRODUCTS 33

3.4 DRIVERS 36

3.4.1 SOIL PROTECTION – KEY TO FOOD SECURITY FOR EVER GROWING GLOBAL POPULATION 36

3.4.2 CHANGE IN FARMING PRACTICES & TECHNOLOGY 37

3.4.3 ORGANIC FOOD INDUSTRY TRIGGERING DEMAND FOR ORGANIC AMENDMENTS 37

3.4.4 SHRINKING ARABLE LAND 38

3.5 RESTRAINTS 40

3.5.1 BIOTECH SEEDS - THREAT TO HERBICIDE SOIL TREATMENT 40

3.5.2 MINIMAL OR NO COMMUNICATION WITH REGULATORS, FARMERS, & CUSTOMERS 40

3.6 PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 41

3.6.1 DEGREE OF COMPETITION 42

3.6.2 SUPPLIERS POWER 42

3.6.3 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 42

3.6.4 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 43

3.6.5 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 43

3.7 PATENT ANALYSIS 44

4 SOIL REMEDIATION 46

4.1 PHYSICOCHEMICAL TREATMENT 47

4.1.1 SOIL VAPOR EXTRACTION (SVE) 47

4.1.2 SOLIDIFICATION & STABILIZATION 48

4.1.3 CHEMICAL OXIDATION 48

4.1.4 ELECTRO KINETIC SEPARATION 49

4.1.5 FRACTURING 50

4.1.6 SOIL FLUSHING 50

4.2 BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT 51

4.2.1 BIOVENTING 51

4.2.2 ENHANCED BIOREMEDIATION 51

4.2.2.1 Aerobic enhanced bioremediation 51

4.2.2.2 Anaerobic enhanced bioremediation 52

4.2.2.3 White rot fungus 52

4.2.3 PHYTOREMEDIATION 53

4.2.3.1 Enhanced Rhizosphere Biodegradation 53

4.2.3.2 Phyto-accumulation 54

4.2.3.3 Phyto-degradation 54

4.2.3.4 Phyto-stabilization 54

4.3 THERMAL TREATMENT 55

4.3.1 ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE HEATING 55

4.3.2 RADIO FREQUENCY/ELECTROMAGNETIC HEATING 55

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