Global Seed Market Forecasts to 2025 - Leading Players are Bayer, Syngenta, Corteva, UPL, Groupe Limagrain, Sakata Seed Corporation, DLF, Enza Zaden, and KWS SAAT

Tuesday, 29. October 2019 12:15

Dublin, Oct. 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Seed Market by Type (Genetically Modified & Conventional), Trait (Herbicide Tolerance, Insect Resistance), Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables), and Region (NA, EU, APAC, SA, RoW) - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to's offering.

  • This report segments the seed market based on type, crop type, trait, and region.
  • In terms of insights, this research report focuses on various levels of analyses - competitive landscape, end-use analysis, and company profiles - which together comprise and discuss the basic views on the emerging & high-growth segments of the seeds industry, the high-growth regions, countries, government initiatives, market disruption, drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges.

The global seed market size is estimated to be valued at USD 55.4 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 86 billion by 2025, recording a CAGR of 7.6%.

Factors such as the increasing application of cereals & grains in the feed, food, and biofuels industry alongside growing technological advancements such as the adoption of hybridization and genetically modified seeds are propelling the growth of the seeds industry.

The seeds market is a diversified and competitive one, with players of different tier levels. Key companies in the seeds market include Bayer AG (Germany), Syngenta AG (Switzerland), Corteva (US), UPL (India), Groupe Limagrain (France), Sakata Seed Corporation (Japan), DLF (Denmark), Enza Zaden (Netherlands), and KWS SAAT SE (Germany).

Cereals & grains is projected to be the largest segment during the forecast period

Cereals & grains is projected to hold the largest seed market share since it is consumed on a large scale as a staple food. It is also being used in the food processing and feed industries. Some of the large producers such as China, India, US, and Brazil are catering to the growing international demand for cereal crops such as rice and corn. An increase in the adoption of genetically modified seeds in corn is also one of the key factors for the growth of the cereals & grains segment.

The conventional segment to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period

By type, the seeds industry is segmented into conventional and genetically modified. With the increasing popularity of organic foods, the demand for conventional seeds is growing in the market. Many companies are looking at making effective use of hybrids which would be able to provide similar characteristic traits as genetically modified seeds.

North America is estimated to account for the largest market share in the seed market

In 2019, North America is estimated to account for the largest market. Countries such as the US and Canada are among the major seed producers in the world. The region is also a host to some leading players in the seeds business such as Monsanto (US), Corteva Agriscience (US), and Land O' Lakes (US).

Key Topics Covered

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights
4.1 Opportunities in the Seeds Market
4.2 Seeds Market, By Trait
4.3 North America: Seeds Market, By Key Crop Type & Country
4.4 Seeds Market, By Trait & Region
4.5 Key Geographical Markets

5 Market Overview
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Macroeconomic Indicators
5.2.1 Introduction Growth in the Usage of Commercial Seeds Increase in Pesticide Usage at the Global Level Growth in Market Demand for High-Value and Industrial Crops
5.3 Market Dynamics
5.3.1 Drivers Rise in the Seed Replacement Rate Growth in Usage of Oilseeds By Animal Feed Manufacturers Increase in Demand From the Biofuel Sector High Demand for Protein Meals
5.3.2 Restraints Uncertainty in Climatic Conditions Price Fluctuations in Oilseeds Low Yield of Crops in Under-Irrigated Areas
5.3.3 Opportunities Demand for Healthy and Organic Processed Products Public-Private Partnerships in Varietal Development Molecular Breeding in Seeds
5.3.4 Challenges Unorganized New Entrants With Low Profit to Cost Ratio Post-Harvest Management in Developing Countries Commercialization of Fake Hybrid Seeds and Counterfeit of Products

6 Regulations
6.1 Regulations
6.1.1 North America US Canada
6.1.2 European Union
6.1.3 Asia Pacific India China Bangladesh
6.1.4 Brazil
6.1.5 South Africa

7 Patent Analysis

8 Seeds Market, By Crop Type
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Oilseeds & Pulses
8.2.1 Soybean Favorable Trade and Price-Related Policy to Drive the Growth of Soybean
8.2.2 Rapeseed Rapeseed is Being Preferred as an Economically Cheaper Option to Soybean
8.2.3 Cotton Extensive Research is Being Conducted on Commercializing Biotech Cotton Plant for Use in Food
8.2.4 Other Oilseed Crops Higher Production of Sunflower Seeds Can Be Attributed to the Growing Demand From Food and Feed Industries
8.3 Cereals & Grains
8.3.1 Corn Companies are Focused on Making Use of Hybrid Varieties of Corn for Improving Feed Quality
8.3.2 Wheat Depleting Wheat Inventories Drive the Need for R&D Focused on the Development of Hybrid Varieties
8.3.3 Rice Genetically Modified Rice Varieties Gaining Popularity Among Consumers to Tackle Vitamin Deficiencies
8.3.4 Other Cereals & Grains Sorghum's Growth as an Industrial Crop Would Improve the Growth of Commercial Seeds
8.4 Fruits & Vegetables
8.4.1 Solanaceae Solanaceae Ingredients Have Been Gaining Importance in the Processed Food Industry for Their Nutritional Properties
8.4.2 Cucurbits Seedless Hybrid Variants of Cucumber to Be Used for Polyhouse Cultivation in Asian Countries
8.4.3 Brassicas Reduced Feed Cost Makes Brassicas an Economical Option for Feed Manufacturers
8.4.4 Leafy Vegetables Introduction of Smart Technologies has Allowed for the Improvement in Yield of Leafy Vegetables
8.4.5 Root & Bulb Vegetables With A Greater Emphasis on Healthy Snacking Habits, Carrots are Becoming Popular in Salads
8.4.6 Other Fruits & Vegetables The Growing Household Demand for Fresh Vegetables is Driving the Market
8.5 Others
8.5.1 Alfalfa Government Organizations Investing in R&D for Low-Lignin Alfalfa
8.5.2 Flower Seeds Poppy Seeds Being Used as Flavoring Ingredients in Food Products
8.5.3 Turf Grasses Demand for Hybrid Turf Grass to Meet the Requirements of Sports Tournaments
8.5.4 Other Crops Hydroponic Methods in Fodder Crops to Reduce Feed Costs

9 Seeds Market, By Type
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Conventional Seeds
9.2.1 Companies are Focusing Their R&D on Introducing Cost-Saving Hybrid Seeds
9.3 Genetically Modified Seeds
9.3.1 Genetically Modified Seeds Being Used to Combat Vitamin Deficiencies in Consumers

10 Seeds Market, By Trait
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Herbicide Tolerance
10.2.1 Industry Giants Focused on Introducing Soybean Seeds, Which Have Multiple Genes to Enhance Herbicide Tolerance
10.3 Insecticide Resistance
10.3.1 Use of Blended Seeds to Help Reduce Instances of Pest Resistance in Bt Crops
10.4 Other Traits
10.4.1 Molecular Stacking to Aid in Making the Breeding Process Easier

11 Seeds Market, By Region
11.1 Introduction
11.2 North America
11.2.1 US Presence of Major Seed Companies in the US Aiding the Growth of the Seeds Market
11.2.2 Canada Adoption of Cutting-Edge Technologies in Plant Breeding to Drive the Canadian Market
11.2.3 Mexico Import of Genetically Modified Corn to Meet the Growing Demand From the Livestock Sector
11.3 Europe Growth in Demand From the Livestock Sector for Oilseeds to Drive the Growth of the Market in Spain
11.3.2 Italy Italians Adopt 220,000 Hectares Toward Seed Production Annually
11.3.3 Germany Increase in the Land Area Being Brought Under the Cultivation of Crops is Driving the Growth of the Market
11.3.4 France The Presence of Major Seed Companies in France has Promoted the Growth of the Commercial Seeds Market
11.3.5 Russia High Domestic Demand for Vegetable Oil is Driving the Growth of Sunflower Seeds in the Country
11.3.6 UK Higher Demand From the Biodiesel Industry for Rapeseed Driving the Growth in the UK
11.3.7 Netherlands The Netherlands is Largely Focusing on the Production of Vegetable Seeds
11.3.8 Rest of Europe Increased Demand for Biofuel Production From Rapeseed has Been A Turning Point in the Commercial Sector of Countries in This Region
11.4 Asia Pacific
11.4.1 China China Among the Largest Producers of Rice in the World Catering to the Growing International Demand for Grains
11.4.2 Thailand Export of Corn Drives the Seeds Market in Thailand
11.4.3 India Organized Feed Market to Push the Growth of the Commercial Seeds Sector
11.4.4 Japan Growth From Bakery & Breakfast for Cereals Would Propel the Growth of the Japanese Market
11.4.5 Australia Growth in the Export Market for Canola to Drive the Growth of the GM Seeds Market
11.4.6 Rest of Asia Pacific Increased Budgetary Allocations Toward the Development of the Seed Sector in the Region
11.5 South America
11.5.1 Brazil High Demand for Soybean From European and Asian Countries
11.5.2 Argentina Argentinian Companies are Promoting the Adoption of Genetically Modified Crops
11.5.3 Rest of South America High Export of Fruits & Vegetables Alongside Other High-Value Crops Supports Market Growth
11.6 Rest of the World
11.6.1 South Africa Presence of Subsidies and Other Government Initiatives to Drive the Growth of the Market
11.6.2 Turkey Favorable Government Policies in the Turkish Economy Have Propelled the Growth of the Seeds Market
11.6.3 Egypt Growth in Demand for Us-Origin Seeds in Egypt
11.6.4 Others in ROW High Demand for Corn in Food and Feed Would Drive the Cereals & Grains Market

12 Competitive Landscape
12.1 Overview
12.2 Competitive Leadership Mapping
12.2.1 Dynamic Differentiators
12.2.2 Innovators
12.2.3 Visionary Leaders
12.2.4 Emerging Companies
12.3 Strength of Product Portfolio
12.4 Business Strategy Excellence
12.5 Competitive Leadership Mapping (Emerging Players)
12.5.1 Progressive Companies
12.5.2 Starting Blocks
12.5.3 Responsive Companies
12.5.4 Dynamic Companies
12.6 Strength of Product Portfolio
12.7 Business Strategy Excellence
12.8 Market Share of Key Players, 2017
12.9 Competitive Scenario
12.9.1 New Product Launches
12.9.2 Expansions & Investments
12.9.3 Acquisitions
12.9.4 Partnerships, Agreements, Collaborations, and Joint Ventures

13 Company Profiles
13.1 BASF
13.2 Bayer Cropscience AG
13.3 Syngenta AG
13.5 Land O' Lakes Inc.
13.6 Sakata Seed Corporation
13.7 Groupe Limagrain
13.8 Corteva
13.9 UPL
13.1 DLF
13.11 Longping Hitech
13.12 Rallis India Limited
13.13 Enza Zaden
13.14 Takii & Co. Ltd.
13.15 Barenbrug

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