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Biodegradable mulch films are used in agriculture industry to maintain soil temperature, prevent loss of moisture, improve crop yield, and limit growth of weeds. Biodegrable mulch film offers environment friendly alternative to the conventional polyethylene mulch films. In contrast to polyethylene mulch films, which are removed after the use, biodegradable mulch films are tilled into the soil where they degrade with time. Rising concerns regarding the residues left behind by the conventional films is expected to increase the demand for the biodegradable mulch films.
The market for biodegradable mulch film is driven due to the rising demand from agriculture industry. Biodegradable mulch film offers several benefits including, maintaining soil temperature, sustaining nutritions in soil, speed up germination process, cost efficient, reduce water consumption, and reduce the use of pestcides and herbicides. The above mentioned properties will drive the demand for biodegradable mulch films.
Key Market Driver -
Rising demand for biodegradable films from agriculture industry to drive the market.
Key Market Restraint -
Improper use of plasticizers in the production would restrict the market growth.
Improper use of plasticizers in the production of biodegradable mulch films is expected to act as a market restraint. Biodegradable mulch film can be produced from plant starch, but to enhance the mechanical properties of the film, starch is blended with plasticizers or polymers. Addition of plasticizers in the biodegradable mulch films can make it harmful. Additionally, high cost of biodegradable films, and lack of awareness amongst the farmers are other possible factors expected to hinder the growth of biodegradable mulch film market.
Based on plastic type, the biodegradable mulch film market is segmented into thermoplastic starch, aliphatic-aromatic copolyester, and controlled degradation masterbatches. On the basis of composition, the market is segmented into starch, starch blended with polylactic acid, starch blended with polyhydroxyalkanoate, and others. Based on crop, the market is segmented into fruits & vegetables, grains & oilseeds, and plants & flowers. From a geographical standpoint, the market is categorized into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.
Some of the key players in the biodegradable mulch film market includes, BASF SE, Kingfa SCI. & TECH. CO. LTD., BioBag International AS, RKW Group, AEP Industries Inc, Al-Pack Enterprises Ltd., Novamont S.p.A., Iris Polymers, Organix Solutions, Petralene Pvt Ltd., and other key players.
The biodegradable mulch film market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. North America will witness rise in demand for biodegradable mulch films owing the increasing adoption of modern cultivation techniques in this region. The market for biodegradable mulch film in Europe will grow due to increasing incorporation of environment-friendly products for agriculture applications by the countries of this region.
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The exponential rise in population, and shrinking of agricultural land due to industrial and urbanisation activities in Asia Pacific, has led the farmers to use the films to minimize the impact on the environment and enhance the crop yield, thereby growing the biodegradable mulch film market. In Latin America and the Middle East & Africa, continuous technological developments combined with implementation of modern horticulture techniques will increase the demand for biodegradable mulch film in these regions. In addition, need for alternative to plastic films will further grow the market.
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