Seed Testing Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Market Forecast - 2029

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> Global Seed Testing Market Expected to reach a high CAGR of 6.09% by 2029: DataM Intelligence

Global Seed Testing Market is segmented By Testing Type (Germination Test, Emergence Count, Vigor Test, Moisture Test, Seed Count, Purity Test, Others), By Service Type (Off-site, On-Site), By End User (Seed Manufacturers, Government Organizations, Research Organizations, Others), and By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) – Share, Size, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2022-2029

Market Overview

The "Global Seed Testing Market" is expected to grow at a high CAGR of 6.09% during the forecasting period (2022-2029).

Seed Testing Market Scope



Market CAGR


Segments Covered

By Testing Type, By Service Type, By End User,and By Region

Report Insights Covered

Competitive Landscape Analysis, Company Profile Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Demand, Recent Developments, Mergers and acquisitions, New Product Launches, Growth Strategies, Revenue Analysis, and Other key insights.

Fastest Growing Region

Asia Pacific

Largest Market Share 

North America

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Seed testing determines the physical and biological parameters of the seed including purity, moisture, germination, etc. thereby enabling producers to provide high-quality seeds. These seed testing are performed to determine whether the seed storage techniques are functioning.

Market Dynamics

Increasing government norms and regulations to provide necessary certifications before the launch of seeds is the primary factor driving the global seed testing market

The respective government regulations need to be met by the seed producer before its sale to the farmers. The tests include germination, genetic purity, and physical purity. The high capital investment nature of the testing equipment, led companies to partner with seed testing providers to validate the seed parameters. Few testings are carried out on the site and others are carried out in the vendor's facility. Huge market competition among the seed manufacturers to provide high-quality and efficient seeds is contributing to the growth of the seed testing market globally during the forecast period.

However, the high cost of these services and increasing investments by the seed producers in the in-house testing facility are major factors hindering the growth of Seed Testing production and sales globally during the forecast period.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the global economy and halted the key processes of almost all companies. Therefore, even the global seed testing market suffered due to it. The disturbances in supply chain management and transportation of goods and services hurt the growth of the market. Many testing units were disrupted due to the government-enforced lockdowns and curfews across the world which led to losses and wastage of many seed testing machines. The pandemic also significantly changed consumer demand and behavior. Consumers refrained from purchasing non-essential products amid the pandemic. The uncertain and unexpected situation caused by the pandemic significantly impacted the market hence, slowing its growth. However, the post-pandemic scene has improved and the seed testing market has recovered. The market is set to grow at a high rate.

Market Segmentation

The global seed testing market is segmented based on product into germination test, emergence count, vigor test, moisture test, seed count, purity test, and others

Germination is defined as emergence and development from the seed embryo, of these essential structures, of these seed indicates its ability to produce a normal plant under favorable conditions. The major objective of the seed germination test is to identify the maximum germination potential of a seed lot. If a seed has a 90% germination rate, it means 90 out of 100 seeds are likely to germinate under good growing conditions. Government institution across the globe has set regulations in the germination potential that are to be met and certified before its market launch. Continuous research activities by seed manufacturers across the globe to meet the intense competition is expected to boost the market for germination test globally during the forecasted period.  

Geographical Presentation

By region, the global seed testing market is segmented into North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle-East and Africa

North America is dominating the global seed testing market owing to the high presence of stringent government regulations towards seed development & marketing. Increasing investments by the seed manufacturers across the United States, to caterer to the global and domestic demand for high yield seeds, are contributing to the growth in sales of the seed testing market in the United States during the forecasted period.

Asia Pacific region is expected to grow at the highest CAGR over the forecast period. Large agriculture areas, growing adoption of profitable agricultural seeds, and increasing government initiatives are expected to boost the seed testing services market in this region over the forecasted period.

Competitive Analysis

The global seed testing market is moderately consolidated, with few global market players occupying a significant share, and the rest is fragmented with a huge presence of regional companies. The market players are focusing on providing customer-specific services and the majority of seed manufacturers are inclined to these personalized services.

Some of the key players in the global seed testing market include AMM Seed Testing, Inc., SGS SA, 20/20 Seed Labs Inc., Eurofins USA, PGRO, SoDak Labs, Inc., California Seed, and Plant Lab, Inc., Ransom Seed Laboratory, Inc. and Intertek Group.

The major players are using product launches, market expansion, and product diversification strategies for holding their position in the market. The companies are entering into collaborations, mergers, strategic partnerships, and acquisitions to increase the demand for seed testing and their expansion across the globe. In February 2018, 20/20 Seed Labs Inc. opened its drop-off location of seed samples for testing at Agro Plus Inc. at Lethbridge to improve its service presence across the country. On July 10, 2018, Eurofins Agroscience Services, announced the acquisition of a seed testing facility based in the main maize area production in France.


Overview: SGS SA is a Swiss multinational company that provides inspection, verification, testing, and certification services.

Product Portfolio: The company’s products and services include inspection, verification, and testing of the quality of traded goods.

Key Developments: In January 2021, SGS announced the acquisition of the Lab Facilities of International Service Laboratory (ISL) from Novartis Ireland Limited and the acquisition of Analytical & Development Services, UK.

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**The global seed testing report will provide access to approximately 61 market data tables, 55 figures, and 180 pages.

Target Audience

  • Investors/Investment Bankers
  • Seed testing Agencies
  • Seed Manufacturers
  • Research Organizations

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Projected CAGR value of the Seed Testing Market?

Seed Testing Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.9% during the forecasting period 2022-2029.

Which region controlled the global market during 2022-2029?

North America region Controls the  Seed Testing Market during 2022-2029.

Which is the fastest growing region in the Seed Testing Market?

Among all regions, Asia Pacific is the fastest growing market share during the forecast period.

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