BASF. Headquartered in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany, with a market cap of $60.98 billion. The company’s pesticide products are primarily aimed at commercial users, with 2017 sales of €16.33 billion.
Dow and DuPont. based in Midland, Michigan, and E. I. DuPont de Nemours and Company based in Wilmington, Delaware. Valued at approximately $120 billion. The cumulative pesticide revenue of DowDupont, in 2017, exceeded $14.34 billion.
Syngenta. Switzerland, with a market capitalization of $40.9 billion as of May 2017, was formed through the merger of Novartis Agribusiness and Zeneca Agrochemicals in 2000. The largest producer of pesticides in the world, with 2017 sales of $12.65 billion.
Bayer AG. Based in Leverkusen, Germany. The company’s market cap as of October 26, 2018, was $70.34 billion. Its CropScience division produces genetically modified seeds and pesticides for commercial and consumer uses, with pesticide sales of €9.57 billion in 2017.