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Global Seed Industry

  • June 2016
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Seeds in US$ Million by the following Product Groups/Segments: Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds, & Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 174 companies including many key and niche players such as -

AgReliant Genetics, LLC
Bayer CropScience AG
Bejo Zaden B.V
Canterra Seeds
China National Seed Group Corporation

Table Of Contents

Global Seed Industry


I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers.............. I-2 Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2 Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 Grain Seeds.............. I-3 Vegetable Seeds.............. I-4 Oilseeds.............. I-4 Horticulture Seeds.............. I-4 Flower Seeds.............. I-4 Lawn/Grass Seeds..............I-4 Fruit Seeds.............. I-4



II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW.............. II-1 Seeds: Most Critical Production Resource in the Agriculture- Food Value Chain.............. II-1 Seeds: An Evolutionary Scan over the Years II-7 The Vital Need to Feed the Expanding Global Population Provides the Foundation for Seed Market Growth II-9 Table 1: World Population by Geographic Region (2000, 2010, 2015, 2020, 2030, 2040, and 2050) (in Millions) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-10

Table 2: Undernourished Population Worldwide by Geographic Region (2015E): Number of Undernourished People (in Millions) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 3: Number of People Fed by Each Hectare of Planted Land Worldwide: 1960, 1980, 2000, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-11 Global Food Scenario: Key Facts II-11 Demand for Food to Witness Exponential Increase II-12 Table 4: Demand for Major Crops Worldwide by End-use (1990, 2000, 2010, 2015, and 2025): Breakdown of Demand (Million Tons) for Feed, Food, and Fuel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-12 Climate Change and Scarcity of Resources: Major Agricultural Production Impediments..............II-13 Table 5: Land Surface Worldwide by Type of Use (2015E): Percentage Breakdown of Land Use for Forest, Agricultural, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14 Nutrient-Dense Seeds for Enhancing Crop Yield: Need of the Hour II-14 Global Food and Feed Production: A Regional Addressable Market Perspective..............II-14 Asia-Pacific: Dominant Region Worldwide in Terms of Cropped Area.............. II-15 Table 6: Global Crop Area by Geographic Region (2015E): Percentage Breakdown for Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe, Latin America, North America, Western Europe, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16 Europe: Leading Producer and Exporter of Major Agricultural Products Worldwide..............II-16 North America: Largest GM Crops Market in the World II-17 Latin America: Brazil and Argentina to Play a Major Role in Global Agricultural Trade..............II-17 Global Market Outlook..............II-18 Growth Drivers in a Nutshell..............II-20

2. COMPETITION.............. II-21 Series of MandA Activity Continue to Reshape the Seed Industry II-21 Recent Mergers and Acquisitions of Leading Players II-21 Monsanto.............. II-21 Syngenta.............. II-22 Pioneer Hi-Bred International II-22 List of Key Seed Company Acquisitions and Mergers during 1995- 2015.............. II-23 Major Acquisitions of AgReliant, DowAgro, DuPont Pioneer, and Syngenta Summarized..............II-23 Competition in the Seeds Market: Highly Concentrated II-25 Key Challenges Arising Due to Market Consolidation II-25 Monsanto, DuPont, and Syngenta: Leading Seed Companies Worldwide II-25 Table 7: Leading Seed Companies Worldwide (2015E): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Bayer CropScience, Dow Agro, DuPont, KWS, Monsanto, Syngenta, Vilmorin, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26

Table 8: Leading Corn Seed Companies Worldwide (2015E): Percentage Market Share Breakdown for DuPont, KWS, Monsanto, Syngenta, and Vilmorin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26

Table 9: Leading Soybean Seed Companies Worldwide (2015E): Percentage Market Share Breakdown for DuPont, Monsanto, and Syngenta (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26

Table 10: Leading Field Seed Companies Worldwide (2015E): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Bayer CropScience, Dow Agro, DuPont, KWS, Monsanto, Syngenta, Vilmorin, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-27

Table 11: Leading Vegetable Seed Companies Worldwide (2015E): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Bayer Nunhems, Dow Agro, DuPont, KWS, Monsanto, Syngenta, Vilmorin, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-27

Table 12: Leading Garden Seed Companies Worldwide (2015E): Percentage Market Share Breakdown for Syngenta and Vilmorin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28 Chinese Players Set to Evolve as International Grade Seed Producers.............. II-28 Key Factors Determining Success in the Seeds Marketplace II-29 Biotech Companies Capitalize on the Rising Demand for Grains II-30 Table 13: Leading Biotech Seeds Companies Worldwide (2015E): Percentage Market Share Breakdown for Dow Agro, DuPont, Monsanto, Syngenta, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-31 Companies Need to Ward off Consumer Concerns II-31 Patents of GM Seeds Ensure Strong Profitability for Market Leaders.............. II-31 The Perils of Seed Monopolies..............II-32 Innovation: An Important Element for Survival for Smaller Companies.............. II-32 Marker Assisted Breeding: An Innovative Technique to Speed up New Product Development..............II-33 Seed Testing Gain Prominence..............II-33 Research Efforts to Target Enhanced Means for Improving Crop Performance.............. II-33 Steady Proliferation of Information and Communication Technologies Benefit Market Participants II-34

3. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES AND DRIVERS II-35 Growing Demand for Genetically Modified Seed Varieties Drive Strong Market Growth..............II-35 Table 14: Global Commercial Seeds Market by Type (2015E): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Conventional Field Seeds, Conventional Vegetable Seeds and GM Field Seeds (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37 Global Transgenic/GM Crop Facts in a Nutshell II-37 Significant Increase in Global Biotech Cropland Area Augment Demand for GM Seeds..............II-38 Table 15: Global GM Crops Adoption by Country (2000, 2005, 2010, and 2014): Breakup of Acreage (Millions of Hectares (Mha)) for Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, India, US, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 16: Global GM Crops Adoption by Type (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Acreage for Canola, Corn, Cotton, and Soybean (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40 Types of Biotech Crops Grown in Select Countries II-40 Table 17: Global Biotech Seeds Market by Trait (2015E): Percentage Breakdown of Area Planted for Herbicide Tolerant, Double and Triple Stack, and Insect Resistant (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-41 Genetically Modified Seeds Replace Crop Protection Chemicals in Agriculture.............. II-41 Bt. Cotton: Most Promising and Fastest Growing BioSeeds Category II-41 Key Barriers that Hinder Widespread Expansion of Bioseeds/GM Seeds.............. II-42 Status of Ban on GM Crops in Select Countries II-42 Drastic Yield Decline and Increase in Food Prices: Consequences of GMO Ban?..............II-43 GM Seeds and Crops: The US Represent the Largest Global Market while China is the Fastest Growing II-43 GM Crops: Current Status in Key Countries II-44 Approval Status for Select GM Crops Worldwide by Country II-44 Maize/Corn.............. II-44 Soybean.............. II-45 Rice.............. II-45 Potatoes.............. II-46 Cotton.............. II-46 GM Crop Plantation Area: Developing Countries Surpass Developed Nations.............. II-46 The United States Lead the Way in Biotech Crops II-47 Asia-Pacific: The Fastest Growing Market for GM Seeds and Crops II-48 Table 18: Global Market for Transgenic Seeds/Crops (2013-2020): Geographic Regions Ranked by Growth (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-48 China Rapidly Embrace GM Seeds II-48 India: Biotechnology Becomes a High Priority Research Area II-49 Taiwan Promotes Usage of GM Seeds II-49 Thailand Uses GM Seeds to Increase Food Output II-49 Latin America Witnessing Diverse Applications of Seed Biotechnology.............. II-49 Argentina: Growth Continues..............II-49 Brazil Need to Sort out Field Testing Issues II-50 Mexico Exhibit Positive Approach towards Biotechnology II-50 Costa Rica: Using GM Seeds Right II-50 Sub-Saharan Africa: Under the Shadow of Food and Poverty Crisis II-50 Seed Innovations and Advancements: Spearheading Growth II-51 Comprehensive Cropping System: Future of Cultivation II-51 Seed Solutions for High-yielding Crops II-53 Chronological Patent Highlights II-54 Renewably Sourced™ Products from DuPont II-55 DuPont's Advanced Technologies for Better Seeds and Faster Growth.............. II-55 Complete DNA Sequencing to Facilitate Development of Superior Groundnut Varieties..............II-55 Innovative Plant Breeding Techniques II-56 Select Vegetable and Fruit Seed Advancements in Recent Years II-56 Summer Sweet ‘Sweet Corn' Varieties from Abbott II-56 Rising Sun Onion Variety from American Takii II-57 Indigo Range Tomatoes from Burpee II-57 Adelaide Carrot and Babybeat Beet from Johnny's Seeds II-57 New Broccoli Varieties from Monsanto II-57 Oloroso and Dulciana Onion Varieties from Nunhems II-57 Homeslice Slicer Tomato and Simply Herbs from PanAmerican Seed II-58 Stravinsky and Puccini Pickling Cucumbers from Rijk Zwaan II-58 Captivation Seedless Water Melon from Syngenta II-58 Rampart and Bastille Sweet Peppers from Syngenta II-58 Protector Sweet Corn from Syngenta II-58 Arizona Agastache Series from America Takii Inc. II-58 Fuseables Precision Multi-Pellets from PanAmerican Seed II-58 Grandio Pansy from Sakata Seeds II-59 Rising Adoption of Technology Enable Developing Countries to Turbo Charge Global Growth..............II-59 Table 19: Agricultural Production Worldwide by Developing and Developed Countries (2015E and 2022P): Breakdown of Produce (Million Tons) for BRIC Countries, Developed Countries, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61 India and China: Important Current and Future Markets II-61 Table 20: Ten Largest Populated Countries Worldwide (July 2015): Total Population (in Millions) by Age Group 0-14 Years, 15-59 Years, 60+ Years for China, India, USA, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and Mexico (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 21: Ten Largest Populated Countries Worldwide (July 2015): Percentage Population by Age Group 0-14 Years, 15-59 Years, 60+ Years for China, India, USA, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and Mexico (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-63 Surging Demand for Grain Seeds Benefit Market Expansion II-64 Corn Seed: The Leading Segment..............II-64 Wheat: The World's Favorite Staple Food II-64 Rice: Dominant Crop Category in China and India II-65 Growing Preference for Healthy, Organic and Unprocessed Cooking Oils Sustains Demand for OilSeeds II-65 Soybean Represents the Largest and Fastest Growing OilSeeds Category.............. II-66 Table 22: Global Oilseeds Production by Type (2014-15): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Production of Copra, Cottonseed, Palm Kernel, Peanut, Rapeseed, Soybean, and Sunflower Seed (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67 The United States Dominate Global OilSeeds Production II-67 Table 23: World Vegetable Oilseeds Production by Country (2014 and 2015): Volume Production (in Million Metric Tons) in United States, Brazil, China, Argentina, India, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68 Myriad Benefits of Organic Farming Drives Robust Demand for Organic Seeds.............. II-68 Shift in Diet Habits towards Healthy Vegetarian Eating Fuel Demand for Vegetable Seeds..............II-69 Table 24: Global Vegetables Seeds Market by Type (2015): Percentage Breakdown for Brassica, Cucurbit, Large Seed Vegetables, Leafy, Root and Bulb, and Solonaceae (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-71 Major Vegetable Groups and Corresponding Crops II-71 Major Factors Impacting Global Vegetable Seeds Consumption II-72 Work on Genome Sequencing for Vegetable Seeds Continues II-72 Superior Drought Tolerance, Productivity, and Nitrogen- Utilization Efficiency Drive Demand for Hybrid Seeds II-72 Sustainable Agricultural Production Holds the Key to Various Seed Market Challenges and Issues II-73 Seed Treatment Products: Essential for Crop Protection II-74 Growing Demand for Non-GM Corn Seeds: A Divergent Trend II-74 Favorable Demand and Production Trends of Various Crops Strengthen Market Prospects..............II-75 Vegetables and Fruits..............II-76 Oilseed Rape.............. II-76 Soybeans.............. II-77 Diverse Field Crops..............II-77 Sugarcane.............. II-78 Specialty Crops.............. II-79

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW.............. II-80 Germplasm: The Determinant of Seed Quality II-80 Usage of Germplasm:..............II-80 Improving Seed Characteristics II-80 Hybrids.............. II-80 Varietals.............. II-81 Seeds and Agricultural Biotechnology II-81 Inpmut Traits.............. II-81 Insect Resistance..............II-81 Herbicide Resistance..............II-82 Output Traits (Quality Traits)..............II-82 Major Types of Seeds..............II-82 Grain Seeds.............. II-82 Vegetable Seeds.............. II-82 Oilseeds.............. II-82 Types of Oilseeds.............. II-83 Canola/Rapeseed..............II-83 Rapeseed Oil.............. II-84 Sunflower and Safflower Seeds II-84 Roundup Ready Soybeans..............II-84 Castor Seed.............. II-84 Flaxseed.............. II-84 Cottonseed.............. II-85 Grapeseed.............. II-85 Mustard Seed.............. II-85 Sesame.............. II-85 Oilseeds in Industrial Applications II-85 Horticulture Seeds.............. II-86 Flower Seeds.............. II-86 Lawn/Grass Seeds..............II-86 Fruit Seeds.............. II-86 Miscellaneous Seeds..............II-86

5. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-87 Syngenta Unveils New Line of Biostimulants II-87 Incotec Launches Film Coat for Soybean II-87 Dekalb Introduces Genuity Corn Seeds II-87 Johnsons Seeds Re-Introduces Retail Seed Range II-87 Canterra Seeds Introduces New Canola Hybrid II-87 Germinal Introduces Amenity Grass Seed, Fertilizer and Wildflower Catalogue..............II-87 Monsanto Introduces Deltapine Hybrid Cotton Seeds in India II-87 Bayer CropScience Launches Latest Soybean Variety-Credenz II-88 Mycogen Seeds Unveils New Varieties of Soybean lines and Corn Hybrids.............. II-88 Mycogen Seeds Includes Novel Product in Corn Hybrid Line II-88

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY..............II-89 La Crosse Seed Takes Over Cover Crop Solutions Seed Brands II-89 SandW Seed Company Takes Over SV Genetics II-89 Bayer Plans to Acquire Monsanto..............II-89 DLF Takes Over ESTERO Seed Company II-89 KWS Divests Seed Potato Business II-89 Farmers Edge Forms Partnership with Eastern Colorado Seeds II-89 DuPont Pioneer Inks Licensing Agreement with Origin Agritech II-89 Legend Seeds Inks Partnership Agreement with Farm Nutrients II-90 ChemChina Plans to Take Over Syngenta II-90 Vilmorin and Cie Acquires Genica Research II-90 Croda Completes Acquisition of Incotec II-90 Paine and Partners to Take Over Suba Seeds II-90 Northern Seed Acquires Triticale from Syngenta II-90 Bayer CropSceience Inaugurates New Oilseed Processing Facility II-90 Dow AgroSciences Establishes New Seeds RandD Facility in the US II-91 Syngenta to Divest Flowers Seeds Business II-91 Land O'Lakes Merges with United Suppliers II-91 SandW Seed Inks Alfalfa Seed Agreement with Calyxt II-91 Bayer CropScience Takes Over SeedWorks India II-91 DLF Inks Joint Venture with Seedtech in Ireland II-91 Axia Seeds Partners with Village Farms II-91 Klein Karoo Saad Bemarking to Take Over Agriseeds II-91 Monsanto Expands Production Capacity of Seeds in France II-91 SandW Seed Company Delivers Alfalfa Seeds to China II-92 Syngenta Signs Agreement to Acquire Lantmännen's WOSR Business II-92 China Seed Inks Agreement with Guard Agricultural Research for Wheat Technology.............. II-92 Columbia Seeds Enters into Strategic Partnership Agreement with Novel Ag Research Farm..............II-92 Mahindra and Mahindra Signs Joint Venture Agreement with HZPC II-92 Syngenta Takes Over Societa Produttori Sementi II-92 Tweed Marijuana Acquires Medical Marihuana Plants and Seeds Under License.............. II-92 BreedIT Signs Joint Venture Agreement with Cannabis Breeder Sheifa Le'Haim.............. II-92 Vilmorin and Cie Acquires Seed Asia II-93 A1 Investments and Resources Acquires Marvel Seeds II-93 Three Companies Enter into Joint Venture Agreement to Produce non-GMO Soybean Seeds..............II-93 MAHYCO Collaborates with Arcadia Biosciences to Develop GM Cotton and Rice.............. II-93 Syngenta Collaborates with Gavilon Grain to Promote Agrisure Duracade.............. II-93 Northern Seed Takes Over Montana Seed II-93 Suba Seeds Takes Over Condor Seed Production II-93 Bayer CropScience Establishes New Horticulture Business II-94 SINO Zimbabwe Cotton Holdings Establishes Cotton Seed Plant to Increase Output.............. II-94

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS..............II-95 AgReliant Genetics, LLC (US)..............II-95 Bayer CropScience AG (Germany) II-95 Bejo Zaden B.V (The Netherlands) II-95 Canterra Seeds (Canada)..............II-96 China National Seed Group Corporation (China) II-96 DLF (Denmark).............. II-96 DLF-USA (US).............. II-97 Dow AgroSciences LLC (US)..............II-97 Mycogen Seeds (US).............. II-97 DuPont Pioneer (US).............. II-98 East West Seed Company (Thailand) II-98 Enza Zaden (The Netherlands)..............II-98 Groupe Limagrain Holding SA (France) II-99 Vilmorin and Cie (France)..............II-99 Hunan Xiangyan Seed Industry Co., Ltd. (China) II-99 Krishidhan Seeds Private Ltd. (India) II-100 KWS (Germany).............. II-100 Lantmännen SW Seed AB (Sweden) II-100 Monsanto Company (US)..............II-100 Seminis, Inc. (US).............. II-101 Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd. (India)..............II-101 Rasi Seeds (P) Ltd. (India)..............II-102 Rijk Zwaan Zaadteelt en Zaadhandel B.V. (The Netherlands) II-102 Sakata Seed Corp. (Japan)..............II-102 Syngenta AG (Switzerland)..............II-103 Takii and Company, Limited (Japan) II-103 The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (US) II-104 WinField Solutions, LLC (US)..............II-104

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE..............II-105 Table 25: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-105

Table 26: World Historic Review for Seeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-106

Table 27: World 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-107

Seeds Market by Product Group/Segment II-108

Table 28: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Grain Seeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-108

Table 29: World Historic Review for Grain Seeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-109

Table 30: World 14-Year Perspective for Grain Seeds by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-110

Table 31: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Vegetable Seeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-111

Table 32: World Historic Review for Vegetable Seeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-112

Table 33: World 14-Year Perspective for Vegetable Seeds by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-113

Table 34: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Oilseeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-114

Table 35: World Historic Review for Oilseeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-115

Table 36: World 14-Year Perspective for Oilseeds by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-116

Table 37: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Horticulture Seeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-117

Table 38: World Historic Review for Horticulture Seeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-118

Table 39: World 14-Year Perspective for Horticulture Seeds by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-119

Table 40: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Horticulture Seeds by Product Segment - Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-120

Table 41: World Historic Review for Horticulture Seeds by Product Segment - Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-121

Table 42: World 14-Year Perspective for Horticulture Seeds by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-122

Table 43: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flower Seeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-123

Table 44: World Historic Review for Flower Seeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-124

Table 45: World 14-Year Perspective for Flower Seeds by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-125

Table 46: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Lawn/Grass Seeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-126

Table 47: World Historic Review for Lawn/Grass Seeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-127

Table 48: World 14-Year Perspective for Lawn/Grass Seeds by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-128

Table 49: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Fruit Seeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-129

Table 50: World Historic Review for Fruit Seeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-130

Table 51: World 14-Year Perspective for Fruit Seeds by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-131

Table 52: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Other Seeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-132

Table 53: World Historic Review for Other Seeds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-133

Table 54: World 14-Year Perspective for Other Seeds by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-134



III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES.............. III-1 A.Market Analysis.............. III-1 Healthy Growth Projected for the World's Single Largest Market III-1 The United States Dominate Global OilSeeds Production III-2 Table 55: World Vegetable Oilseeds Production by Country (2014 and 2015): Volume Production (in Million Metric Tons) in United States, Brazil, China, Argentina, India, and Others) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3 Noteworthy Trends and Drivers..............III-3 Development and Launch of High-end Transgenic and Hybrid Seeds Drive Market Growth..............III-3 GM Seeds Dominate the US Seeds Market III-4 Table 56: Select Approved GM Crops to be used as Food and Feed) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4 Adoption of GM Seeds Increases, Despite Mixed Benefits and Risks.............. III-4 Table 57: Leading GM Crops Cultivated in the US (2015E): Percentage Breakdown of Area Cultivated and Penetration of GM Crops in Total Area Cultivated) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-5

Table 58: Percentage Share of GM Corn Cultivation in Total Corn Acreage by US State (2014)) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-6 Shift towards Conventional Seed Corn Gain Momentum III-7 Herbicide-tolerant GM Seeds More Popular than Insect- tolerant Varieties..............III-7 US Seeds Market: Competitive Landscape III-8 Table 59: Leading GM Seeds Companies in the US (2015E): Percentage Market Share for DuPont, Monsanto, Syngenta, and Others) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 60: Leading Corn Seeds Companies in North America (2015): Percentage Market Share of Value Sales for AgReliant, Dow AgroScience, DuPont Pioneer, Monsanto, Syngenta, and Others) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 61: Leading Soybean Seeds Producers in the US (2015E): Percentage Market Share of Value Sales for AgReliant, Dow AgroScience, DuPont Pioneer, Monsanto, Syngenta, and Others) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9 Product Launches..............III-9 Strategic Corporate Developments III-9 Select Key Players..............III-11 B.Market Analytics..............III-15 Table 62: The US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-15

Table 63: The US Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 64: The US 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-17

2. CANADA.............. III-18 A.Market Analysis.............. III-18 Canadian Seed Sector Evolves to Become Technically Advanced and Innovative.............. III-18 Key National Seed Organizations in Canada III-19 Regulatory Environment..............III-19 Rising Investments from the Private Sector Benefits Market Prospects.............. III-19 Table 65: Seed Research Investments (US$ Million) by the Private Sector: 2007, 2012 and 2017) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-20 Canadian Market for GM Seeds/Crops: An Overview III-20 GM Crops Cultivated in Canada by Type III-20 GM Crops Imported..............III-21 Product Launch.............. III-21 Strategic Corporate Development III-21 Canterra Seeds - A Major Canada-Based Company III-21 B.Market Analytics..............III-22 Table 66: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/ Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-22

Table 67: Canadian Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 68: Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-24

3. JAPAN.............. III-25 A.Market Analysis.............. III-25 Stringent Ruling for Biotech Seeds in Japan III-25 Japanese Seed Companies Seek Opportunities in the Overseas Markets.............. III-25 Select Key Players..............III-26 B.Market Analytics..............III-27 Table 69: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/ Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-27

Table 70: Japanese Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 71: Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-29

4. EUROPE.............. III-30 A.Market Analysis.............. III-30 Europe: One of the Largest Seed Producing and Plant Breeding Regions Worldwide..............III-30 EU Seed Production: Facts at a Glance III-30 Rising Health Consciousness and Popularity of Ethnic Foods Drive Demand for Oilseeds..............III-31 Increasing Popularity of Ethnic Cuisines III-31 Changing Lifestyles and Family Patterns III-32 Introduction of Advanced Technologies Brings a Paradigm Shift in the Oilseeds Market..............III-32 Demand for Organic and Fair-Trade Oilseeds Gains Momentum III-32 European Biotech Crops Market: An Overview III-33 Stringent Laws Impedes Demand for Genetically Modified (GM) Seeds.............. III-34 Food Security.............. III-34 EU Member States Gain Power to Decide Fate of GMOs III-34 EU Court Terminates Approval for Amflora GM Potato III-35 Monsanto Withdraws Applications for New GM Crops III-35 GM Crop Ban Status in Europe..............III-35 Status of Ban of GMO Crops in Select European Countries III-36 Regulation (EC) 1829/2003 on Genetically Modified Organisms III-36 EU Legislations Concerning Seed Marketing III-36 EU Seed Market: Competitive Landscape III-37 Leading Agricultural Seeds Companies in the EU (2015): Regional Ranking in Terms of Value Sales) III-38 Table 72: Leading Corn Seeds Companies in the EU (2015): Percentage Market Share for DuPont Pioneer, KWS, Monsanto, Syngenta, Vilmorin, and Others) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-38 B.Market Analytics..............III-39 Table 73: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 74: European Historic Review for Seeds by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-40

Table 75: European 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-41 Market by Product Segment..............III-42 Table 76: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/ Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-42

Table 77: European Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 78: European 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-44

4a. FRANCE.............. III-45 A.Market Analysis.............. III-45 Seed Companies Seek to Improve Protein Content in Wheat III-45 France Bans GMO Maize Cultivation III-45 Strategic Corporate Developments III-45 Select Key Players..............III-46 B.Market Analytics..............III-47 Table 79: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/ Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-47

Table 80: French Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 81: French 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-49

4b. GERMANY.............. III-50 A.Market Analysis.............. III-50 Germany Opposes GM Seeds..............III-50 Strategic Corporate Development III-50 Select Key Players..............III-50 B.Market Analytics..............III-52 Table 82: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-52

Table 83: German Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 84: German 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-54

4c. ITALY.............. III-55 A.Market Analysis.............. III-55 Italy Bans Monsanto GM Corn..............III-55 Strategic Corporate Development III-55 B.Market Analytics..............III-56 Table 85: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-56

Table 86: Italian Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 87: Italian 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-58

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM..............III-59 A.Market Analysis.............. III-59 The Grow-Your-Own Trend Benefits Vegetable Seeds Market III-59 Britain Makes Efforts to Join the ‘GM' Bandwagon III-59 B.Market Analytics..............III-60 Table 88: The UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-60

Table 89: The UK Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 90: The UK 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-62

4e. SPAIN.............. III-63 A.Market Analysis.............. III-63 Spain: A Leading GM Crops Producer in the EU III-63 B.Market Analytics..............III-64 Table 91: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-64

Table 92: Spanish Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 93: Spanish 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-66

4f. RUSSIA.............. III-67 A.Market Analysis.............. III-67 Need for Developing Domestic Seed Production in Russia III-67 Russia Bans GM Foods..............III-67 B.Market Analytics..............III-68 Table 94: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-68

Table 95: Russian Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 96: Russian 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-70

4g. REST OF EUROPE.............. III-71 A.Market Analysis.............. III-71 Product Launches..............III-71 Strategic Corporate Developments III-71 Select Key Players..............III-73 B.Market Analytics..............III-75 Table 97: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/ Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-75

Table 98: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 99: Rest of Europe 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-77

5. ASIA-PACIFIC.............. III-78 A.Market Analysis.............. III-78 India and China: Important Current and Future Markets III-78 Table 100: Ten Largest Populated Countries Worldwide (July 2015): Total Population (in Millions) by Age Group 0-14 Years, 15-59 Years, 60+ Years for China, India, USA, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and Mexico (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 101: Ten Largest Populated Countries Worldwide (July 2015): Percentage Population by Age Group 0-14 Years, 15-59 Years, 60+ Years for China, India, USA, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and Mexico) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-80 GM Seeds Continue to Gain Prominence in Asia-Pacific III-80 Bt Cotton Dominates in Asia-Pacific III-81 GM Seeds Market Prospects in China and India III-81 Golden Rice Commercialization Faces Impediments III-81 B.Market Analytics..............III-82 Table 102: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Geographic Region - China, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 103: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Seeds by Geographic Region - China, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-83

Table 104: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

Table 105: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/ Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-85

Table 106: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86

Table 107: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-87

5a. CHINA.............. III-88 A.Market Analysis.............. III-88 China to Become the Largest Market for Seeds in the Near Future III-88 Growing Pressure to Achieve Food Security Transforms the Seed Marketplace.............. III-88 Chinese Players Set to Evolve as International Grade Seed Producers.............. III-89 The Need for Bioseeds in China III-90 Large Population Offers Significant Opportunities for GM Seeds III-90 Ahead in Bioseeds Research, Yet Faces Adoption Issues III-91 China Deliberating the Opening Up of its Seeds Industry III-91 Government Promotes Drought Resistant Wheat Seeds III-92 Grass Seed Market Limited to Local Varieties III-92 China: A Major Producer of Oilseeds Worldwide III-92 The Chinese National Plan for Seed Industry Development between 2012 and 2020..............III-92 Seed Law Amendments of 2015 Summarized III-93 Variety Registration..............III-93 Intellectual Property Rights..............III-94 PVP Applications and Approvals III-94 Patents.............. III-94 Biosafety Certificates..............III-94 Value Added Tax (VAT)..............III-95 Strategic Corporate Developments III-95 Select Key Players..............III-95 B.Market Analytics..............III-98 Table 108: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/ Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-98

Table 109: Chinese Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-99

Table 110: Chinese 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-100

5b. INDIA.............. III-101 A.Market Analysis.............. III-101 India: A Potential Laden Market III-101 Domestically Produced Varieties Dominate the Indian Seeds Market.............. III-102 Structure of the Indian Seed Industry III-103 Noteworthy Trends.............. III-103 Seeds Market to Scale to 40 Million Tons by 2025 III-103 Indian Seed Industry in a State of Surplus, but Farmers Continue to Face Problems..............III-103 Hybrid Seeds Market Unfazed by Moratorium on Sales of Bt Brinjal.............. III-104 Hybrid Seeds: Ongoing Trials and the Indian Advantage III-104 Monsanto's Traits Rule the Indian Bt Cotton Seeds Market III-104 Indian Market Attracts Foreign Seed Companies III-105 Indian Seed Producers Target African and SAARC Countries III-105 Resistance to New Basmati Varieties in Rice Segment III-105 ICRISAT - The Global Gene Bank of Germplasm III-106 Product Launch.............. III-106 Strategic Corporate Developments III-106 Select Key Players..............III-107 B.Market Analytics..............III-109 Table 111: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-109

Table 112: Indian Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-110

Table 113: Indian 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-111

5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC..............III-112 A.Market Analysis.............. III-112 Focus on Select Markets..............III-112 Australia.............. III-112 High Demand for Grass Seed III-112 Korea.............. III-112 Forage Seeds Market - Assessing Opportunities for Foreign Suppliers.............. III-112 New Zealand.............. III-113 A Net Exporter..............III-113 Thailand.............. III-114 Seed Manufacturers Insist on Implementation of Plant Variety Protection Act..............III-114 Vietnam.............. III-114 Product Launch.............. III-114 Strategic Corporate Developments III-115 B.Market Analytics..............III-116 Table 114: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-116

Table 115: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-117

Table 116: Rest of Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-118

6. LATIN AMERICA.............. III-119 A.Market Analysis.............. III-119 Growing Cultivation of Genetic Crops III-119 B.Market Analytics..............III-120 Table 117: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Geographic Region - Brazil, and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-120

Table 118: Latin American Historic Review for Seeds by Geographic Region - Brazil, and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-121

Table 119: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Brazil, and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-122

Table 120: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/ Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-123

Table 121: Latin American Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-124

Table 122: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-125

6a. BRAZIL.............. III-126 A.Market Analysis.............. III-126 Market Overview.............. III-126 Increasing Use of Premium Quality Seeds III-126 Government Programs Support Seed RandD III-127 Regulations Associated with Import of Seeds III-127 Increasing Focus on Bioseeds Research in the Country III-127 Regulatory Scenario for GM Crops in Brazil III-128 Soybean: An Important Commodity in Brazil's Agribusiness Ecosystem.............. III-129 Table 123: Brazilian Soybean Market (2015E): Percentage Breakdown of Production by Crop Type for Conventional and Genetically Modified Crops) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-129 B.Market Analytics..............III-130 Table 124: Brazilian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-130

Table 125: Brazilian Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-131

Table 126: Brazilian 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-132

6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA..............III-133 A.Market Analysis.............. III-133 Focus on Select Markets..............III-133 Argentina.............. III-133 Chile.............. III-133 Cuba.............. III-134 Mexico.............. III-134 GM Corn and Soy Face Ban..............III-134 Venezuela.............. III-134 B.Market Analytics..............III-135 Table 127: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-135

Table 128: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-136

Table 129: Rest of Latin America 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/ Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-137

7. REST OF WORLD.............. III-138 A.Market Analysis.............. III-138 Focus on Select Markets..............III-138 Africa.............. III-138 Issues Plaguing the African Seed Industry III-138 The Need for Bioseeds in Africa III-139 Genetically Modified Crops: A Boon to African Agriculture III-139 Strategic Corporate Developments III-140 B.Market Analytics..............III-141 Table 130: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Seeds by Product Group/ Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-141

Table 131: Rest of World Historic Review for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-142

Table 132: Rest of World 14-Year Perspective for Seeds by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture Seeds (Flower Seeds and Lawn/Grass Seeds), Fruit Seeds, and Other Seeds Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-143



IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 174 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 209)

The United States (52) Canada (7) Japan (2) Europe (84) - France (9) - Germany (11) - The United Kingdom (19) - Italy (12) - Spain (2) - Rest of Europe (31) Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (53) Latin America (2) Africa (5) Middle-East (4)

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Seed Treatment Market by Function, Type, Crop Type, Application Technique, & by Region - Global Forecast to 2021

Seed Treatment Market by Function, Type, Crop Type, Application Technique, & by Region - Global Forecast to 2021

  • $ 5 650
  • Industry report
  • August 2016
  • by MarketsandMarkets

“Seed treatment market projected to grow at a CAGR of 10.8%” The seed treatment market is projected to reach USD 9.82 billion by 2021 at a CAGR of 10.8% from 2016 to 2021. The market is driven by factors ...

Global Seed Coating Materials Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2016 - 2021)

Global Seed Coating Materials Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2016 - 2021)

  • $ 4 250
  • Industry report
  • August 2016
  • by Mordor Intelligence LLP

Seed coating is enhancing seed performance by addition of chemicals to protect the seed from pathogens. It creates products that are both safer for users and the environment. Importance of seed coatings ...

Global Forage Seed Market - By Product Type, Application and Geography - Market Shares, Forecasts And Trends (2015-2020)

Global Forage Seed Market - By Product Type, Application and Geography - Market Shares, Forecasts And Trends (2015-2020)

  • $ 4 250
  • Industry report
  • August 2016
  • by Mordor Intelligence LLP

The global forage seed market has estimated to be 10.5 billion US$ in 2014 and expected to reach 17.2 billion US$ by 2020 at a CAGR of 8.2% during the forecasted period 2015-2020. Forage such as Alfalfa, ...


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