Phosphate solubilizing biofertilizers market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR of 13.9% from 2015 to 2022. These include bacillus, pseudomonas and aspergillums bacteria which provide phosphorous macronutrients to plants. Soluble bacteria in the product impart superior characteristics and are the key reason for high growth expectation over the forecast period.
Soil treatment accounted for over 30.0% of global market revenue in 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.0% from 2015 to 2022. Rising awareness towards deployment of eco-friendly products for increasing crop yield is expected to augment product demand.
North America biofertilizers market was the largest in terms of revenue accounting for over 32.0% in 2014 on account of numerous manufacturers in the region. Positive agriculture industry outlook in the U.S. and Canada along with increasing awareness regarding the application of eco-friendly products in farming is expected to have favorable impact for biofertilizers market.
Some of the key biofertilizer manufacturers include CBF China Bio-fertilizer AG, Novozymes A/S, Antibiotice S.A, AgriLife, and Symborg S.L. In January 2011, CBF China Bio-fertilizer built a new production line in the Shandong plant with an additional capacity of 10,000 tons. Novozymes’ new enzyme technology is known to produce high yields of corn oil and ethanol along with energy savings during production.