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Agricultural Biotechnology: Transgenic Seeds/Crops and Biopesticides

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Dublin, Oct. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Agricultural Biotechnology: Transgenic Seeds/Crops and Biopesticides - Global Strategic Business Report - 2012-2018

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cb28nf/agricultural) has announced the addition of the "Agricultural Biotechnology - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Agricultural Biotechnology in US$ Million by the following Product Group/Segment: Transgenic Seeds/Crops (Soybean, Corn, Cotton, & Others (Includes Canola, Wheat, Rice, and Potato among Others), and Biopesticides. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets.

The report profiles 102 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Bayer CropScience AG
  • Certis USA LLC
  • Dow AgroSciences LLC
  • Mycogen Seeds
  • Emerald BioAgriculture Corporation
  • Makhteshim-Agan Industries Ltd.
  • Monsanto Company
  • Performance Plants Inc.
  • Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.
  • Syngenta AG.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
  • Agricultural Biotechnology I-3
  • Transgenic Crops I-3
  • Biopesticides I-4

II. Executive Summary

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1

  • A Prelude II-1
  • Agricultural Biotechnology - The Need II-2
  • Opportunity Indicators in a Nutshell II-2
  • Market Snapshots II-3
  • Barriers to Expansion of Biotechnology II-4
  • Biotech Cropland Worldwide II-4
  • US Leads the Way II-5
  • Europe Offers Mixed Reviews II-5
  • Asia-Pacific II-6
  • Latin America and the Caribbean II-6

2. MARKET ISSUES & TRENDS II-18

  • Food Security - An Opportunity Generator II-18
  • Integration of Biotechnology and IT Revolutionizes Agriculture Sector II-18
  • Misuse of Indigenous Resources of Developing Countries: A Cause of Concern II-19
  • Development of New Herbicide-Tolerant Traits Gathers Steam II-19
  • Educating Consumers - Need of the Hour II-19
  • Public-Private Sector Partnerships Gain Importance II-20
  • Protection of Intellectual Property Demands High Attention II-20
  • Developing Nations Require Increased Support of International Agencies II-20
  • Challenges Aplenty for Agricultural Biotechnology in Developing Nations II-20
  • Dearth of Competent Leadership II-21
  • Insufficient Financial Support for R&D II-21
  • Lack of Scientific and Technological Infrastructure II-21
  • Insufficient Expertise and Human Resources II-21
  • Safety Issues II-22
  • Ethical Issues II-22
  • Lack of Regulatory Framework II-23

3. INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY II-24

  • Definition II-24
  • Transgenic Plants Defined II-24
  • Functioning of Biotechnology II-24
  • Brief History of Agricultural Biotechnology II-24
  • Significant Periods in the Development of Genetics II-25
  • Advantages of Agricultural Biotechnology II-25
  • Facilitating Easier Food Production II-25
  • Enhancing Food Quality and Nutrition II-25
  • Forestry and Trees II-26
  • Beneficial for Hungry World II-26
  • Environmental Benefits II-26
  • Herbicide Acceptance for Modern Farming II-26
  • Water Quality Protection II-27
  • Guarding Against Plant Diseases II-27
  • Nutrition, Quality and Health Benefits II-27
  • Other Benefits II-27
  • Select Agricultural Biotech Products Available in the Market II-28
  • Biopesticides II-29
  • Agricultural Biotechnology Process II-29
  • Classes of Companies Involved in Agricultural Biotechnology II-30
  • Biotech R&D Companies II-30
  • Companies Manufacturing Agricultural Products II-30
  • Seed Companies II-31
  • Pharmaceutical Companies Operating through Subsidiaries II-31
  • Food Corporations II-31
  • Biotechnology and Forestry II-31

4. TRANSGENIC CROPS - AN OVERVIEW II-32

  • Genetically Modified Crops: A Global Perspective II-32
  • Genetically Modified Crops Slowly Losing their Stigma II-32
  • Industry Highlights II-32
  • Future R&D Strategies II-33

5. AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY IN DEVELOPING REGIONS II-34

  • Developing Regions - In the Shadow of Developed Nations II-34
  • Biotech Research Initiatives II-34
  • Asia-Pacific Markets - Keen to Enter Agricultural Biotechnology Field II-35
  • China - Rapidly Embracing Biotechnology II-35
  • India - Biotechnology on Priority II-35
  • Taiwan Promotes Agricultural Biotechnology II-35
  • Thailand - Using Biotechnology to Increase Food Output II-36
  • The Philippines - Rising Consumer Concerns II-36
  • Latin America and the Caribbean - Diverse Applications of Biotechnology II-36
  • Argentina - Growth Continues II-37
  • Brazil - Second Largest Market in the World II-37
  • Mexico - Positive Approach Towards Biotechnology II-37
  • Costa Rica - Using Biotechnology Right II-37
  • Sub-Saharan Africa - Under Shadow of Food and Poverty Crisis II-38

6. AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY - ISSUES AND IMPACTS II-39

  • Consumer Issues and Impacts II-39
  • Agricultural Issues and Impacts II-39
  • Benefits to Farmers II-39
  • Challenges for Farmers II-40
  • Environmental Issues and Impacts II-40
  • Environmental Impacts - Cannot be Ignored II-40
  • Is Biotechnology Beneficial for Environment? II-40
  • Potential Risks to Environment II-40
  • Cross Pollination II-40
  • Effects on Non-Target Varieties II-41
  • Pest Resistance II-41
  • Socioeconomic and Ethical Aspects II-41
  • Human Health and Food Safety Issues II-42
  • Whether GM foods contain toxins and allergens II-42
  • Whether New Foods from Transgenic Crops Contain Allergens II-42
  • Use of Antibiotic-Resistance 'Marker' Genes II-42

7. END-USE APPLICATIONS II-43

  • Genetically Engineered Crops II-43
  • Insect Tolerance II-43
  • Virus Tolerance II-43
  • Herbicide Tolerance II-43
  • Developing Oil Seeds II-44
  • Agrobacterium Transformation Technology II-44
  • Molecular Farming - An Evolving Field II-44
  • Advances in Agricultural Biotechnology II-44
  • A Futuristic Insight II-45
  • Potential Applications of Biotechnology II-45

8. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT II-46

  • Intellectual Property and Agricultural Biotechnology II-46
  • TRIPS and Agricultural Biotechnology II-46
  • Risk Assessment II-46
  • European Union Policy on Genetically Modified - Stringent Directives II-47
  • Regulation for Transgenic Crops in the US II-48
  • International Issues II-48
  • Biotechnology - Repercussions for US Soybean & Corn Trade II-48
  • Agricultural Biotechnology - Public Opposition & Bureaucratic Hurdles in Europe II-49
  • Russia: Mandatory Labeling Introduced II-49
  • Labeling or Branding - A Critical Issue II-49

9. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-50

  • Gavilon Acquires AgriService II-50
  • Bayer CropScience Inks Agreement with Performance Plants II-50
  • Grand Pharmaceutical Healthcare Holdings to Acquire Wuhan Kernel Bio-Tech II-50
  • DuPont Signs Research Agreement with Rosetta Green II-51
  • DuPont Enters into Multiyear Collaboration with Evogene II-51
  • DuPont Collaborates with Plant Sensory Systems II-51
  • ScottsMiracle-Gro Inks Agreement with Marrone Bio Innovations II-52
  • Monsanto Extends Research Collaboration with GrassRoots Biotechnology II-52
  • Origin Agritech Inks Licensing Agreement with Multinational Company II-52
  • BASF Plant Science Collaborates with Bayer CropScience II-52
  • BAYER CropScience to Acquire Hornbeck Seed II-53
  • Monsanto Acquires Divergence II-53

10. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-54

  • Monsanto Enters into Partnership with AgraQuest II-54
  • Amvac Chemical Acquires Product Range of Bayer CropScience II-54
  • Origin Agritech Acquires Stake in Shandong Kunfeng Biochemical II-54
  • Dow AgroSciences and KeyGene Sign Trait Development Agreement II-55
  • Dow AgroSciences Canada Takes Over Hyland Seeds II-55
  • Danisco Inks Agreement to Take Over Sorbial II-56
  • Bayer Acquires Athenix II-56
  • SemBioSys and INDEAR Enter into Supply and Commercialization Agreement II-56
  • Origin Biotechnology Enters into Agreement with Sichuan Biotech and CAS II-57
  • Dow AgroSciences and NemGenix Form Collaboration II-57
  • Syngenta Enters into Cooperation Agreement with China Agricultural University II-58
  • Monsanto Teams Up with Protabit II-58
  • Alternext and Limagrain Ink Licensing Agreement for Cellectis Technology II-58
  • Dow and Schillinger Ink R&D and Licensing Agreement for Soybean Seeds II-59
  • Monsanto Enters into Agreement with TNAU to Develop GM Papaya II-59

11. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-60

  • Bayer CropScience AG (Germany) II-60
  • Certis USA, LLC (USA) II-60
  • Dow AgroSciences, LLC (USA) II-60
  • Mycogen Seeds (USA) II-60
  • Emerald BioAgriculture Corporation (USA) II-61
  • Makhteshim-Agan Industries Ltd. (Israel) II-61
  • Monsanto Company (USA) II-61
  • Performance Plants, Inc. (Canada) II-61
  • Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. (USA) II-62
  • Syngenta AG (Switzerland) II-62

12. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-63



III. Market

1. THE UNITED STATES

2. CANADA

3. ASIA-PACIFIC

4. LATIN AMERICA

5. REST OF WORLD

IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 102 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 120)

  • The United States (60)
  • Canada (9)
  • Japan (2)
  • Europe (23)
  • - France (5)
  • - Germany (7)
  • - The United Kingdom (2)
  • - Italy (2)
  • - Rest of Europe (7)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (22)
  • Middle East (3)
  • Africa (1)

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