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Seeds Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024

Seeds are embryonic plants covered in a protective coating which function as the unit of reproduction for the parent plant. They provide food for a number of animal species, and form a basic part of the agricultural process. Over the past several decades, the significance of seeds in the agriculture industry has increased rapidly on account of advancements in technology and the subsequent introduction of enhanced seed varieties. According to IMARC Group’s latest report, titled, “Seed Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024”, the global seeds market reached a value of US$ 66.9 Billion in 2018, exhibiting a CAGR of 7% during 2011 - 2018.

Seeds Market Report

One of the major trends which has influenced the seeds market is the significant shift in farming practices worldwide. Nowadays, an increasing number of farmers buy commercially produced enhanced seed varieties as opposed to using seeds from the last harvest. This has been a result of the various advantages offered by enhanced varieties of seeds such as high yield, improved nutritional quality, reduced crop damage, disease resistance, etc. Moreover, the increasing global population and the consequent rise in demand for food, coupled with the expanding biofuel production have also stimulated the demand for enhanced seed varieties worldwide. Owing to these factors, the global seeds market is further expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.6% during 2019 - 2024, reaching a value of US$ 98.1 Billion by 2024.

The report has segmented the market on the basis of type. Currently, grain seeds represent the largest seed type accounting for nearly half of the total global production. Other major seed types include oil seeds, vegetable seeds and fruit seeds. On the basis of region, the report has covered North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa. Among these, North America represents the largest producer accounting for around a third of the global market. The report has also analysed the competitive landscape of the market with the key players being Monsanto, Bayer, DuPont, Syngenta and Dow Chemicals.

This report provides a deep insight into the global seeds market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, key market drivers and challenges, recent trends, market forecast, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, researchers, consultants, investors, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the seed industry in any manner.

Market Segmentation:

By Seed Type

Seeds Covered:

  • Grain seeds
  • Oil seeds
  • Vegetable seeds
  • Fruit seeds


For Each Seed Type, the Report Covers:

  • Market overview
  • Current and historical market trends
  • Market forecast
  • Breakup by Sub-segment


By Region

Regions Covered:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa


For Each Region, the Report Covers:

  • Market overview
  • Current and historical market trends
  • Market forecast
  • Breakup by country


By Company

Seeds Companies Covered:

  • Monsanto
  • Bayer
  • DuPont
  • Syngenta
  • Dow Chemicals


For Each Company, the Report Covers:

  • Company Overview
  • Key Financials
  • Product Portfolio
  • Revenue Breakup by Region

1   Preface
2   Scope and Methodology

    2.1    Objectives of the Study
    2.2    Stakeholders
    2.3    Data Sources
        2.3.1    Primary Sources
        2.3.2    Secondary Sources
    2.4    Market Estimation
        2.4.1    Bottom-Up Approach
        2.4.2    Top-Down Approach
    2.5    Forecasting Methodology
3   Executive Summary
4   Introduction

    4.1    Overview
    4.2    Key Industry Trends
5   Global Seeds Industry
    5.1    Market Overview
    5.2    Market Performance
        5.2.1    Volume Trends
        5.2.2    Value Trends
    5.3    Price Analysis
        5.3.1    Key Price Indicators
        5.3.2    Price Structure
        5.3.3    Margin Analysis
    5.4    Market Breakup by Crop Type
    5.5    Market Breakup by Seed Type (Genetically Modified Seeds/Conventional Seeds)
    5.6    Market Breakup by Traits
    5.7    Market Breakup by Seed Treatment 
    5.8    Market Breakup by Seed Availability (Commercial Seeds/Saved Seeds)
    5.9    Market Breakup by Region
    5.10    Market Forecast
    5.11    SWOT Analysis
        5.11.1    Overview
        5.11.2    Strengths
        5.11.3    Weaknesses
        5.11.4    Opportunities
        5.11.5    Threats
    5.12    Value Chain Analysis
        5.12.1    Raw Material Procurement
        5.12.2    Manufacturing
        5.12.3    Marketing
        5.12.4    Distribution
        5.12.5    Exports
        5.12.6    End-Use
    5.13    Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
        5.13.1    Overview
        5.13.2    Bargaining Power of Buyers
        5.13.3    Bargaining Power of Suppliers
        5.13.4    Degree of Competition
        5.13.5    Threat of New Entrants
        5.13.6    Threat of Substitutes
    5.14    Key Market Drivers and Success Factors
6   Market Breakup by Crop Type
    6.1    Oilseeds 
       6.1.1    Soybean
         6.1.1.1   Market Trends
         6.1.1.2    Market Forecast
       6.1.2    Sunflower
         6.1.2.1   Market Trends
         6.1.2.2    Market Forecast
       6.1.3    Cotton
         6.1.3.1   Market Trends
         6.1.3.2    Market Forecast
       6.1.4    Canola/Rapeseed
         6.1.4.1   Market Trends
         6.1.4.2    Market Forecast
    6.2    Cereals & Grains 
       6.2.1    Corn
         6.2.1.1   Market Trends
         6.2.1.2    Market Forecast
       6.2.2    Wheat  
         6.2.2.1   Market Trends
         6.2.2.2    Market Forecast
       6.2.3    Rice
         6.2.3.1   Market Trends
         6.2.3.2    Market Forecast
       6.2.4    Sorghum
         6.2.4.1   Market Trends
         6.2.4.2    Market Forecast
    6.3    Fruits & Vegetables
       6.3.1    Tomatoes
         6.3.1.1   Market Trends
         6.3.1.2    Market Forecast
       6.3.2    Melons
         6.3.2.1   Market Trends
         6.3.2.2    Market Forecast
       6.3.3    Brassica
         6.3.3.1   Market Trends
         6.3.3.2    Market Forecast
       6.3.4    Pepper
         6.3.4.1   Market Trends
         6.3.4.2    Market Forecast
       6.3.5    Lettuce
         6.3.5.1   Market Trends
         6.3.5.2    Market Forecast
       6.3.6    Onion
         6.3.6.1   Market Trends
         6.3.6.2    Market Forecast
       6.3.7    Carrot
         6.3.7.1   Market Trends
         6.3.7.2    Market Forecast
    6.4    Other Seeds 
       6.4.1    Alfalfa
         6.4.1.1   Market Trends
         6.4.1.2    Market Forecast
       6.4.2    Clovers and Other Forage
         6.4.2.1   Market Trends
         6.4.2.2    Market Forecast
       6.4.3    Flower Seed
         6.4.3.1   Market Trends
         6.4.3.2    Market Forecast
       6.4.4    Turf Grasses
         6.4.4.1   Market Trends
         6.4.4.2    Market Forecast
7   Market Breakup by Seed Type
    7.1    Genetically Modified Seeds 
        7.1.1    Market Trends
        7.1.2    Market Forecast
    7.2    Conventional Seeds
        7.2.1    Market Trends
        7.2.2    Market Forecast
8   Market Breakup by Traits
    8.1    Herbicide-Tolerant 
        8.1.1    Market Trends
        8.1.2    Market Forecast
    8.2    Insecticide-Resistant 
        8.2.1    Market Trends
        8.2.2    Market Forecast
    8.3    Other Stacked Traits
        8.3.1    Market Trends
        8.3.2    Market Forecast
9   Market Breakup by Seed Treatment 
    9.1    Treated 
        9.1.1    Market Trends
        9.1.2    Market Forecast
    9.2    Non-Treated
        9.2.1    Market Trends
        9.2.2    Market Forecast
10  Market Breakup by Seed Availability
    10.1    Commercial Seeds
        10.1.1    Market Trends
        10.1.2    Market Forecast
    10.2    Saved Seeds
        10.2.1    Market Trends
        10.2.2    Market Forecast
11  Market Breakup by Region
    11.1    North America
        11.1.1    Market Trends
        11.1.2    Market Forecast
    11.2    Asia Pacific
        11.2.1    Market Trends
        11.2.2    Market Forecast
    11.3    Europe
        11.3.1    Market Trends
        11.3.2    Market Forecast
    11.4    Latin America
        11.4.1    Market Trends
        11.4.2    Market Forecast
    11.5    Middle East and Africa
        11.5.1    Market Trends
        11.5.2    Market Forecast
12  Competitive Landscape
    12.1    Market Structure
    12.2    Key Players
13  Key Player Profiles
    13.1    Monsanto Company 
    13.2    Bayer Crop Science AG 
    13.3    E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company 
    13.4    Syngenta AG 
    13.5    The DOW Chemical Company 
    13.6    Groupe Limagrain
    13.7    Sakata Seed Corporation 
    13.8    Rallis Limited India 
    13.9    Land O'Lakes, Inc.  
    13.10    KWS SAAT SE

List of Figures

Figure 1: Global: Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Billion US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 2: Global: Seeds Market: Breakup by Crop Type (in %), 2018
Figure 3: Global: Seeds Market: Breakup by Seed Type (in %), 2018
Figure 4: Global: Seeds Market: Breakup by Traits (in %), 2018
Figure 5: Global: Seeds Market: Breakup by Seed Treatment (in %), 2018
Figure 6: Global: Seeds Market: Breakup by Seed Availability (in %), 2018
Figure 7: Global: Seeds Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2018
Figure 8: Global: Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Billion US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 9: Global Seeds Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 10: Global: Seeds Industry: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 11: Global: Seeds Industry: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 12: Global: Oil Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 13: Global: Oil (Soybean) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 14: Global: Oil (Soybean) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 15: Global: Oil (Sunflower) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 16: Global: Oil (Sunflower) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 17: Global: Oil (Cotton) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 18: Global: Oil (Cotton) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 19: Global: Oil (Canola/Rapeseed) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 20: Global: Oil (Canola/Rapeseed) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 21: Global: Oil Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 22: Global: Cereals & Grains Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 23: Global: Cereals & Grains (Corn) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 24: Global: Cereals & Grains (Corn) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 25: Global: Cereals & Grains (Wheat) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 26: Global: Cereals & Grains (Wheat) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 27: Global: Cereals & Grains (Rice) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 28: Global: Cereals & Grains (Rice) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 29: Global: Cereals & Grains (Sorghum) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 30: Global: Cereals & Grains (Sorghum) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 31: Global: Cereals & Grains Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 32: Global: Fruits & Vegetables Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 33: Global: Fruits & Vegetables (Tomatoes) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 34: Global: Fruits & Vegetables (Tomatoes) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 35: Global: Fruits & Vegetables (Melons) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 36: Global: Fruits & Vegetables (Melons) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 37: Global: Fruits & Vegetables (Brassica) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 38: Global: Fruits & Vegetables (Brassica) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 39: Global: Fruits & Vegetables (Pepper) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 40: Global: Fruits & Vegetables (Pepper) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 41: Global: Fruits & Vegetables (Lettuce) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 42: Global: Fruits & Vegetables (Lettuce) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 43: Global: Fruits & Vegetables (Onion) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 44: Global: Fruits & Vegetables (Onion) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 45: Global: Fruits & Vegetables (Carrot) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 46: Global: Fruits & Vegetables (Carrot) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 47: Global: Fruits & Vegetables Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 48: Global: Other Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 49: Global: Other (Alfalfa) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 50: Global: Other (Alfalfa) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 51: Global: Other (Clovers and Other Forage) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 52: Global: Other (Clovers and Other Forage) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 53: Global: Other (Flower) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 54: Global: Other (Flower) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 55: Global: Other (Turf Grasses) Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 56: Global: Other (Turf Grasses) Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 57: Global: Other Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 58: Global: Genetically Modified Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 59: Global: Genetically Modified Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 60: Global: Conventional Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 61: Global: Conventional Seeds Conventional Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 62: Global: Seeds (Herbicide-Tolerant) Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 63: Global: Seeds (Herbicide-Tolerant) Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 64: Global: Seeds (Insecticide-Resistant) Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 65: Global: Seeds (Insecticide-Resistant) Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 66: Global: Seeds (Other Stacked Traits) Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 67: Global: Seeds (Other Stacked Traits) Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 68: Global: Treated Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 69: Global: Treated Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 70: Global: Non-Treated Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 71: Global: Non-Treated Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 72: Global: Commercial Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 73: Global: Commercial Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 74: Global: Saved Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 75: Global: Saved Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 76: North America: Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 77: North America: Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 78: Asia Pacific: Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 79: Asia Pacific: Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 80: Europe: Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 81: Europe: Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 82: Latin America: Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 83: Latin America: Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Figure 84: Middle East and Africa Seeds Market: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2011 - 2018
Figure 85: Middle East and Africa Seeds Market Forecast: Sales Value Trends (in Million US$), 2019 – 2024
Figure 86: Global: Seeds Market: Breakup by Key Players (in %), 2018

List of Tables

Table 1: Global: Seeds Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2024
Table 2: Global: Seeds Market Forecast: Breakup by Crop Type (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Table 3: Global: Seeds Market Forecast: Breakup by Seed Type (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Table 4: Global: Seeds Market Forecast: Breakup by Traits (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Table 5: Global: Seeds Market Forecast: Breakup by Seed Treatment (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Table 6: Global: Seeds Market Forecast: Breakup by Seed Availability (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Table 7: Global: Seeds Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (in Million US$), 2019 - 2024
Table 8: Global: Grain Seeds Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2024
Table 9: Global: Oil Seeds Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2024
Table 10: Global: Fruit Seeds Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2024
Table 11: Global: Vegetable Seeds Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2024
Table 12: Asia Pacific: Seeds Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2024
Table 13: Europe: Seeds Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2024
Table 14: Latin America: Seeds Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2024
Table 15: Middle East and Africa: Seeds Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2024
Table 16 Global: Seeds Market: Competitive Structure
Table 17: Global: Seeds Market: Key Players

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