Global Seeds Market Report To 2018: Market is Projected to Reach $85,237.6 Million

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Dublin, Oct. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Seeds Market by Type, Seed Trait & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast To 2018" report to their offering.

The seeds market was $44,122.2 million in 2012 and is projected to reach $85,237.6 million by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 12.1% from 2013 to 2018.


The seed market is primarily driven by the consumption of seeds with traits which is gaining awareness among the farmers. Oilseed and grain seeds are key segments of the global seed market. The global seed market is driven by many reasons such as the pressure of continuously increasing population, maximum production with limited available land, effective advanced technologies, crop losses, and extensive expenditure of agricultural farms. The rising demand of vegetables, oils, and grains has a positive impact on the growth of seeds market. The time period involved in innovation and development of new traits restrains the growth of seeds market

The global seeds market was dominated by some major companies such as Monsanto (U.S.), DuPont (U.S.), Syngenta (Switzerland), and Bayer (Germany).

North America is the largest region for seeds market. China, Brazil, and India are also important countries for this market, adopting new technologies to grow faster. Corn covers the largest market share followed by soybean crop. Maximum trait seeds are developed for corn crop globally. Herbicide tolerant is the most applied trait in the global seed market, followed by insect resistant. Biotech trait crops are associated with higher yields, less crop loss, and less maintenance cost. Hence, they are gaining popularity.

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


  • Oilseed seed
  • Soybean
  • Sunflower
  • Cotton
  • Canola
  • Grain Seed
  • Corn
  • Wheat
  • Rice
  • Millet
  • Fruit & Vegetable market
  • Tomatoes
  • Melons
  • Brassica
  • Pepper
  • Lettuce
  • Onion
  • Carrot
  • Other Fruit and Vegetable
  • Other Seeds
  • Alfalfa
  • Clovers & Other Forage
  • Flower seed
  • Turf Grasses
  • Others


  • Herbicide Tolerant
  • Insect Resistant
  • Other Stacked Trait

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Premium Insights - Global Seeds Market

4 Market Overview

5 Seeds Market, By Crop Types

6 Seeds Market, By Biotech Traits

7 Seeds Market, By Geography

8 Competitive Landscape

9 Company Profile - Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, And Developments

  • Bayer Cropscience AG
  • Burrus Seed Farm
  • DLF Trifolium
  • DOW Agrosciences Llc
  • EI Du Pont De Nemours And Company
  • Gansu Dunhuang Seed Co Ltd
  • Hefei Fengle Seed Co Ltd
  • KWS Saat Ag
  • Krishidhan Seeds
  • Land O'lakes Inc
  • Limagrain
  • Mahyco Seeds Company Limited
  • Monsanto
  • Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd
  • Rallis India Limited
  • Sakata Seed Corporation
  • Seed Co Limited
  • Stine Seed Company
  • Syngenta Ag
  • Takii & Co Ltd

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