Indian Biopesticides Market size was valued at USD 82.2 Million in 2024 and is expected to reach USD 204.1 Million by 2033, at a CAGR of 9.23% during the forecast period 2024 – 2033.

Indian Bio Pesticides Market: Overview

Bio pesticides, derived from natural materials like bacteria, animals, plants, and minerals, offer a safer and eco-friendlier alternative to traditional synthetic chemical pesticides. The market is primarily driven by Government Initiatives and Policies Supporting Organic Agriculture.

Programs such as the National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture and the Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana promote organic farming methods, reducing reliance on synthetic pesticides and encouraging the adoption of bio pesticides. Growing environmental concerns and consumer demand for safe food products have also contributed to market growth, with consumers seeking pesticide residue-free produce.

Additionally, stringent regulations by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India regarding pesticide residues further incentivize the use of bio pesticides.

Despite these drivers, the market faces certain restraints. Limited awareness and technical knowledge among farmers hinder widespread adoption. Many farmers are still entrenched in traditional farming practices heavily reliant on chemical pesticides.

Moreover, logistical challenges in the supply chain and distribution networks, particularly in rural areas, limit access to bio pesticides. Inadequate infrastructure and storage facilities, coupled with the shorter shelf life of bio pesticides compared to synthetic pesticides, pose challenges to efficient supply chain management and product quality assurance.

However, there are significant opportunities for growth in the market. Increased investments in research and development for bio pesticides can lead to the development of more effective and sustainable pest management products tailored to India’s diverse agro-climatic conditions.

Collaborations between government agencies, research institutions, and private companies aim to drive innovation in bio-based solutions. Moreover, expanding distribution networks and enhancing extension services can facilitate the penetration of bio pesticides into remote rural areas.

Partnering with agricultural cooperatives, farmer producer organizations, and agri-input retailers, along with investing in farmer education and extension services, can accelerate adoption rates.

The Indian Bio Pesticides Market is segmented based on form, crop type, and source. Bio insecticides held the highest market share in 2023, driven by the significant threat posed by insect pests to crops globally. Bio fungicides are the fastest-growing sub segment, driven by increased awareness about environmental sustainability and regulatory restrictions on chemical pesticides.

Among crop types, vegetables held the highest market share in 2023, as they are highly susceptible to various pests and diseases. Fruits and cash crops are the fastest-growing sub segments due to increasing consumer demand and the economic importance of cash crops.

Microbial bio pesticides held the highest market share in 2023, offering more targeted pest control, while biochemical bio pesticides are the fastest-growing sub segment due to their versatile applications and lower environmental impact.

Regionally, the Indian Bio Pesticides Market exhibits unique insights reflective of diverse agro climatic conditions and agricultural practices. In Northern India, intensive farming dominates, with bio pesticides gaining traction amidst concerns over soil health and water pollution.

In Western India, horticultural crops drive adoption, particularly in Maharashtra and Gujarat. Southern India showcases a blend of traditional and modern agricultural practices, with bio pesticides finding favor among organic farmers and those cultivating export-oriented crops.

In Eastern India, rice cultivation dominates, with bio pesticides addressing pest resistance and environmental concerns. Overall, the market reflects a growing awareness of sustainable agriculture practices driven by environmental consciousness, regulatory support, and market demand for residue-free produce.

Recent developments in the market include acquisitions, partnerships, and product launches aimed at strengthening portfolios and expanding market reach. For instance, UPL Group acquired Biofungicide OptiCHOS, while UPL Limited announced a strategic partnership with AgBiTech to develop innovative bio pesticide solutions.

Coromandel International Limited launched “ECO Neem Plus,” and Sustainable Technologies launched “BioAct,” both contributing to the diversification of bio pesticide options available in the market. Additionally, Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd entered into a partnership with Arysta Lifescience to market and distribute Arysta’s biopesticide portfolio in India, leveraging distribution networks and expertise to accelerate adoption rates.

Report Scope

Feature of the ReportDetails
Market Size in 2024USD 82.2 Million
Projected Market Size in 2033USD 204.1 Million
Market Size in 2023USD 75.6 Million
CAGR Growth Rate9.23% CAGR
Base Year2023
Forecast Period2024-2033
Key SegmentBy Form, Crop Type, Source and Region
Report CoverageRevenue Estimation and Forecast, Company Profile, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors and Recent Trends
Country ScopeIndia
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CMI has comprehensively analyzed India Biopesticides market. The driving forces, restraints, challenges, opportunities, and key trends have been explained in depth to depict an depth scenario of the market. Segment wise market size and market share during the forecast period are duly addressed to portray the probable picture of the India Biopesticides industry.

The competitive landscape includes key innovators, after market service providers, market giants as well as niche players ate studied and analyzed extensively concerning their strengths, weaknesses as well as value addition prospects. In addition, the Report covers key players profiling, market shares, mergers and acquisitions, consequent market fragmentation, new trends and dynamics in partnerships, and emerging business models.

India Biopesticides Market 2024–2033 (By Million)

List of the prominent players in the Indian Biopesticides Market:

  • Andermatt Group AG
  • Central Biotech Private Limited
  • Coromandel International Ltd
  • GrowTech Agri Science Private Limited
  • Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd
  • IPL Biologicals Limited
  • Jaipur Bio Fertilizers
  • Samriddhi Crops India Pvt. Ltd
  • Stanes and Company Limited
  • Volkschem Crop Science Private Limited
  • Others

These key players are adopting various organic and inorganic growth strategies such as mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, expansion, strategic alliances, new product launches, etc. to enhance their business operations and revenues.

The Indian Biopesticides Market is segmented as follows:

By Form

  • Biofungicides
  • Bioherbicides
  • Bioinsecticides
  • Bionematicides
  • Other Biopesticides

By Crop Type

  • Cereals and Grains
  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Cash Crops
  • Plantations
  • Others

By Source

  • Microbial Biopesticides
  • Biochemical Biopesticides
  • Beneficial Insects

By Mode of Application

  • Seed Treatment
  • Soil Treatment
  • Foliar Spray
  • Other Modes of Applications

By Formulation

  • Liquid
  • Dry