Inorganic lime sulphur
was first used in the year 1886, is a blend of calcium polysulfides manufactured through the reaction of sulphur and calcium hydroxide. It was first used in the United States as a wash tcontrol scale insects, and fumigated with hydrogen cyanide. Lime sulphur is primarily used as an insecticide and fungicide in horticulture industry and is primarily used in aqueous solution form on various plants especially roses and fruits such as raspberries and blackberries. Apart from these plants and trees, lime sulphur in dilute formulations is alsused in treatment of pets such as dogs and cats ttreat diseases such as ringworm and other skin related infections. The growth in horticulture coupled with demand from veterinary industry is anticipated tdrive the market for lime sulphur in the next six years. The demand for lime sulphur is expected tremain modest in developed regions such as North America and Europe owing tthe several restrictions imposed on the fungicides and pesticides in general. Whereas, developing nations across Asia Pacific region such as India and China are expected thave rising demand for lime sulphur in the next few years majorly due increased green house horticulture industry.
Geographically Asia-Pacific dominated global
lime sulphur market
, due thigher usage of lime sulphur intwide range of agricultural application in the region coupled with increasing demand tincrease yield in the region. Asia-Pacific was followed by North America and Europe as second and third largest markets for lime sulphur. Asia Pacific is projected thave fastest growth, owing tgrowing crop damages due tinsects and weed together with growing demand for increasing yield intagricultural hubs like China, and India in this region. Among all the applications veterinary application is expected thave the highest growth in the lime sulphur market.
This report identifies the global lime sulphur market size in for the year 2014-2016, and forecast of the same for year 2021. It alshighlights the market drivers, restraints, growth indicators, challenges, and other key aspects with respect tglobal lime sulphur market.
This report segments global lime sulphur market on the basis of application, crop and regional market as follows:
- Lime Sulphur Market, By Application: Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary Application, and others
- The report has focused study on lime sulphur market by basis of crops such as: Apple, Cherry, Grapes, Peach, Plum, Rose, Raspberry, Blackberry and others
- This report has been further segmented intmajor regions, which includes detailed analysis of each region such as: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and Rest of the World (RoW) covering all the major country level markets in each of the region
This report identifies all the major companies operating in the lime sulphur market. Some of the major companies’ profiles in detail are as follows:
- North Country Organics
- TessenderlKerley, Inc.
- Miller Chemical & Fertilizer Co.
- Graus Chemicals
- TessenderlKerley, Inc.