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Market Research Reports: Post-Harvest Disease Control Products

Post-Harvest Disease Control Products for Fruit and Vegetables: U.S. Market Analysis and Opportunities
To Be Published 1st Quarter 2016
Base Year: 2015
Forecasts to 2020

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  • Description
  • Regional Coverage: United States


    A comprehensive analysis of the U.S. market for disease control products applied post-harvest to fruits and vegetables, focusing on the current market size and the business opportunities.

    This Report Will Address:

    • Variables affecting the development of post-harvest diseases such as rots, spots, cankers, pits, and molds
    • Cultural and non-chemical control practices for managing diseases, including temperature, film, and light
    • Chemical control
    • Biological control
    • Treatment methods
    • Developmental products/technologies
    • Unmet needs
  • Contents
  • Introduction

    Executive Summary

    Market Structure
    • Types, function, and importance of distribution channels from orchard to consumer
    • Fungicide distribution channels for post-harvest products
    • Number, types, and locations of post-harvest storage, packing, and transportation facilities
    Post-harvest Disease Overview
    • Characteristics, incidence by crop, and keys to control for major diseases
    • Key variables that affect the development of post-harvest disease
    • Managing disease using cultural practices and non-chemical control
      − Sanitation
      − Packaging
      − Handling
      − Storage
    • Biological control products
      − Mode of action
      − Active ingredients
      − Rates of applications
      − Suppliers
    • Chemical control products
      − Active ingredients
      − Mode of action
      − Rates of applications
      − Suppliers
    • Emerging products/technologies
    Crops to be Covered
    Based on our previous work in this market, these are the key crops for post-harvest disease control, but other major fruit and vegetable crops will be examined to determine the current situation)
    • Apples
    • Cherries
    • Grapefruit
    • Grapes
    • Lemons
    • Nectarines
    • Oranges
    • Peaches
    • Pears
    • Potatoes
    • Sweet potatoes
    • Others as needed
    For each crop covered, the following information will be provided:
    • Acres grown and volume produced by production area
    • Crop end-use (processor, fresh market, other)
    • Marketing chain
    • Post-harvest handling: temperatures, timing, storage, transportation, packaging
    • Disease background, common pathogens
    • Disease resistance status
    • Insects as vectors
    • Volume of crop treated
    • Where/when treated (in post-harvest cycle)
    • Types of products used
    • Sales and market share by products
    • Consumption by active ingredient
    • Sales by chemical supplier
    • Forecast/assumptions
    Outlook 2015-2020
    * Subject to charter subscriber input
  • Scope
  • This report will provide an accurate and independent appraisal of the current situation for postharvest disease control, the market size for chemical products, other current and future control options, and current unmet disease control needs.

    • Variables affecting the development of post-harvest diseases, such as rots, spots, cankers, pits, and molds
    • Cultural and non-chemical control practices for managing diseases, including temperature, film, and light
    • Detailed analysis of current chemical control sales by brand, active ingredient, and supplier
    • Developmental products and technologies
    • Five-year outlook for post-harvest disease control products
    • Current regulatory situation for post-harvest disease control products
    • Unmet needs
    Diseases can account for up to 30% losses during the handling and processing of fruits and vegetables. As a result treatments are necessary to protect the fruits and vegetables and provide a reasonable amount of shelf life. With a limited number of registered products to control these diseases, it is important to understand the current situation with the market, including the overall size of the market, the sales values of current products, new products in the pipeline, including biological.
  • Key Benefits
  • This report will serve an as excellent resource for manufacturers and marketers of post-harvest disease control products or companies looking to enter this market. Specifically, this report will assist subscribers by providing:

    • Provide a highly reliable and independent assessment of brand shares for products used in the post-harvest disease control for fruits and vegetables
    • Identify current market unmet needs
    • Look at chemical versus non-chemical control methods
    • Details on use patters by specific market segments
    • An assessment of emerging products and technologies
    • Current and future treatment trends
    • Design your product development, marketing, and sales strategies
  • Methodology
  • Kline’s approach places the principal emphasis on primary research techniques to ensure that the foundation of business intelligence and insight is accurate, current, and reliable. Building on our 50-plus years in the business and leveraging our worldwide network of offices, our teams of seasoned professionals draw upon pragmatic industrial and commercial experience to understand and interpret global impacts and local perspectives.

    Primary Research
    We Know Who to Talk to. We Know How to Listen.

    A high number of in-depth discussions are conducted by each analyst. Up to 60% of interviews are done with the true industry insiders!

    Kline’s analysts draw upon pragmatic experience to understand global impacts and local perspectives. Kline will also conduct structured interviews with end users to assure we compile a complete picture of the market. Our interviews engage experts across all pertinent fields and sectors including:

    • Government agencies
    • Marketers/manufacturers
    • Distributors
    • Government agencies
    • Retailers
    • Suppliers
    • Trade organizations
    • Growers and packers

    Secondary Research
    We Know Where to Look – Mining the Details.

    Analysis is further supplemented by secondary research, consisting of constant tracking of annual company reports, national statistics bureaux, trade/ industrial/professional associations and the like.

    Relevant developments are diligently followed and their impact closely monitored. Reports also draw upon non-confidential data from Kline’s internal database, consisting of over half a century’s syndicated research.

    Comprehensive Market Intelligence
    We Know How to Verify.

    Data are rigorously analyzed, cross-checked, distilled and validated. Kline’s proven methodology allows exceptionally effective, precise and reliable market intelligence procurement and assessment, giving subscribers a solid foundation on which to grow, refine and expand their business with confidence.

    Kline Credentials

    Kline is a leading global management consulting and market research firm offering the complete spectrum of services. The firm has served the management consulting and market research needs of organizations in the chemicals, materials, energy, life sciences, and consumer products industries for over 50 years.

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