Dublin, Dec. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2sqdd2/global_seed) has announced the addition of the "Global Seed Market - Segmented By Crop Type, Trait And Geography - Trends And Forecasts (2014-2019)" report to their offering.
The global Seed market by revenue was $49.23 billion in 2013, and is projected to reach $82.94 billion in 2019, witnessing the growth at a CAGR of 9.1% for the forecast period.
Asia-Pacific is the biggest market for seeds with a share of about 32.7%, and is expected to remain at the top for the forecast period, which is closely followed by North America. Europe is the other major market covering a share of 23.5% in the global seed market in 2013.
The continually growing world population drives the seed market. In addition, rising demand of biofuels is mounting pressure on agricultural lands to increase yield of crops such as corn, which is a key ingredient in producing ethanol. Other key factors which are expected to drive the growth of global seeds include increased consumption of animal fodder to meet the growing population of cattle and a rising need in commodities such as vegetable oil. However, major concerns over Genetically Modified foods among the public and a minority of scientists exist regarding their ill effects on the human health and potential adverse effects to the environment.
Monsanto Company, DuPont, Syngenta, Dow AgroSciences, Land O'Lakes, and Bayer CropScience are some of the major manufacturers of seeds.
Key Topics Covered:
2. Executive Summary
3. Seed Market
4. Market Dynamics
5. Market Segmentation and Analysis
6. Regional Market Analysis (Market size, growth and forecast)
7. Competitive Landscape
8. Company Profiles
- Bayer CropScience
- Dow AgroSciences
- Groupe Limagrain Holding
- KWS SAAT
- Land O'Lakes
- Monsato Company
- Sakata Seed Corporation
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