With the recent earnings releases of Monsanto (NYSE:MON) and Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) both trumping estimates, the possibility of translating into a beat for Sociedad Quimica y Minera (NYSE:SQM) is rising. The importance of yield in the agriculture segment is growing rapidly as less and less arable land is available for use. With this trend expected to continue, SQM is a highly likely beneficiary, with its reliance on fertilizers and plant nutrition. Check out the following video, where Taylor Muckerman, a Motley Fool materials analyst, provides his opinion on this issue.

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