Nonwoven Crop Cover Market size is anticipated to witness substantial growth during forecasted time period pertaining to its applications in agriculture and packaging industries. This product is widely used in agricultural industry for yield & fruit protection and nurseries owing to temperature & crop quality controlling properties which may accelerate the market growth.
These products are thin sheet, light weighted and semi-transparent protection which is used as crop protectant. The cover is transparent polythene which is used to protect crops from excess heat, cold, and wind. These products are UV stabilized, highly resistant to stretch & tearing and has a width ranging from 150mm-1600mm.
These products also create a mini climate protecting the crops from cold up to 5 degree Celsius and protects the crop from frosting which makes them ideal crop cover for agriculture protection. It is also used for crop protection from sun rays with stable ventilation which provides better yield and crop quality along with protecting from birds, insects and harmful viruses.
Market growth can also be attributed to its wide usage in agricultural industry for protection of crops in order to gain high yield. The product protects the crops from intense heat, cold, hail storms and pests by directly placing on the ground or installed in mini loops for crop protection form pests and insects. Growing product demand can also be attributed to its properties of maintaining crops soil humidity and improving crop yield quality by protecting it from fungus and viruses. Growing demand for high quality agricultural yield has urged farmers to use these products which may fuel the nonwoven crop cover market demand in forecast timeframe.
Product usage as fruit bags owing to its high temperature and insect controlling properties is likely to foster industry growth. It is used to wrap the fruits for protection from birds and insects along with being used as fruit bag for protection from frosting temperature of 5 degree Celsius. Tender fruits cannot sustain extreme cold and heat due which is anticipated to drive nonwoven crop cover market growth due to their usage in form of fruit bags. In December 2019, the global fruit trade market was estimated to be over 60 million tons. Rising health concern and demand for high quality & nutritious fruits from has urged the farmers to produce high quality fruits by adopting the use of fruit bags which may drive the nonwoven crop cover market in forecast timeline.
These crop cover are widely used in nurseries for growing crops in restricted environmental conditions. The product is used to control weed and maintains the control of air, water and light of the plants including ornamental, vegetable or fruit plants in the nursery. These cover have high durability, strength and elasticity to protect the crops from hail storms. The product in winter acts as a protectant from climate, moisture content and water permeability for plants including vegetable, herbaceous and ornamental in nurseries. Rising nurseries and increased demand for plants for gardening may boost the nonwoven crop cover market growth.
North America led by the U.S and Canada may exhibit substantial growth in the forecasted time period pertaining to the increasing nurseries in the region. Increasing adoption of home gardens and household farming have enhanced the use of these cover which in turn may boost the product market growth. In 2016, the total number of nurseries in U.S was estimated to be over 13,000 according to a report of January 2020. Rising nurseries and growing demand for plants from consumers for household farming may induce regional nonwoven crop cover market share.
Asia Pacific led by China, India and Japan may witness significant growth owing to extensive agricultural practices which has increased the application of nonwoven crop cover in the region. Rising demand for high crop yield and changing climatic conditions has enabled farmers to use these covers for crop protection which may drive the nonwoven crop cover market trends in the region.
Global nonwoven crop cover industry share consist of several players including First Quality Non-wovens Inc., Mitsui Chemicals, Berry Global and Kimberly Clark Corp.
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