Seeds Market

Seeds Market by Type (Genetically Modified & Conventional), Trait (Herbicide Tolerance, Insect Resistance), Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables), and Region - Global Forecast to 2026

Report Code: AGI 3465 Apr, 2021, by marketsandmarkets.com

[343 Pages Report] The global seed market size is estimated to account for a value of USD 63.0 billion in 2021 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.6% from 2021, to reach a value of USD 86.8 billion by 2026. The growing demand for seeds from the food, beverage, animal feed, and biofuels industry is driving the growth of the market. Demand for seeds has witnessed steady growth in countries such as China and India. With these countries accounting for the largest population, an ever-increasing demand for food grains also drives the seeds market growth. In developed markets, farmers are trying to maintain the crop yield and increase their returns. This sustained approach from developed and developing countries in agricultural practices has been driving the global seeds market growth.

Seeds Market

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COVID-19 impact on Seeds market

The outbreak of COVID-19 and the measures taken to control the pandemic are having a crippling effect on the agriculture sector across the globe. Seeds are the starting point for agricultural production; therefore, during times of crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic, seed delivery is among the essential services that must continue to operate to support the current and subsequent production cycles. However, issues related to transportation of seeds either domestically or internationally due to the reduced number of flights, low number of drivers and slow process of the necessary documentation because of lower number of staff is creating specific problems for the seed sector.

Due to the pandemic of COVID-19, there has been a delay in the supply of seeds to farmers and is a major pain point as seed production depends on allied sectors such as labor, transporting, and packaging, which have been impacted due to the lockdown. COVID-19 impact on the agriculture and agri-allied sectors remain latent, especially with the inability of small farmers to move their products from their farms to markets, both semi-urban and urban, and to source agricultural quality inputs in some regions across the globe. Immediate actions are required to facilitate farmers' access to seeds and other agricultural inputs; the disruptions caused by COVID-19 may lead to a decrease in agricultural production and acreages due to the unavailability of required quality and quantity of seeds to plant across the globe.

Seeds Market Dynamics

Driver: High adoption of biotech crops

Biotechnology is being used to develop stress-tolerant and more nutritious crop varieties to protect natural resources. According to the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA), the area under bio tech crops has increased 113-fold from 1.7 million hectares in 1996 to 191.7 million hectares in 2018 – this makes biotech crops the fastest adopted crop technology in recent times. Biotech crops have expanded beyond the major crops such as corn, soybeans, cotton, and canola to other crops such as alfalfa, sugar beets, papaya, squash, eggplant, potatoes, and apples. Additionally, biotech crop research conducted by public sector institutions include rice, banana, potatoes, wheat, chickpea, pigeon pea, and mustard with various economically-important and nutritional quality traits beneficial to food producers and consumers in developing countries.

Constraint: High R&D expenses on quality seed development lead to high seed price

The seed industry is one of the most R&D intensive industries. The R&D spends vary between companies depending on the company’s strategy and choice of techniques. This is in stark contrast with the crop protection industry, where a majority of the leading companies have a similar percentage of the sale on R&D. Due to erratic climatic conditions and high demand for food from end consumers, the adoption of genetically-modified seeds is higher among farmers. The cost of developing GM seeds is higher, thereby pushing up the price of the seed. Certain companies have a pioneering position in the development of GM seeds with specific traits (insect resistance and herbicide tolerance), due to which they are in a better position to charge a premium for their products (seeds). Hybrid seeds and organic seeds of different varieties of vegetables and fruits such as tomatoes, apples, grapes, and melons also cost higher than the average price of seed; farmers could use existing seeds from the previous harvest cycle to reduce the overall expenditure on seeds. This could have a negative impact on the growth of the market for seeds.

Opportunity: Molecular breeding in seeds

The molecular breeding technique is the most promising technology that is used for developing seeds. Gene-tagged markers help in reducing the time consumed in the selection of the desired genes in progenies and parents. Marker-assisted selection, QTL analysis, and genetic transformation are some of the key techniques that have been used as tools for oilseed molecular breeding. Chinese breeders have identified various traits such as high-quality grain and yield, pest resistance, and abiotic tolerance with the help of QTL analysis. To get better and faster results, many genetic breeding techniques have been developed in the past few years.

Challenge: Commercialization of fake hybrid seeds and counterfeit of products

According to the International Seed Federation (ISF), there has been an increase in illegal seed practices, including counterfeit seeds, fake seeds, fraudulent labelling, infringement of intellectual property, and regulatory offenses. Over the years, there has been an increase in the number of incidents reported the counterfeit of labels and bags of seeds being sold in developing nations. The phenomenon is largely driven by the fact that low-income farmers are not in a position to purchase seeds in large quantities. This paves the way for the sellers to breakdown the bags, repack them in smaller volumes and sell them in loose form. This creates an opportunity for adulteration.

By type, the genetically-modified seeds are projected to be the fastest-growing segment in the seeds market during the forecast period.

Genetically-modified seeds are projected to account for the fastest-growing segment. The Genetically modified seeds enable farmers to reduce their running costs significantly, for example agrochemical treatments, while guaranteeing a much more abundant harvest. They are therefore sold at a significantly higher price than conventional seeds.

By crop type, the cereals & grains is projected to dominate the seeds industry during the forecast period.

The cereals & grains segment is projected to hold the largest seed market share during the forecast period Owing to factors such as the widespread use of grains as a staple food in many Asian and Southeast Asian countries. In the past few years, countries such as China have emerged as major exporters of grains to meet the requirement of neighboring economies. Crops such as corn are widely utilized in both the food and feed industries. With the rising market for biofuels, crops such as sorghum are also being produced on a large scale. An increase in awareness for protein- and vitamin-rich diets is driving the demand for fruits and vegetable seeds globally.

By trait, the other traits segment is projected to dominate the seeds market during the forecast period.

The market for crops with other traits is growing significantly in the market. The increasing adoption of crops with multiple traits has allowed for the reduction in usage of herbicides and insecticides and thereby reduced the cost of cultivation. Companies such as Syngenta Group (Switzerland) are offering seeds with stacked traits through its commercial line—Agrisure. The company’s R&D is being directed toward the development of new molecular stacks, which would allow hybrids to have three or more traits within it. This way, the farmers would be able to attain higher yield and greater resistance to pest and herbicides.

Seeds Market  by Region

Asia Pacific to be the fastest growing market during the forecast period.

The seeds market in the Asia Pacific region is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Supportive regulations and an increase in food and feed demand are also driving their adoption, along with subsidy provisions for their acceptance in these markets, especially in the Asia Pacific region.

Key Market Players

Some of the major players operating in the seeds market include BASF SE (Germany), Bayer AG (Germany), Syngenta Group (Switzerland), KWS SAAT SE (Germany), Land O’ Lakes (US), Sakata Seed Corporation (Japan), Groupe Limagrain (France), Corteva Agriscience (US), United Phosphorous Limited (India), DLF (Denmark), Longping Hi-tech (China), Rallis India Limited (India), Enza Zaden (The Netherlands), Takii & Co. Ltd (Japan), and Barenbrug Holding B.V (Netherlands). They also have manufacturing facilities along with strong distribution networks across these regions.

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Scope of the Report

Report Metric

Details

Market size available for years

2016-2026

Base year considered

2020

Forecast period

2021-2026

Forecast units

Value (USD) and Hectares (Million Hectares)

Segments covered

Type, Crop Type, Trait, and Region 

Geographies covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, RoW

Companies covered

BASF SE (Germany), Bayer AG (Germany), Syngenta Group (Switzerland), KWS SAAT SE (Germany), Land O’ Lakes (US), Sakata Seed Corporation (Japan), Groupe Limagrain (France), Corteva Agriscience (US), UPL Limited (India), DLF (Denmark), Longping Hi-tech (China), Rallis India Limited (India), Enza Zaden (The Netherlands), Takii & Co. Ltd (Japan), Barenbrug Holding B.V (Netherlands), FMC Corporation (US), Mahyco (India), Imperial Seed Company (Canada), Allied Seed LLC (US), Ampac Seed (US), SL Agritech Corporation (Philippines), BrettYoung (Canada), Rasi Seeds (India), Vikima Seed A/S (Denmark), and CN Seeds (UK).

This research report categorizes the seeds market based on type, crop type, trait, and region. 

By trait:

  • Herbicide-tolerance (HT)
  • Insect-resistance (IR)
  • Other traits (which includes abiotic stress tolerance, disease resistance, modified product quality, and stacked traits)

By type:

  • Conventional
  • Genetically modified

By crop type:

  • Cereals & grains
  • Oilseeds & pulses
  • Fruits & vegetables
  • Others (which include fiber crops and other commercial crops such as tobacco and medicinal plants)

By region:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • South America
  • Rest of World (RoW)*

*Rest of the World (RoW) includes the Middle East & Africa)

1 Core competencies of companies include their key developments and strategies adopted by them to sustain their position in the market

Recent Developments

  • In February 2020, Bayer AG inaugurated research and development (R&D) pipeline update for the Crop Science Division. Bayer AG’s innovation focuses on producing more on each acre, reducing the environmental impact of farming, and enabling better-informed decisions through data.
  • In January 2020, BASF SE inaugurated its new crop protection facility in Singapore for increasing its production capacity in the Asia Pacific region. This will cater to the rising demand of the farmers in the region for quality products for cultivation.
  • In October 2019, BASF SE and NRGene (Israel) announced a research collaboration that includes the adoption of NRGene’s cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) technology into BASF soybean research projects.
  • In May 2019, BASF SE collaborated with Rothamsted Research, an agricultural research center, on sustainable agriculture where the two would be utilizing their combined expertise to address agricultural challenges jointly.
  • In June 2019, KWS SAAT SE signed an agreement to acquire Pop Vriend Seeds (Netherlands). This would help the company to enter the vegetable seed market.
  • In September 2018, Sakata Seed America opened a new Woodland ‘innovation center’. The new research facility will enhance the company’s seed production

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 INTRODUCTION (Page No. - 28)
    1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    1.2 MARKET DEFINITION
    1.3 STUDY SCOPE
        FIGURE 1 SEEDS MARKET SEGMENTATION
    1.4 REGIONAL SEGMENTATION
    1.5 INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS
    1.6 PERIODIZATION CONSIDERED
    1.7 CURRENCY CONSIDERED
        TABLE 1 USD EXCHANGE RATES, 2014–2019
    1.8 AREA UNIT CONSIDERED
    1.9 STAKEHOLDERS
    1.10 SUMMARY OF CHANGES

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY (Page No. - 34)
    2.1 RESEARCH DATA
        FIGURE 2 SEEDS MARKET: RESEARCH DESIGN
           2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA
                    2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources
           2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA
                    2.1.2.1 Key industry insights
                    2.1.2.2 Breakdown of primary interviews
                            FIGURE 3 BREAKDOWN OF PRIMARY INTERVIEWS: BY COMPANY TYPE, DESIGNATION, AND REGION
    2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
           2.2.1 SEEDS MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION – SUPPLY SIDE
           2.2.2 SEEDS MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION – DEMAND SIDE
           2.2.3 TOP-DOWN APPROACH
                 FIGURE 4 SEEDS MARKET: TOP-DOWN APPROACH
           2.2.4 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
                 FIGURE 5 SEEDS MARKET: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
    2.3 GROWTH RATE FORECAST ASSUMPTION
    2.4 DATA TRIANGULATION
        FIGURE 6 DATA TRIANGULATION
    2.5 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS
    2.6 RESEARCH LIMITATIONS & ASSOCIATED RISKS
    2.7 SCENARIO-BASED MODELLING
    2.8 COVID-19 HEALTH ASSESSMENT
        FIGURE 7 COVID-19: GLOBAL PROPAGATION
        FIGURE 8 COVID-19 PROPAGATION: SELECT COUNTRIES
    2.9 COVID-19 ECONOMIC ASSESSMENT
        FIGURE 9 REVISED GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT FORECASTS FOR SELECT G20 COUNTRIES IN 2020
           2.9.1 COVID-19 ECONOMIC IMPACT—SCENARIO ASSESSMENT
                 FIGURE 10 CRITERIA IMPACTING GLOBAL ECONOMY
                 FIGURE 11 SCENARIOS IN TERMS OF RECOVERY OF GLOBAL ECONOMY

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (Page No. - 50)
  FIGURE 12 IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY SCENARIO, 2020 VS. 2021 (USD MILLION)
  FIGURE 13 SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021 VS. 2026 (USD MILLION)
  FIGURE 14 SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021 VS 2026 (USD MILLION)
  FIGURE 15 SEEDS MARKET SIZE (VALUE), BY TRAIT, 2026 (USD MILLION)
  FIGURE 16 SEEDS MARKET: REGIONAL SNAPSHOT

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS (Page No. - 54)
    4.1 OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SEEDS MARKET
        FIGURE 17 INCREASING NEED FOR FOOD & FEED SUPPORTS THE GROWTH OF THE SEEDS MARKET
    4.2 SEEDS MARKET, BY TRAIT
        FIGURE 18 OTHER TRAITS WERE THE MOST PREFERRED FOR THE SEEDS MARKET IN 2021
    4.3 NORTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET, BY KEY CROP TYPE & COUNTRY
    4.4 SEEDS MARKET, BY TRAIT & REGION
        FIGURE 19 NORTH AMERICA WITNESSED THE LARGEST MARKET SHARE FOR SEEDS WITH OTHER TRAITS IN 2021
    4.5 KEY GEOGRAPHICAL MARKETS
        FIGURE 20 ASIA PACIFIC COUNTRIES ARE PROJECTED TO WITNESS HIGH GROWTH DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD
    4.6 COVID-19 IMPACT ON THE SEEDS MARKET
        FIGURE 21 PRE- AND POST-COVID-19 IMPACT ON THE SEEDS MARKET

5 MARKET OVERVIEW (Page No. - 57)
    5.1 INTRODUCTION
    5.2 MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS
           5.2.1 INTRODUCTION
                    5.2.1.1 Growth in the usage of commercial seeds
                            FIGURE 22 ASIA PACIFIC: MAJOR SEED EXPORTING COUNTRIES, 2018
                            FIGURE 23 ASIA PACIFIC: MAJOR SEED IMPORTING COUNTRIES, 2018
                            FIGURE 24 EUROPE: CULTIVATION AREA FOR COMMERCIAL SEED PRODUCTION: TOP 5 SEED-PRODUCING COUNTRIES, 2016–2019 (‘000 HA)
                    5.2.1.2 Increase in pesticide usage at the global level
                            FIGURE 25 GLOBAL PESTICIDE TRADE, BY KEY REGION, 2014–2018 (USD MILLION)
                    5.2.1.3 Growth in market demand for high-value and industrial crops
                            FIGURE 26 AREA HARVESTED UNDER HIGH-VALUE CROPS, 2015–2019 (MILLION HA)
    5.3 MARKET DYNAMICS
        FIGURE 27 SEEDS MARKET: DRIVERS, RESTRAINTS, OPPORTUNITIES, AND CHALLENGES
           5.3.1 DRIVERS
                    5.3.1.1 Rise in the seed replacement rate
                    5.3.1.2 High adoption of biotech crops
                            TABLE 2 AREA OF BIOTECH CROPS, BY COUNTRY, 2018 (MILLION HA)
                            FIGURE 28 AREA HARVESTED UNDER BIOTECH CROPS: TOP FIVE COUNTRIES, 2018 (MILLION HA)
                    5.3.1.3 Growth in usage of oilseeds by animal feed manufacturers
                            FIGURE 29 USE OF PROTEIN MATERIAL BY THE EUROPEAN ANIMAL FEED SECTOR, BY SOURCE, 2019–2020
                            TABLE 3 PROTEIN SOURCES USED IN ANIMAL FEED
                    5.3.1.4 Increase in demand from the biofuel sector
                            TABLE 4 SEEDS USED IN THE PRODUCTION OF BIODIESEL
                            FIGURE 30 CORN USAGE IN BIOFUEL PRODUCTION, 2015–2019 (MILLION BU)
                            FIGURE 31 US: MONTHLY BIODIESEL PRODUCTION, 2019 VS. 2020 (MILLION GALLONS)
                    5.3.1.5 High demand for protein meals
                            FIGURE 32 GLOBAL PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF PROTEIN MEALS, 2018–2025 (MT)
           5.3.2 RESTRAINTS
                    5.3.2.1 Impact of climate change on crop production
                            TABLE 5 WEATHER CONDITIONS VS. DISEASE IN GROUNDNUT IN SPECIFIC COUNTRIES
                    5.3.2.2 Price fluctuations in oilseeds
                            FIGURE 33 OILSEED PRICES, BY TYPE, 2010–2019 (USD/TONNE)
                    5.3.2.3 High R&D expenses on quality seed development lead to high seed price
                            FIGURE 34 MAJOR SEED MANUFACTURERS’ R&D EXPENDITURE, 2018 (USD MILLION)
                    5.3.2.4 Low yield of crops in under-irrigated areas
           5.3.3 OPPORTUNITIES
                    5.3.3.1 Demand for healthy and organic processed products
                            FIGURE 35 GROWTH TRENDS OF ORGANIC PRODUCERS, 2015–2018
                            FIGURE 36 ORGANIC FARM AREA GROWTH TREND, BY KEY COUNTRY, 2015–2018 ('000 HA)
                    5.3.3.2 Public-private partnerships in varietal development
                    5.3.3.3 Molecular breeding in seeds
           5.3.4 CHALLENGES
                    5.3.4.1 Unorganized new entrants with a low profit to cost ratio
                    5.3.4.2 Lack of availability and access to high-quality seeds
                    5.3.4.3 Commercialization of fake hybrid seeds and counterfeit products
           5.3.5 COVID-19 PANDEMIC IMPACT ON SEED INDUSTRY

6 INDUSTRY TRENDS (Page No. - 75)
    6.1 REGULATIONS
           6.1.1 NORTH AMERICA
                    6.1.1.1 US
                    6.1.1.2 Canada
           6.1.2 EUROPEAN UNION
           6.1.3 ASIA PACIFIC
                    6.1.3.1 India
                    6.1.3.2 China
                    6.1.3.3 Bangladesh
           6.1.4 BRAZIL
           6.1.5 SOUTH AFRICA
    6.2 PATENT ANALYSIS
        FIGURE 37 NUMBER OF PATENTS APPROVED FOR SEEDS IN THE MARKET, 2015–2020
        FIGURE 38 TOP 5 COMPANIES WITH HIGHEST NUMBER OF PUBLICATIONS IN THE SEEDS MARKET, 2018–2020
        FIGURE 39 REGIONAL ANALYSIS OF PATENTS APPROVED IN THE SEEDS MARKET, 2015–2020
        TABLE 6 LIST OF KEY PATENTS FOR SEEDS, 2017–2020
    6.3 MARKET ECOSYSTEM
        TABLE 7 SEEDS MARKET: ROLE IN ECOSYSTEM
        FIGURE 40 SUPPLY CHAIN ECOSYSTEM
           6.3.1 UPSTREAM
                    6.3.1.1 Major fruit & vegetable seed providers
                    6.3.1.2 Raw material providers
           6.3.2 DOWNSTREAM
                    6.3.2.1 Regulatory bodies & certification providers
    6.4 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
           6.4.1 RESEARCH & PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
           6.4.2 SEED MANUFACTURERS
           6.4.3 DISTRIBUTORS
           6.4.4 RETAILERS
                 FIGURE 41 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
    6.5 YC-YCC SHIFTS IN THE SEEDS MARKET
        FIGURE 42 DEMAND FOR HIGH-QUALITY FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEEDS FOR IMPROVING FOOD QUALITY IS THE NEW HOT BET IN THE MARKET
    6.6 TECHNOLOGY ANALYSIS
           6.6.1 NEW PLANT BREEDING TECHNOLOGIES (NBTS)
           6.6.2 APICAL ROOTED CUTTING (ARC) SEED TECHNOLOGY
    6.7 CASE STUDIES
           6.7.1 DEMAND FOR HIGH YIELDING SOYBEAN VARIETIES
                    6.7.1.1 Problem statement
                    6.7.1.2 Solution offered
                    6.7.1.3 Outcome
           6.7.2 KWS SAAT SE STARTED INCREASING PRODUCTION FACILITIES FOR ITS CUSTOMERS
                    6.7.2.1 Problem statement
                    6.7.2.2 Solution offered
                    6.7.2.3 Outcome
           6.7.3 NEW VARIETY OF SEED DEMAND BY INDUSTRY PLAYERS TO ENSURE LONG PRODUCTION CYCLES OF SEEDS
                    6.7.3.1 Problem statement
                    6.7.3.2 Solution offered
                    6.7.3.3 Outcome
    6.8 PRICING ANALYSIS
        FIGURE 43 AVERAGE PRICE TRENDS OF SEEDS, 2016–2020 (USD/TON)
    6.9 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
        TABLE 8 SEEDS MARKET: PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
           6.9.1 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
           6.9.2 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
           6.9.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
           6.9.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
           6.9.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
    6.10 TRADE ANALYSIS
           6.10.1 EXPORT SCENARIO: SEEDS FOR SOWING
                  FIGURE 44 SOYBEAN SEED EXPORTS, BY KEY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (USD MILLION)
                  FIGURE 45 WHEAT SEED EXPORTS, BY KEY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (USD MILLION)
                  FIGURE 46 CORN SEED EXPORTS, BY KEY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (USD MILLION)
                  FIGURE 47 VEGETABLE SEED EXPORTS, BY KEY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (USD MILLION)
           6.10.2 IMPORT SCENARIO: SEEDS FOR SOWING
                  FIGURE 48 SOYBEAN SEED IMPORTS, BY KEY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (USD MILLION)
                  FIGURE 49 WHEAT SEED IMPORTS, BY KEY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (USD MILLION)
                  FIGURE 50 CORN SEED IMPORTS, BY KEY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (USD MILLION)
                  FIGURE 51 VEGETABLE SEED IMPORTS, BY KEY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (USD MILLION)

7 SEEDS MARKET, BY TYPE (Page No. - 101)
    7.1 INTRODUCTION
        FIGURE 52 GENETICALLY MODIFIED SEEDS TO DOMINATE THE SEEDS MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD
        TABLE 9 SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
        TABLE 10 SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
    7.2 COVID-19 IMPACT ON THE SEEDS MARKET, BY TYPE
           7.2.1 REALISTIC SCENARIO
                 TABLE 11 REALISTIC SCENARIO: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018–2021 (USD MILLION)
           7.2.2 OPTIMISTIC SCENARIO
                 TABLE 12 OPTIMISTIC SCENARIO: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018–2021 (USD MILLION)
           7.2.3 PESSIMISTIC SCENARIO
                 TABLE 13 PESSIMISTIC SCENARIO: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018–2021 (USD MILLION)
                 TABLE 14 COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF CONVENTIONAL AND GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS
    7.3 CONVENTIONAL SEEDS
           7.3.1 COMPANIES ARE FOCUSING THEIR R&D ON INTRODUCING COST-SAVING HYBRID SEEDS
                 TABLE 15 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF CONVENTIONAL SOYBEAN
                 TABLE 16 CONVENTIONAL SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                 TABLE 17 CONVENTIONAL SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
    7.4 GENETICALLY MODIFIED SEEDS
           7.4.1 GENETICALLY MODIFIED SEEDS OFFER WIDE RANGE OF TRAIT STACKING FOR IMPROVEMENT IN OVERALL QUALITY OF SEEDS
                 FIGURE 53 AREA UNDER GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS FOR INDUSTRIALIZED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, 2017–2018 (MILLION HA)
                 TABLE 18 TOP TEN COUNTRIES WHICH GRANTED REGULATORY APPROVALS TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS FOR FOOD, ANIMAL FEED, AND CULTIVATION, 2018
                 TABLE 19 GENETICALLY MODIFIED SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                 TABLE 20 GENETICALLY MODIFIED SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)

8 SEEDS MARKET, BY TRAIT (Page No. - 110)
    8.1 INTRODUCTION
        FIGURE 54 OTHER TRAITS TO DOMINATE THE GM SEEDS MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD
        TABLE 21 SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
        TABLE 22 SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
        TABLE 23 SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2016–2020 (MILLION HA)
        TABLE 24 SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2021–2026 (MILLION HA)
    8.2 COVID-19 IMPACT ON THE SEEDS MARKET, BY TRAIT
           8.2.1 REALISTIC SCENARIO
                 TABLE 25 REALISTIC SCENARIO: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2018–2021 (USD MILLION)
           8.2.2 OPTIMISTIC SCENARIO
                 TABLE 26 OPTIMISTIC SCENARIO: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2018–2021 (USD MILLION)
           8.2.3 PESSIMISTIC SCENARIO
                 TABLE 27 PESSIMISTIC SCENARIO: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2018–2021 (USD MILLION)
                 FIGURE 55 US: ADOPTION OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CORN, BY TRAIT, 2010–2020
                 FIGURE 56 ADOPTION OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED COTTON IN US, BY TRAIT, 2010–2020
    8.3 HERBICIDE TOLERANCE
           8.3.1 HERBICIDE TOLERANT VARIETIES OFFER EFFECTIVE WEED CONTROL WITH MINIMAL IMPACT ON SOIL
                 TABLE 28 COUNTRIES THAT HAVE APPROVED MAJOR HERBICIDE TOLERANT (WITH SINGLE AND STACKED GENES) CROPS FOR FOOD, FEED, AND/OR CULTIVATION
                 TABLE 29 COMMERCIALIZED HERBICIDE TOLERANT SEED PRODUCTS
                 FIGURE 57 NUMBER OF HERBICIDE-TOLERANT SPECIES, BY CROP, 2019
                 TABLE 30 HERBICIDE-TOLERANT SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                 TABLE 31 HERBICIDE-TOLERANT SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                 TABLE 32 HERBICIDE-TOLERANT SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2020 (MILLION HA)
                 TABLE 33 HERBICIDE-TOLERANT SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2021–2026 (MILLION HA)
    8.4 INSECTICIDE RESISTANCE
           8.4.1 USE OF BLENDED SEEDS TO HELP REDUCE INSTANCES OF PEST RESISTANCE IN BT CROPS
                 TABLE 34 INSECT-RESISTANT SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                 TABLE 35 INSECT-RESISTANT SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                 TABLE 36 INSECT-RESISTANT SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2020 (MILLION HA)
                 TABLE 37 INSECT-RESISTANT SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2021–2026 (MILLION HA)
    8.5 OTHER TRAITS
           8.5.1 STACKED TRAITS OFFER BROADER AGRONOMIC BENEFITS AS COMPARED TO MONO-TRAIT CROP VARIETIES
                 TABLE 38 GENE STACKING METHODS IN THE PRODUCTION OF BIOTECH STACKS
                 TABLE 39 OTHER TRAIT SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                 TABLE 40 OTHER TRAIT SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                 TABLE 41 OTHER TRAIT SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2020 (MILLION HA)
                 TABLE 42 OTHER TRAIT SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2021–2026 (MILLION HA)

9 SEEDS MARKET, BY CROP TYPE (Page No. - 125)
    9.1 INTRODUCTION
        FIGURE 58 THE CEREALS & GRAINS SEGMENT IS PROJECTED TO DOMINATE THE SEEDS MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD
        TABLE 43 SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
        TABLE 44 SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
    9.2 COVID-19 IMPACT ON THE SEEDS MARKET, BY CROP TYPE
           9.2.1 REALISTIC SCENARIO
                 TABLE 45 REALISTIC SCENARIO: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2018–2021 (USD MILLION)
           9.2.2 OPTIMISTIC SCENARIO
                 TABLE 46 OPTIMISTIC SCENARIO: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2018–2021 (USD MILLION)
           9.2.3 PESSIMISTIC SCENARIO
                 TABLE 47 PESSIMISTIC SCENARIO: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2018–2021 (USD MILLION)
    9.3 OILSEEDS & PULSES
           9.3.1 SOYBEAN
                    9.3.1.1 Favorable trade and price-related policy to drive the growth of soybean
                            FIGURE 59 ANNUAL SOYBEAN PRODUCTION, BY KEY COUNTRY, 2016–2020 (MILLION TONNES)
                            TABLE 48 APPLICATION AREAS OF SOYBEAN
           9.3.2 CANOLA/RAPESEED
                    9.3.2.1 Rapeseed is being preferred as an economically cheaper option to soybean
                            FIGURE 60 ANNUAL PRODUCTION OF RAPESEED, 2015–2020 (MILLION TONNES)
           9.3.3 COTTON
                    9.3.3.1 Extensive research is being conducted on commercializing biotech cotton plant for use in food
                            FIGURE 61 LEADING GLOBAL COTTON PRODUCERS (TONNE)
           9.3.4 OTHER OILSEED CROPS
                    9.3.4.1 Higher production of sunflower seeds can be attributed to the growing demand from food and feed industries
                            FIGURE 62 ANNUAL PRODUCTION OF SUNFLOWER SEED, 2015–2020 (MILLION TONNES)
                            TABLE 49 OILSEEDS & PULSE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 50 OILSEEDS & PULSE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 51 OILSEEDS & PULSE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 52 OILSEEDS & PULSE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 53 SOYBEAN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 54 SOYBEAN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 55 COTTONSEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 56 COTTONSEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 57 CANOLA SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 58 CANOLA SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
    9.4 CEREALS & GRAINS
           9.4.1 CORN
                    9.4.1.1 Companies are focused on making use of hybrid varieties of corn for improving feed quality
                            FIGURE 63 ANNUAL PRODUCTION OF CORN, 2018–2020 (MILLION TONNES)
           9.4.2 WHEAT
                    9.4.2.1 Depleting wheat inventories drive the need for R&D focused on the development of hybrid varieties
                            FIGURE 64 INDIA: WHEAT PRODUCTION, 2015–2020 ('000 TONNES)
           9.4.3 RICE
                    9.4.3.1 Genetically modified rice varieties gaining popularity among consumers to tackle vitamin deficiencies
                            FIGURE 65 ANNUAL PRODUCTION OF RICE, 2018–2020 (MILLION TONNES)
           9.4.4 OTHER CEREALS & GRAINS
                    9.4.4.1 Sorghum’s growth as an industrial crop would improve the growth of commercial seeds
                            TABLE 59 CEREAL & GRAIN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 60 CEREAL & GRAIN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 61 CEREAL & GRAIN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 62 CEREAL & GRAIN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 63 CORN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 64 CORN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
    9.5 FRUITS & VEGETABLES
           9.5.1 SOLANACEAE
                    9.5.1.1 Solanaceae ingredients have been gaining importance in the processed food industry for their nutritional properties
           9.5.2 CUCURBITS
                    9.5.2.1 Seedless hybrid variants of cucumber to be used for polyhouse cultivation in Asian countries
           9.5.3 BRASSICAS
                    9.5.3.1 Reduced feed cost makes brassicas an economical option for feed manufacturers
           9.5.4 LEAFY VEGETABLES
                    9.5.4.1 Introduction of smart technologies has allowed for the improvement in the yield of leafy vegetables
           9.5.5 ROOT & BULB VEGETABLES
                    9.5.5.1 Rich in carotenoids, carrots are good sources of antioxidants
                            FIGURE 66 GLOBAL CARROT PRODUCTION, BY REGION, 2018
           9.5.6 OTHER FRUITS & VEGETABLES
                    9.5.6.1 The growing household demand for fresh vegetables is driving the market
                            TABLE 65 FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 66 FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 67 FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY FAMILY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 68 FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY FAMILY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 69 FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 70 FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
    9.6 OTHER CROP TYPES
           9.6.1 ALFALFA
                    9.6.1.1 Government organizations investing in R&D for low-lignin alfalfa
           9.6.2 FLOWER SEEDS
                    9.6.2.1 Poppy seeds being used as flavoring ingredients in food products
           9.6.3 TURFGRASSES
                    9.6.3.1 Demand for hybrid turf grass to meet the requirements of sports tournaments
                            TABLE 71 FUNCTIONAL, RECREATIONAL, AND ORNAMENTAL BENEFITS OF TURFGRASS
           9.6.4 OTHER CROP TYPES
                    9.6.4.1 Hydroponic methods in fodder crops to reduce feed costs
                            TABLE 72 OTHER CROP SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                            TABLE 73 OTHER CROP SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)

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     10.1 INTRODUCTION
          FIGURE 67 ASIA PACIFIC COUNTRIES ARE PROJECTED TO WITNESS HIGH GROWTH DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD
          TABLE 74 SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 75 SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.1.1 COVID-19 IMPACT ON THE SEEDS MARKET, BY REGION
                        10.1.1.1 Realistic scenario
                                 TABLE 76 REALISTIC SCENARIO: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2021 (USD MILLION)
                        10.1.1.2 Optimistic scenario
                                 TABLE 77 OPTIMISTIC SCENARIO: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2021 (USD MILLION)
                        10.1.1.3 Pessimistic scenario
                                 TABLE 78 PESSIMISTIC SCENARIO: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2021 (USD MILLION)
     10.2 NORTH AMERICA
          FIGURE 68 NORTH AMERICA: REGIONAL SNAPSHOT
          TABLE 79 NORTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 80 NORTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 81 NORTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 82 NORTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 83 NORTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 84 NORTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 85 NORTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 86 NORTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.2.1 US
                        10.2.1.1 Presence of major seed companies in the US aiding the growth of the seeds market
                                 TABLE 87 US: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 88 US: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 89 US: CEREAL & GRAIN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 90 US: CEREAL & GRAIN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 91 US: CORN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 92 US: CORN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 93 US: OILSEEDS & PULSE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 94 US: OILSEEDS & PULSE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 95 US: SOYBEAN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 96 US: SOYBEAN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 97 US: COTTON SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 98 US: COTTON SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.2.2 CANADA
                        10.2.2.1 Adoption of cutting-edge technologies in plant breeding to drive the Canadian market
                                 TABLE 99 SEED CROPS GROWN IN CANADA
                                 FIGURE 69 KEY CANADIAN SEED IMPORTERS, 2018
                                 TABLE 100 CANADA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 101 CANADA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 102 CANADA: CEREAL & GRAIN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 103 CANADA: CEREAL & GRAIN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 104 CANADA: CORN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 105 CANADA: CORN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 106 CANADA: OILSEEDS & PULSE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 107 CANADA: OILSEEDS & PULSE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 108 CANADA: SOYBEAN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 109 CANADA: SOYBEAN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 110 CANADA: CANOLA SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 111 CANADA: CANOLA SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.2.3 MEXICO
                        10.2.3.1 Import of genetically modified corn to meet the growing demand from the livestock sector
                                 FIGURE 70 MEXICO: GRAIN IMPORTS FOR THE FEED SECTOR, 2015–2018 (‘000 TONNES)
                                 TABLE 112 MEXICO: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 113 MEXICO: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
     10.3 EUROPE
          FIGURE 71 EUROPE: REGIONAL SNAPSHOT
          TABLE 114 EUROPE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 115 EUROPE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 116 EUROPE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 117 EUROPE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 118 EUROPE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 119 EUROPE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 120 EUROPE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 121 EUROPE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.3.1 SPAIN
                        10.3.1.1 Growth in export of fruits and vegetables is driving the demand for high-quality seeds
                                 FIGURE 72 SPAIN: AREA UNDER BIOTECH CORN, 2013–2018 (HA)
                                 TABLE 122 SPAIN: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 123 SPAIN: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 124 SPAIN: CEREAL & GRAIN SEEDS MARKET, BY CROP, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 125 SPAIN: CEREAL & GRAIN SEEDS MARKET, BY CROP, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 126 SPAIN: CORN SEEDS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 127 SPAIN: CORN SEEDS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.3.2 ITALY
                        10.3.2.1 Italians adopt 220,000 ha toward seed production annually
                                 TABLE 128 ITALY: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 129 ITALY: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.3.3 GERMANY
                        10.3.3.1 Germany is one of the principal exporters of high-quality fruits & vegetables
                                 TABLE 130 GERMANY: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 131 GERMANY: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.3.4 FRANCE
                        10.3.4.1 The presence of major seed companies in France has promoted the growth of the commercial seeds market
                                 TABLE 132 FRANCE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 133 FRANCE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.3.5 RUSSIA
                        10.3.5.1 High domestic demand for vegetable oil is driving the growth of sunflower seeds in the country
                                 TABLE 134 RUSSIA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 135 RUSSIA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.3.6 UK
                        10.3.6.1 Higher demand from the biodiesel industry for rapeseed driving the growth in the UK
                                 TABLE 136 UK: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 137 UK: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.3.7 NETHERLANDS
                        10.3.7.1 The Netherlands is largely focusing on the production of vegetable seeds
                                 TABLE 138 NETHERLANDS: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 139 NETHERLANDS: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.3.8 UKRAINE
                        10.3.8.1 Increased export of oilseeds is driving the market for high-quality seeds
                                 TABLE 140 UKRAINE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 141 UKRAINE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.3.9 REST OF EUROPE
                        10.3.9.1 Increased demand for biofuel production from rapeseed has been a turning point in the commercial sector of countries in this region
                                 TABLE 142 REST OF EUROPE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 143 REST OF EUROPE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
     10.4 ASIA PACIFIC
          TABLE 144 ASIA PACIFIC: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 145 ASIA PACIFIC: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 146 ASIA PACIFIC: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 147 ASIA PACIFIC: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 148 ASIA PACIFIC: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 149 ASIA PACIFIC: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 150 ASIA PACIFIC: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 151 ASIA PACIFIC: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.4.1 CHINA
                        10.4.1.1 Initiatives by the government to increase productivity & meet export quality standards
                                 TABLE 152 CHINA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 153 CHINA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 154 CHINA: OILSEEDS & PULSE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 155 CHINA: OILSEEDS & PULSE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 156 CHINA: COTTONSEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 157 CHINA: COTTONSEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.4.2 THAILAND
                        10.4.2.1 Export of corn drives the seeds market in Thailand
                                 TABLE 158 THAILAND: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 159 THAILAND: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.4.3 INDIA
                        10.4.3.1 Rise in demand for Indian vegetable seeds in other international markets
                                 FIGURE 74 INDIA: OILSEED PRODUCTION, BY OIL MEAL TYPE, 2019–2020 (‘000 TONNES)
                                 TABLE 160 INDIA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 161 INDIA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 162 INDIA: OILSEEDS & PULSE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 163 INDIA: OILSEED & PULSE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 164 INDIA: COTTONSEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 165 INDIA: COTTONSEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.4.4 JAPAN
                        10.4.4.1 Growth from bakery & breakfast for cereals would propel the growth of the Japanese market
                                 TABLE 166 JAPAN: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 167 JAPAN: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.4.5 AUSTRALIA
                        10.4.5.1 Growth in the export market for canola to drive the growth of the GM seeds market
                                 FIGURE 75 AUSTRALIA: CANOLA EXPORTS, 2013–2018 (‘000 TONNES)
                                 TABLE 168 AUSTRALIA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 169 AUSTRALIA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.4.6 VIETNAM
                        10.4.6.1 GM crops are being cultivated to meet the demand from the feed industry
                                 TABLE 170 VIETNAM: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 171 VIETNAM: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.4.7 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC
                        10.4.7.1 Increased budgetary allocations toward the development of the seed sector in the region
                                 TABLE 172 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 173 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
     10.5 SOUTH AMERICA
          TABLE 174 SOUTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 175 SOUTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 176 SOUTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 177 SOUTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 178 SOUTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 179 SOUTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 180 SOUTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 181 SOUTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.5.1 BRAZIL
                        10.5.1.1 High demand for soybean from European and Asian countries
                                 FIGURE 76 BRAZIL: AREA HARVESTED FOR MAJOR CROPS, 2016–2019, (MILLION HA)
                                 TABLE 182 BRAZIL: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 183 BRAZIL: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 184 BRAZIL: CEREAL & GRAIN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 185 BRAZIL: CEREAL & GRAIN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 186 BRAZIL: CORN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 187 BRAZIL: CORN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 188 BRAZIL: OILSEED & PULSE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 189 BRAZIL: OILSEED & PULSE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 190 BRAZIL: SOYBEAN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 191 BRAZIL: SOYBEAN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.5.2 ARGENTINA
                        10.5.2.1 Argentinian companies are promoting the adoption of genetically modified crops
                                 FIGURE 77 AREA HARVESTED FOR MAJOR CROPS IN ARGENTINA, 2016–2019 (MILLION HA)
                                 TABLE 192 ARGENTINA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 193 ARGENTINA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 194 ARGENTINA: CEREAL & GRAIN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 195 ARGENTINA: CEREAL & GRAIN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 196 ARGENTINA: CORN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 197 ARGENTINA: CORN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 198 ARGENTINA: OILSEED & PULSE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 199 ARGENTINA: OILSEED & PULSE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 200 ARGENTINA: SOYBEAN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 201 ARGENTINA: SOYBEAN SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.5.3 CHILE
                        10.5.3.1 Rise in expansions by key players in the country
                                 TABLE 202 CHILE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 203 CHILE: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.5.4 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA
                        10.5.4.1 High export of fruits & vegetables alongside other high-value crops supports market growth
                                 TABLE 204 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 205 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
     10.6 REST OF THE WORLD
          TABLE 206 ROW: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 207 ROW: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 208 ROW: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 209 ROW: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 210 ROW: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 211 ROW: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 212 ROW: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 213 ROW: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.6.1 SOUTH AFRICA
                        10.6.1.1 Presence of subsidies and other government initiatives to drive the growth of the market
                                 TABLE 214 SOUTH AFRICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 215 SOUTH AFRICA: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
                                 FIGURE 78 SOUTH AFRICA: SHARE OF TOP PLAYERS IN THE PRODUCTION OF MAJOR SEEDS, 2019
             10.6.2 TURKEY
                        10.6.2.1 Favorable government policies in the Turkish economy have propelled the growth of the seeds market
                                 FIGURE 79 TURKEY: AREA HARVESTED FOR CROPS, 2016–2019 (MILLION HA)
                                 TABLE 216 TURKEY: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 217 TURKEY: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.6.3 EGYPT
                        10.6.3.1 Growth in demand for US-origin seeds in Egypt
                                 TABLE 218 EGYPT: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 219 EGYPT: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)
             10.6.4 OTHERS IN ROW
                        10.6.4.1 High demand for corn in food and feed would drive the cereals & grains market
                                 TABLE 220 OTHERS IN ROW: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2016–2020 (USD MILLION)
                                 TABLE 221 OTHERS IN ROW: SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2021–2026 (USD MILLION)

11 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE (Page No. - 233)
     11.1 OVERVIEW
     11.2 KEY PLAYER STRATEGIES
          TABLE 222 OVERVIEW OF STRATEGIES DEPLOYED BY SEED MANUFACTURING COMPANIES
     11.3 MARKET RANKING ANALYSIS, 2019
          TABLE 223 SEEDS MARKET: TOP 5 COMPANY RANKING ANALYSIS
     11.4 COMPANY REVENUE ANALYSIS
          FIGURE 80 REVENUE ANALYSIS OF THE KEY PLAYERS IN THE SEEDS MARKET, 2015–2019 (USD BILLION)
     11.5 COVID-19-SPECIFIC COMPANY RESPONSE
             11.5.1 BASF SE
             11.5.2 BAYER AG
             11.5.3 SYNGENTA GROUP
             11.5.4 CORTEVA AGRISCIENCE
     11.6 COMPANY EVALUATION QUADRANT
             11.6.1 STAR
             11.6.2 EMERGING LEADERS
             11.6.3 PERVASIVE
             11.6.4 EMERGING COMPANIES
                    FIGURE 81 SEEDS MARKET, COMPANY EVALUATION QUADRANT, 2019 (OVERALL MARKET)
     11.7 PRODUCT FOOTPRINT
          TABLE 224 COMPANY TYPE FOOTPRINT
          TABLE 225 COMPANY CROP TYPE FOOTPRINT
          TABLE 226 COMPANY REGION FOOTPRINT
          TABLE 227 COMPANY PRODUCT FOOTPRINT
     11.8 COMPANY EVALUATION QUADRANT (SME/STARTUPS)
             11.8.1 PROGRESSIVE COMPANIES
             11.8.2 STARTING BLOCKS
             11.8.3 RESPONSIVE COMPANIES
             11.8.4 DYNAMIC COMPANIES
                    FIGURE 82 SEEDS MARKET, STARTUPS/SME EVALUATION QUADRANT, 2019
     11.9 PRODUCT FOOTPRINT (START-UPS/SMES)
          TABLE 228 COMPANY TYPE FOOTPRINT (START-UPS/SMES)
          TABLE 229 COMPANY CROP TYPE FOOTPRINT (START-UPS/SMES)
          TABLE 230 COMPANY REGION FOOTPRINT (START-UPS/SMES)
          TABLE 231 COMPANY PRODUCT FOOTPRINT (START-UPS/SME)
     11.10 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO & TRENDS
             11.10.1 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
                     TABLE 232 SEEDS MARKET: NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, JANUARY 2018–MAY 2020
             11.10.2 DEALS
                     TABLE 233 SEEDS MARKET: DEALS, FEBRUARY 2018–OCTOBER 2020
             11.10.3 OTHERS
                     TABLE 234 SEEDS MARKET: OTHERS, JANUARY 2018–OCTOBER 2020

12 COMPANY PROFILES (Page No. - 258)
(Business overview, Products offered, Recent developments & MnM View)*
     12.1 KEY PLAYERS
             12.1.1 BASF SE
                    TABLE 235 BASF SE: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
                    FIGURE 83 BASF SE: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                    TABLE 236 BASF SE: NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
                    TABLE 237 BASF SE: DEALS
                    TABLE 238 BASF SE: OTHERS
             12.1.2 BAYER AG
                    TABLE 239 BAYER AG: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
                    FIGURE 84 BAYER AG: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                    TABLE 240 BAYER AG: NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
                    TABLE 241 BAYER AG: DEALS
                    TABLE 242 BAYER AG: OTHERS
             12.1.3 SYNGENTA GROUP
                    TABLE 243 SYNGENTA GROUP: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
                    FIGURE 85 SYNGENTA GROUP: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                    TABLE 244 SYNGENTA GROUP: DEALS
             12.1.4 KWS SAAT SE
                    TABLE 245 KWS SAAT SE: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
                    FIGURE 86 KWS SAAT SE: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                    TABLE 246 KWS SAAT SE: NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
                    TABLE 247 KWS SAAT SE: DEALS
                    TABLE 248 KWS SAAT SE: OTHERS
             12.1.5 CORTEVA AGRISCIENCE
                    TABLE 249 CORTEVA AGRISCIENCE: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
                    FIGURE 87 CORTEVA AGRISCIENCE: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                    TABLE 250 CORTEVA AGRISCIENCE: NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
                    TABLE 251 CORTEVA AGRISCIENCE: DEALS
                    TABLE 252 CORTEVA AGRISCIENCE: OTHERS
             12.1.6 GROUPE LIMAGRAIN
                    TABLE 253 GROUPE LIMAGRAIN: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
                    FIGURE 88 GROUPE LIMAGRAIN: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                    TABLE 254 GROUPE LIMAGRAIN: DEALS
             12.1.7 ADVANTA SEEDS (UPL)
                    TABLE 255 ADVANTA SEEDS (UPL): BUSINESS OVERVIEW
                    FIGURE 89 ADVANTA SEEDS (UPL): COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                    TABLE 256 ADVANTA SEEDS (UPL): DEALS
                    TABLE 257 ADVANTA SEEDS (UPL): OTHERS
             12.1.8 SAKATA SEED CORPORATION
                    TABLE 258 SAKATA SEED CORPORATION: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
                    FIGURE 90 SAKATA SEED CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                    TABLE 259 SAKATA SEED CORPORATION: DEALS
                    TABLE 260 SAKATA SEED CORPORATION: OTHERS
             12.1.9 DLF
                    TABLE 261 DLF: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
                    FIGURE 91 DLF: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                    TABLE 262 DLF: DEALS
                    TABLE 263 DLF: OTHERS
             12.1.10 ENZA ZADEN
                    TABLE 264 ENZA ZADEN: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
                    TABLE 265 ENZA ZADEN: DEALS
                    TABLE 266 ENZA ZADEN: OTHERS
             12.1.11 RALLIS INDIA LIMITED
                    TABLE 267 RALLIS INDIA LIMITED: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
                    FIGURE 92 RALLIS INDIA LIMITED: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
     12.2 OTHER PLAYERS
             12.2.1 FMC CORPORATION
                    TABLE 268 FMC CORPORATION: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
                    FIGURE 93 FMC CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                    TABLE 269 FMC CORPORATION: OTHERS
             12.2.2 TAKII & CO., LTD
                    TABLE 270 TAKII & CO., LTD: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
             12.2.3 BARENBRUG
                    TABLE 271 BARENBRUG: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
                    TABLE 272 BARENBRUG: DEALS
             12.2.4 LONGPING HI-TECH
                    TABLE 273 LONGPING HI-TECH: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
                    TABLE 274 LONGPING HI-TECH: DEALS
             12.2.5 LAND O'LAKES, INC.
                    TABLE 275 LAND O’LAKES: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
             12.2.6 VIKIMA SEEDS A/S
                    TABLE 276 VIKIMA SEEDS A/S: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
             12.2.7 ALLIED SEED LLC
                    TABLE 277 ALLIED SEED LLC: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
             12.2.8 AMPAC SEED COMPANY
                    TABLE 278 AMPAC SEED COMPANY: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
             12.2.9 IMPERIAL SEED LTD.
                    TABLE 279 IMPERIAL SEED LTD.: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
             12.2.10 MAHYCO
                    TABLE 280 MAHYCO.: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
                    TABLE 281 MAHYCO: DEALS
             12.2.11 SL AGRITECH
                    TABLE 282 SL AGRITECH: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
             12.2.12 BRETTYOUNG
                    TABLE 283 BRETTYOUNG: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
             12.2.13 RASI SEEDS
                    TABLE 284 RASI SEEDS: BUSINESS OVERVIEW
             12.2.14 CN SEEDS
                    TABLE 285 CN SEEDS: BUSINESS OVERVIEW

*Details on Business overview, Products offered, Recent developments & MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

13 ADJACENT & RELATED MARKETS (Page No. - 323)
     13.1 INTRODUCTION
     13.2 LIMITATIONS
     13.3 SEED TREATMENT MARKET
             13.3.1 MARKET DEFINITION
             13.3.2 MARKET OVERVIEW
             13.3.3 SEED TREATMENT SIZE, BY TYPE
                    TABLE 286 SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)
             13.3.4 SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY APPLICATION TECHNIQUE
                    TABLE 287 SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION TECHNIQUE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)
             13.3.5 SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY CROP TYPE
                    TABLE 288 SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)
             13.3.6 SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY FUNCTION
                    TABLE 289 SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)
             13.3.7 SEED TREATMENT MARKET, BY REGION
                    TABLE 290 SEED TREATMENT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)
     13.4 FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEEDS MARKET
     13.5 MARKET DEFINITION
     13.6 FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEEDS MARKET, BY CROP TYPE
          TABLE 291 FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)
     13.7 FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEEDS MARKET, BY FAMILY TYPE
          TABLE 292 FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEED MARKET SIZE, BY FAMILY TYPE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)
     13.8 FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEEDS MARKET, BY TRAIT
          TABLE 293 FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY TRAIT, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)
     13.9 FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEEDS MARKET, BY REGION
          TABLE 294 FRUIT & VEGETABLE SEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION)

14 APPENDIX (Page No. - 334)
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The study involves four major activities to estimate the current market size of the seeds market. Exhaustive secondary research was done to collect information on the market, peer market, and parent market. These findings, assumptions, and market sizes were validated with industry experts across the value chain through primary research. Both the top-down and bottom-up approaches were employed to estimate the complete market size. After that, the market breakdown and data triangulation approaches were used to estimate the market size of segments and subsegments.

Secondary Research

In the secondary research process, various secondary sources such as Hoovers, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and Dun & Bradstreet were referred to identify and collect information for this study. These secondary sources included annual reports, press releases & investor presentations of companies, white papers, certified publications, articles by recognized authors, gold standard & silver standard websites, food safety organizations, regulatory bodies, trade directories, and databases.

Primary Research

The seeds market comprises several stakeholders such as manufacturers, importers and exporters, traders, distributors, and suppliers of seeds, feed processors & manufacturers, government & research organizations. Some of the major stakeholders in the market include plant biotechnological companies genetic solution providers, plant & livestock breeders, public and private research institutions, agencies, and laboratories, commercial seed manufacturers (including both GM and conventional seed manufacturers), concerned government authorities, and seed and plant breeding societies and associations

The demand-side of this market is characterized by the rising demand for seeds in the feed and biofuel industries. The supply-side is characterized by the supply of conventional seeds from various suppliers in the market. Various primary sources from both the supply and demand sides of the market were interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information. Following is the breakdown of primary respondents:

Seeds Market   Size, and Share

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Market Size Estimation

Both the top-down and bottom-up approaches were used to estimate and validate the total size of the seeds market. These methods were also used extensively to estimate the size of various subsegments in the market. The research methodology used to estimate the market size includes the following:

  • The key players in the industry and markets were identified through extensive secondary research.
  • The industry’s supply chain and market size, in terms of value, was determined through primary and secondary research processes.
  • All percentage shares, splits, and breakdowns were determined using secondary sources and verified through primary respondents
  • All the possible parameters that affect the markets covered in this research study were accounted for, viewed in extensive detail, verified through primary research, and analysed to obtain the final quantitative and qualitative data.

Global Seeds Market Size: Bottom-Up Approach

Seeds Market   Size, Bottom-Up Approach<

Data Triangulation

After arriving at the overall market size-using the market size estimation processes as explained above-the market was split into several segments and subsegments. To complete the overall market engineering process and arrive at the exact statistics of each market segment and subsegment, the data triangulation and market breakdown procedures were employed. The data was triangulated by studying various factors and trends from both the demand and supply sides in the seed market.

Report Objectives

  • To define, segment, and project the global market size of the seed market.
  • To understand the seed market by identifying its various subsegments
  • To provide detailed information about the key factors influencing the growth of the market (drivers, restraints, opportunities, and industry-specific challenges)
  • To analyze the micromarkets with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and their contribution to the total market
  • To project the size of the market and its submarkets, in terms of value, with respect to the regions (along with their respective key countries)
  • To profile key players and comprehensively analyze their core competencies
  • To understand the competitive landscape and identify major growth strategies adopted by players across key regions
  • To analyze the competitive developments such as expansions & investments, mergers & acquisitions, new product launches, partnerships, joint ventures, and agreements

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  • Further breakdown of the Rest of South America seed market into Uruguay, and Paraguay
  • Further breakdown of the Rest of RoW in seed market into Iran, Kenya, and Tanzania.

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