Agricultural Testing Market to Witness Unprecedented Growth in Coming Years

The agricultural testing market was valued at USD 4.30 Billion in 2016; this is projected to reach USD 6.29 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.64% during the forecast period.

The report "Agricultural Testing Market by Sample (Soil, Water, Seed, Compost, Manure, Biosolids, Plant Tissue), Application (Safety Testing (Toxins, Pathogens, Heavy Metals), Quality Assurance), Technology (Conventional, Rapid), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022", agricultural testing market is estimated to be valued at USD 4.56 Billion in 2017, and is projected to reach USD 6.29 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.64%. The market is driven by stringent safety and quality regulations for agricultural commodities, an increase in outbreaks of foodborne illnesses, and rapid industrialization leading to the disposal of untreated industrial waste into the environment.
 Agricultural Testing Market
 
 
Spectrometry chromatographic technologies contributed to the fastest growing rapid technology market in agriculture testing
 
The agricultural testing services market, by technology, has been segmented into conventional and rapid. The rapid technology segment is estimated to dominate the market in 2017, and is projected to grow at a higher CAGR by 2022. This can be attributed to low turnaround time, higher accuracy, sensitivity, and ability to test a wide range of bacteria in comparison to conventional technological methods.
 
The safety testing is projected to be the fastest growing market in application segment
 
The agricultural testing market, by application, has been segmented into safety testing and quality assurance. The global market, by application, was dominated by the quality assurance segment in 2016. The dominance of quality assurance in agricultural testing is attributable to the fact that it aids in proactively resolving major problems related to soil fertility, available water quality for irrigational facilities, and identifying required nutrients essential for a more robust growth and development of crops and other agricultural produce. The market for safety testing is projected to be the fastest-growing during the forecast period. Safety testing of agricultural samples is conducted to test samples for targets such as toxins, pathogens, heavy metals, pesticides, GMOs, and other organic contaminants.
 
 
Asia Pacific is projected to be the fastest-growing market during the forecast period
 
The Asia Pacific market is projected to grow at the highest CAGR from 2017 to 2022. Major growth drivers of the region include increased adoption of advanced biotechnological methods and organic farming resulting in the need for agricultural testing, and an increase in the number of exports from the region, necessitating agricultural testing for the produce.
 
This report includes a study of marketing and development strategies, along with the services product portfolios of leading companies. It includes the profiles of leading service companies such as SGS (Switzerland), Intertek (UK), Eurofins (Luxembourg), Bureau Veritas (France), ALS Limited (Australia), and TÜV NORD GROUP (Germany). It also includes profiles other players that also have significant share in this market such as Mérieux (US), AsureQuality (New Zealand), RJ Hill Laboratories (New Zealand), SCS Global (US), Agrifood Technology (Australia), and Apal Agricultural Laboratory (Australia).

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