HOME Top Market Reports Fruit & Vegetable Seed Market, by Type [Brassica (Cabbage, Cauliflower, and Broccoli), Cucurbit (Cucumber, Melons, and Squash), Leafy (Lettuce and Spinach), Root-Bulb (Onion and Carrot) & Solanaceae (Pepper, Eggplant, and Tomato)] & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018

Fruit & Vegetable Seed Market, by Type [Brassica (Cabbage, Cauliflower, and Broccoli), Cucurbit (Cucumber, Melons, and Squash), Leafy (Lettuce and Spinach), Root-Bulb (Onion and Carrot) & Solanaceae (Pepper, Eggplant, and Tomato)] & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: October 2013
Report Code: AGI 2131

 

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Fruit and vegetable include a variety of crops, each with their own characteristics and specific requirements. Despite this variety, some trends, and a large number of forces behind them, appear to apply to the fruit and vegetable seed market. Globally, fruit and vegetable seed cultivation is one of the fastest growing markets. Hence, this sector has significant usage of commercial fruit and vegetable seed.

The global fruit & vegetable seed market is segmented into six major crop types, such as Solanaceae, Brassica, Leafy, Root-Bulb, Cucurbit, and others seed. Solanaceae consists of pepper, eggplant, tomato, and others seed. Brassica includes cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, and others seed. Leafy includes lettuce, spinach, and others seed. Root-Bulb includes onion, carrot, and others seed. Cucurbit includes melon, watermelon, cucumber, squash, and others seed. Beans and corn seed are included under others seed. The Solanaceae seed market is considered to be the largest segment of the fruit & vegetable seed market. Fruit and vegetable certified seeds can improve the return on investment and increase per unit seed production.

The report provides the complete analysis of the world’s key players in the fruit and vegetable seed industry. The global market is dominated by a few large multinational corporations, which include Monsanto (U.S.), Syngenta (Switzerland), Bayer CropScience (Germany), Limagrain (France), Takii & Co. Ltd. (Japan), Rijk Zwaan (The Netherlands), and Sakata Seed Corp. (Japan). These participants together accounted for the major part of the fruit and vegetable seed market in 2012.

This Fruit & vegetable seed market has a number of drivers, opportunities, and restraints. High profit margins, protected culture, and advanced agricultural technologies are the main drivers, and the market is projected for 10% annual growth in the developing countries, such as Mexico, Eastern Europe, China, and others. The global demand for food is increasing with the growing population. Developing countries are expected to add on to the world demand and also improve the trade for seeds in the future. The trade for seed and its products increased rapidly since the early 1990s. Strong demand for seed is found particularly in China, India, Indonesia, and other developing countries.

Table of Contents 
 
1 Introduction (Page No. - 18)
  1.1 Key Take-Aways
  1.2 Report Description
  1.3 Market Covered
  1.4 Stakeholders
  1.5 Research Methodology
      1.5.1 Market Size
      1.5.2 Key Data Points Taken From Secondary Sources
      1.5.3 Key Data Points Taken From Primary Sources
      1.5.4 Assumptions Made For This Report
      1.5.5 Key Questions Answered

2 Executive Summary (Page No. - 25)

3 Premium Insights (Page No. - 27)
  3.1 Europe: Largest Fruit & Vegetable Seed Market
  3.2 Tomato: Leading Market Segment
  3.3 Brazil: Fastest Growing Market
  3.4 Solanaceae Seed: Largest Market Segment
  3.5 India: Increased Cultivation Area, 2010 – 2011
  3.6 New Product Launches: Most Preferred Strategy
  3.7 Bayer Cropscience, Sakata, Limagrain, & Syngenta: Most Active Companies

4 Market Overview (Page No. - 35)
  4.1 Introduction
  4.2 Market Statistics
      4.2.1 Global Fruit & Vegetable Seed Market
      4.2.2 Sub-Market
            4.2.2.1 Organic Fruits And Vegetables
            4.2.2.2 Seed Treatment
      4.2.3 Related Markets
            4.2.3.1 Oilseed & Grain Seed Market
            4.2.3.2 Cold Chain Market
      4.2.4 Complementary Market
            4.2.4.1 Crop Protection Chemical Market
      4.2.5 Total Addressable Market 
             4.2.5.1 Global Seed Market

5 Market Analysis (Page No. - 45)
  5.1 Introduction
  5.2 Market Dynamics
      5.2.1 Market Drivers
            5.2.1.1 Profitability Margin In This Segment
            5.2.1.2 Adoption Of Precision Farming & Protected Agriculture
            5.2.1.3 Change In Farming Practices & Technology
            5.2.1.4 High Returns On Investments With Certified Seed
            5.2.1.5 Decreasing Per Capita Farmland
      5.2.2 Market Restraints
            5.2.2.1 Variation In Seasonal Demand And Geographical Preferences
             5.2.2.2 Restricted Use Of Trait In Fruit & Vegetable Seed Market
      5.2.3 Market Opportunity
            5.2.3.1 Fruit & Vegetable Seed With Biotech Trait
            5.2.3.2 Growth In Emerging Markets
  5.3 Supply Chain Analysis
  5.4 Value Chain Analysis
  5.5 Burning Issue
  5.6 Winning Imperative
      5.6.1 Increasing Fruit And Vegetable Food Demand
  5.7 Porter’s Analysis
      5.7.1 Suppliers’ Power
      5.7.2 Buyers’ Power
      5.7.3 Threat Of Substitutes
      5.7.4 Threat Of New Entrants
      5.7.5 Degree Of Competition
  5.8 Market Share Analysis

6 Fruit & Vegetable Seed Market, By Type (Page No. - 65)
  6.1 Introduction
      6.1.1 Brassica
            6.1.1.1 Cabbage
            6.1.1.2 Cauliflower
            6.1.1.3 Broccoli
      6.1.2 Cucurbit
            6.1.2.1 Melon
            6.1.2.2 Watermelon
            6.1.2.3 Cucumber
            6.1.2.4 Squash
      6.1.3 Leafy
            6.1.3.1 Lettuce
            6.1.3.2 Spinach
      6.1.4 Root-Bulb
            6.1.4.1 Onion
            6.1.4.2 Carrot
      6.1.5 Solanaceae
            6.1.5.1 Pepper
            6.1.5.2 Eggplant
            6.1.5.3 Tomato
      6.1.6 Others

7 Fruit & Vegetable Seed Market, By Geography (Page No. - 92)
  7.1 Introduction
  7.2 North America
      7.2.1 U.S.
      7.2.2 Canada
      7.2.3 Mexico
  7.3 Europe
      7.3.1 France
      7.3.2 Germany
      7.3.3 Italy
      7.3.4 Ukraine
      7.3.5 Spain
  7.4 Asia-Pacific
      7.4.1 China
      7.4.2 India
  7.5 Latin America
      7.5.1 Brazil
      7.5.2 Argentina
  7.6 RoW

8 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 133)
  8.1 Introduction
  8.2 New Product Launches: Most Preferred Strategy
  8.3 Key Market Strategies
  8.4 Rijk Zwaan, Bayer Cropscience, Sakata, Limagrain & Syngenta: Most Active Companies
  8.5 Mergers & Acquisitions
  8.6 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations & Joint Ventures
  8.7 New Product Launches
  8.8 Expansions & Investments

9 Company Profiles (Overview, Financial*, Products & Services, Strategy, And Developments) (Page No. - 151)
  9.1 Advanta Limited
  9.2 Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co.
  9.3 Bayer Cropscience Ag
  9.4 Emerald Seed Company
  9.5 Gansu Dunhuang Seed Co. Ltd
  9.6 Hefei Fengle Seed Co. Ltd
  9.7 High Mowing Seeds
  9.8 Jensen Seeds A/S
  9.9 Johnny’s Selected Seeds
  9.10 Krishidhan Seeds
  9.11 Limagrain
  9.12 Mahyco Seeds Company Ltd
  9.13 Monsanto
  9.14 Rijk Zwaan Nederland B.V.
  9.15 Sakata Seed Corp.
  9.16 Syngenta Ag
  9.17 Takii & Co. Ltd

*Details Might Not Be Captured In Case Of Unlisted Companies. 


List of Tables (91 Tables) 
   
Table 1 Fruit & Vegetable Seed: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2013 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 2 Global Fruit & Vegetable Seed: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 — 2018 ($Million) 
Table 3 Seed Treatment: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 — 2018 ($Million) 
Table 4 Oilseed & Grain Seed: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 — 2018 ($Million) 
Table 5 Global Cold Chain: Market Revenue, By Application, 2010 – 2012 ($Million) 
Table 6 Crop Protection Chemical: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 7 Seed: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 — 2018 ($Million)
Table 8 Production Of Brassica, By Major Crops, 2008 – 2012 (‘000 Tons) 
Table 9 Production Of Cucurbit, By Major Crops, 2008 – 2012 (‘000 Tons) 
Table 10 Production Of Leafy, By Major Crops, 2008 – 2012 (‘000 Tons)
Table 11 Production Of Root-Bulb, By Major Crops, 2008 – 2012 (‘000 Tons) 
Table 12 Production Of Solanaceae, By Major Crops, 2008 – 2012 (‘000 Tons) 
Table 13 Brassica Seed: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 14 Brassica Seed: Market Revenue, By Type, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 15 Cabbage & Other Brassica: Area Under Cultivation, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 16 Cauliflower & Broccoli: Area Under Cultivation, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 17 Cucurbit Seed: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 18 Cucurbit Seed: Market Revenue, By Types, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 19 Other Melons: Area Under Cultivation, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha)
Table 20 Watermelons: Area Under Cultivation, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha)
Table 21 Cucumbers & Gherkins: Area Under Cultivation, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 22 Pumpkins, Squash & Gourds: Area Under Cultivation, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 23 Leafy Vegetables Seed: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 24 Leafy Vegetables Seed: Market Revenue, By Types, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 25 Lettuce: Area Under Cultivation, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha)
Table 26 Spinach: Area Under Cultivation, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha)
Table 27 Root-Bulb Vegetables Seed: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 28 Root-Bulb Vegetables Seed: Market Revenue, By Type, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 29 Onioin Dry: Area Under Cultivation, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha)
Table 30 Carrots & Turnips: Area Under Cultivation, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 31 Solanaceae Vegetables Seed: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 32 Solanaceae Vegetables Seed: Market Revenue, By Type, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 33 Chillies & Peppers: Area Under Cultivation, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 34 Eggplant: Area Under Cultivation, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha)
Table 35 Other Vegetables Seed: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 36 Fruit & Vegetable Seed: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 — 2018 ($Million) 
Table 37 North America: Market Revenue, By Country, 2011 — 2018 ($Million) 
Table 38 North America: Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million) 
Table 39 U.S.: Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million)
Table 40 U.S: Area Under Cultivation, By Major Crops, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 41 Canada: Fruit & Vegetable Seed, Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million) 
Table 42 Canada: Area Under Cultivation, By Major Crops, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 43 Mexico: Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million)
Table 44 Mexico: Area Under Cultivation, By Major Crops, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 45 Europe: Fruit & Vegetable Seed, Market Revenue, By Country, 2011 — 2018 ($Million)
Table 46 Europe: Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million)
Table 47 France: Fruit & Vegetable Seed, Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million)
Table 48 France: Area Under Cultivation, By Major Crops, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 49 Germany: Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million)
Table 50 Germany: Area Under Cultivation, By Major Crops, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 51 Italy: Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million)
Table 52 Italy: Area Under Cultivation, By Major Crops, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 53 Ukraine: Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million)
Table 54 Ukraine: Area Under Cultivation, By Major Crops, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 55 Spain: Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million)
Table 56 Spain: Area Under Cultivation, By Major Crops, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 57 Asia-Pacific: Fruit & Vegetable Seed, Market Revenue, By Country, 2011 — 2018 ($Million) 
Table 58 Asia-Pacific: Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million)
Table 59 China: Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million)
Table 60 China: Area Under Cultivation, By Major Crops, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 61 India: Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million)
Table 62 India: Area Under Cultivation, By Major Crops, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 63 Latin America: Fruit & Vegetable Seed, Market Revenue, By Country, 2011 — 2018 ($Million) 
Table 64 Latin America: Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million) 
Table 65 Brazil: Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million)
Table 66 Brazil: Area Under Cultivation, By Major Crops, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 67 Argentina: Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million)
Table 68 Argentina: Area Under Cultivation, By Major Crops, 2010 – 2011 (‘000 Ha) 
Table 69 Row: Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 — 2018 ($Million)
Table 70 Mergers & Acquisitions, 2009 – 2013
Table 71 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations & Joint Ventures, 2009 – 2013
Table 72 New Product Launches, 2009 – 2013
Table 73 Expansions & Investments, 2009 – 2013
Table 74 Advanta: Market Revenue, By Business Segment, 2011 – 2012 ($Million) 
Table 75 Advanta: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2012 ($Million) 
Table 76 Advanta: Products & Their Descriptions
Table 77 Baker Creek Heirloom Seed: Seed Products & Their Descriptions
Table 78 Bayer Cropscience: Market Revenue, By Business Segment, 2011 – 2012 ($Million)
Table 79 Bayer Cropscience: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2012 ($Million) 
Table 80 Bayer Cropscience: Products & Their Descriptions
Table 81 Johnny’s Selected Seeds: Products & Their Descriptions
Table 82 Limagrain: Market Revenue, By Business Segment, 2011 – 2012 ($Million) 
Table 83 Limagrain: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2012 ($Million) 
Table 84 Monsanto: Market Revenue, By Business Segment, 2011 – 2012 ($Million) 
Table 85 Monsanto: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2012 ($Million) 
Table 86 Sakata Seed: Market Revenue, By Business Segment, 2011 – 2012 ($Million) 
Table 87 Sakata Seed: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2012 ($Million) 
Table 88 Sakata Seed: Vegetable Seed Products & Their Descriptions
Table 89 Syngenta: Market Revenue, By Business Segment, 2011 – 2012 ($Million) 
Table 90 Syngenta: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2012 ($Million) 
Table 91 Takii: Vegetable Seed Products & Their Descriptions
 
 
List of Figures (29 Figures) 
 
Figure 1 Research Methodology
Figure 2 Fruit & Vegetable Seed: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2012 – 2018 ($Million) 
Figure 3 Market Revenue, By Crop, 2012 – 2018 ($Million) 
Figure 4 Market Revenue, By Country, 2012 – 2018 ($Million) 
Figure 5 Market Revenue, By Crop Type, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Figure 6 Change Of Area Under Cultivation Of Major Crops, By Country ('000 Ha) 
Figure 7 Market Growth, By Strategies, 2009 – 2013 
Figure 8 Market Developments, By Company, 2009 – 2013
Figure 9 Vegetables Seed Treatment: Market Revenue, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Figure 10 Fruit & Vegetable Seed Market, By Segment
Figure 11 Impact Of Drivers & Restraints
Figure 12 Protected Agriculture: Market Share, By Geography, 2012
Figure 13 Arable Land, 1950 – 2020 (Ha/Person)
Figure 14 Supply Chain Analysis
Figure 15 Value Chain Analysis
Figure 16 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 17 Major Companies: Market Share Analysis, 2012
Figure 18 Market Revenue, By Type, 2012
Figure 19 Growth Strategies, 2009 – 2013 
Figure 20 Development Strategies, 2009 – 2013 
Figure 21 Developments, By Company, 2009 – 2013
Figure 22 Advanta: Swot Analysis
Figure 23 Baker Creek Heirloom Seed: Swot Analysis
Figure 24 Bayer Cropscience: Swot Analysis
Figure 25 Jensen Seeds: Swot Analysis
Figure 26 Johnny’s Selected Seeds: Swot Analysis
Figure 27 Krishidhan: Swot Analysis
Figure 28 Monsanto: Swot Analysis
Figure 29 Syngenta: Swot Analysis

Fruit & vegetable seed is a key component in global fruit and vegetable seed market. Increasing demand and decreasing arable land are mainly pulling global market upwards. This market is driven by many reasons, such as the profitability margin in this segment, adoption of precision farming & protected agriculture, change in farming practices & technology, and high returns on investments with certified seed. This market is projected to reach $12961.3 million by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 12.8% from 2013 to 2018.

Seed: Market Revenue & Share, by Crop Type, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)

Fruit & Vegitable Seed Market

Source: MarketsandMarkets Analysis

The fruit & vegetable seed market was $6276.5 million in 2012 and is projected to reach $12,961.3 million by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 12.8% from 2013 to 2018. Europe had the largest share in the market and was $2,199.2 million in 2012 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 12.8% during the forecast period. Latin America is the fastest growing fruit and vegetable seed market with a CAGR of 13.4%.

The market is dominated by few global players, such as Monsanto (U.S.), Syngenta (Switzerland), Bayer CropScience (Germany), Limagrain (France), Takii & Co. Ltd (Japan), Sakata Seed Corp (Japan), and Rijk Zwaan (The Netherlands), etc. Agreements and partnerships between seed manufacturers and agriculture input companies have given new dimensions to this market; thus, leading its future growth.

The size of the global fruit & vegetable seed market was derived by forecasting techniques based on segments of entire market, such as crop types, area under crop cultivation, and trade between various geographical regions. The major market players were acknowledged through secondary research and their market revenue was determined through both primary and secondary research. It includes study of the annual reports of top market players and interviews with key opinion leaders such as CEOs, Directors, and Marketing Personnel.

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