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PUBLISHED: November 8, 2018   |  Available Formats  

Seeds Market – Size, Share and Forecasts (2018-2025)


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Report Summary

Seeds Market

  • Global Seeds Market was valued at USD xx million in 2017.
  • Research at DMI yielded diverse opinion with the market forecast valuation pegged at USD xx million by 2025.
  • The research also revealed that the Seeds Market size is expected to grow at a CAGR of xx% during the period (2018-2025).


Competitiveness of the global seeds market:

The degree of competition: High

  • Innovation is playing a significant role in the global seeds market as the product is homogenous.
  • It is the performance which determines the sale, which can be achieved by adopting new techniques in the production.
  • Additionally, the increase in population and a decrease in the cultivated land are raising the need for innovative seeds (like Biotech seeds, genetically engineered seeds, etc.)
  • Moreover, the exit barriers are high which prevent manufacturers from closing down. Instead, the companies look for strategies to increase market share and sustain.
  • Seeds industry falls under the 80-20 market category.
  • In the global seeds market, brand loyalty is the key to competitiveness.

The threat of New Entrants: Low

  • The high initial capital requirement of the industry is preventing new companies or firms from entering the market.
  • Similarly, high brand loyalty in the industry has become a threat to new entrants.
  • Though the economies of scale are high in the industry, lack of product differentiation and monopoly of certain existing players is holding back new entrants from exploring opportunities.


Market Segmentation – By region and product

  • Seeds Market is segmented based on the type of Conventional and Genetically Modified.
  • Further, the market is segmented based on the traits into Herbicide-Tolerant, Insecticide-Resistant, and other characteristics.
  • The market is also segmented based on treatment into treated and non-treated seeds.
  • Also, the market is also segmented based on crops into Oil crops & Pulses, Grains & Cereals, Fruits & Vegetables and other seeds.
  • The report segments geographies by region, which include North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and RoW.


Features of the report:

  • The report covers factors impacting the market, Porter 5 Forces, Market Share Analysis, Price trend analysis, Product Benchmarking, and company profiles.
  • The global seeds market share is divided among the following companies: Bayer CropScience AG, DLF-Trifolium, E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company, Groupe Limagrain, KWA SAAT SE, Land ‘O Lakes, Monsanto Company, Rallis Limited India, Sakata Seed Corporation, Syngenta AG, Takii and The Dow Chemical Company. This report profiles the companies as mentioned earlier.


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Table of Contents

Global Seed Market

1. Methodology and Scope

1.1 Research methodology

1.2 Scope of the Report


2. Industry Trends

2.1 Key Trends & Developments


3. Market Outlook

3.1 Industry Impact Factors (Drivers & Restraints)

3.2 Porter 5 Forces

3.3 Import & Export Analysis

3.4 Regulatory Analysis


4. Product-based Analysis

4.1 By Type

4.1.1 Conventional Seeds

4.1.2 Genetically Modified Seeds

4.2 By Traits

4.2.1 Herbicide-Tolerant

4.2.2 Insecticide-Resistant

4.2.3 Other traits

4.3 By Treatment

4.3.1 Treated

4.3.2 Non-Treatment


5. Application-based Analysis

5.1 Seed-Crops Overview (Share of the application/end-user)

5.2 Oil crops & Pulses

5.2.1 Cotton

5.2.2 Canola/Rapeseed

5.2.3 Soybean

5.2.4 Sunflower

5.2.5 Others

5.3 Grains & Cereals

5.3.1 Corn

5.3.2 Rice

5.3.3 Sorghum

5.3.4 Wheat

5.3.5 Others

5.4 Fruits & Vegetables

5.4.1 Tomatoes

5.4.2 Melons

5.4.3 Brassica

5.4.4 Pepper

5.4.5 Lettuce

5.4.6 Onion

5.4.7 Carrot

5.4.8 Others

5.5 Other Seeds

5.5.1 Alfalfa

5.5.2 Clovers and Other Forage

5.5.3 Flower Seed

5.5.4 Turf Grasses


6. Regional, Country-level Analysis

6.1 Seed- Geographic Overview (Share of the regions)

6.2 North America

6.2.1 The USA

6.2.2 Canada

6.2.3 Mexico

6.2.4 Others

6.3 South America

6.3.1 Brazil

6.3.2 Argentina

6.3.3 Others

6.4 Europe

6.4.1 Germany

6.4.2 The United Kingdom

6.4.3 France

6.4.4 Others

6.5 Asia-Pacific

6.5.1 China

6.5.2 India

6.5.3 Japan

6.5.4 Australia

6.5.5 Others

6.6 RoW


7. Competitive Trends

7.1 Market Share Analysis

7.2 Price Trend Analysis

7.3 Key Strategies adopted by Manufacturers

7.4 Product Benchmarking


8. Company Profiles

8.1 Bayer CropScience AG

8.2 DLF-Trifolium

8.3 E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company

8.4 Groupe Limagrain


8.6 Land ‘O Lakes

8.7 Monsanto Company

8.8 Rallis Limited India

8.9 Sakata Seed Corporation

8.10 Syngenta AG

8.11 Takii

8.12 The Dow Chemical Company


9. Appendix

9.1 Sources

9.2 Analysis Supporting Database

9.3 List of Tables

9.4 List of Figures

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