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Global Genetically Modified Seeds Market 2016-2020

Global Genetically Modified Seeds Market 2016-2020

About Genetic Modification

Genetic modification (GM), also called genetic engineering (GE), is a technology where new traits are introduced into an organism by directly manipulating its genetic makeup. For instance, Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), is introduced or manipulated through intervention at the molecular level using biotechnology. In the process of this technology, scientists manipulate the characteristics of plants and animals by introducing DNA fragments, whole genes, or long stretches of DNA segments from different organisms. Scientists can also remove or exchange sequences of DNA in organisms or introduce genetic material to silent genes. GM seeds have a larger shelf life and pest resistance as compared to the conventional or non-GM seeds.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global genetically modified (GM) seeds market to grow at a CAGR of 9.83% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global genetically modified (GM) seeds market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated through the sale of corn seeds, soybean seeds, cotton seeds, canola seeds, and other seeds (sugar beets, wheat, tomato, papaya, and alfalfa) to the agricultural farmers of GM crops in the market.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • APAC
  • Europe
  • North America
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global Genetically Modified (GM) Seeds Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Bayer CropScience
  • DowDuPont
  • Groupe Limagrain
  • Monsanto
  • Syngenta
Other prominent vendors
  • BASF
  • DLF Seeds and Science
  • Kleinwanzlebener Saatzuch SAAT SE
  • Land O'Lakes
  • Sakata Seed
  • Takii Seed
Market driver
  • Premium pricing of non-GM food products
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Increase in demand for organic food products
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Rising strategic alliances in GM seeds market
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Genetically Modified (GM) Seeds Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global genetically modified (GM) seeds market: Bayer CropScience, DowDuPont, Groupe Limagrain, Monsanto, and Syngenta.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: BASF, DLF Seeds and Science, Kleinwanzlebener Saatzuch SAAT SE, Land O'Lakes, Sakata Seed, and Takii Seed.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Increased demand for oleo-chemicals will be a key trend for market growth. Oleo-chemicals are used in a number of industries like construction, animal feed, cosmetics, paper and pulp, soaps and detergents, personal care, and foods and beverages. Other applications of oleo-chemicals are the production of lubricants, solvents, biodiesel, and bioplastics. Due to the multiple applications of oleo-chemicals, there is a strong demand for sustainable and biodegradable chemicals from the respective industries over the last 10 years. This, in turn, is augmenting the growth of GM seeds market. Industries are shifting from petrochemicals to oleo-chemicals due to its cheaper cost and eco-friendly nature.”

According to the report, premium pricing of non-GM food products is one of the major growth drivers for the global GM seeds market. Although the population today is more health-conscious, the purchasing decision of non-GM foods is often based on price. It is estimated that more than 68% of all primary grocery shoppers are not willing to pay a higher price for non-GM foods, whereas only 11% were willing to pay more. Over half of the consumers in the US have concerns about GM food products, but they are not sure about the health effects. It is expected that with the continuous increase in the pricing of non-GM food products, consumers will switch to GM food products. This is because the pricing is reasonable, and the health effects are unclear to most consumers.

Further, the report states that increase in demand for organic food products will be a challenge for the market. Due to a shift in consumer preferences, the market for organic food products is growing at a significant rate, i.e., 25%-30%. Major factors behind the increase in the demand for organic food are a rise in the number of health conscious individuals, growing environmental concern, and government support toward awareness and use of organic products. Organic food products are produced from organic crops cultivated in soil with no modifications. In addition, these food products are free from synthetic pesticides, GM, and petroleum-based fertilizers.

Companies Mentioned

Bayer CropScience, DowDuPont, Groupe Limagrain, Monsanto, Syngenta, BASF, DLF Seeds and Science, Kleinwanzlebener Saatzuch SAAT SE, Land O'Lakes, Sakata Seed, and Takii Seed.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Key countries in each region
      • Table Ecosystem of global GM seeds market
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings of major competitors
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table Advantages and disadvantages of GM seeds market
  • Market landscape
    • Table Global seeds market scenario 2015
    • Global commercial seeds market
      • Table Classification of commercial seeds
      • Table Global commercial seeds market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Life cycle of GM and non-GM seeds
    • Global GM seeds market
      • Table Global GM seeds market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Global GM seeds market: Five forces analysis
    • PESTLE analysis
      • Table Global GM seeds market: PESTLE analysis
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Segmentation of global GM seeds market by product
      • Table Product segmentation
      • Table Global GM seeds market share by product 2015 and 2020
    • Global market for GM corn seeds
      • Table Global GM seeds market by corn 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global market for GM soybean seeds
      • Table Global GM seeds market by soybean 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global market for GM cotton seeds
      • Table Global GM seeds market for cotton 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global market for GM canola seeds
      • Table Global GM seeds market by canola 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global market for other GM seeds
      • Table Global GM seeds market by other seeds 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by traits
    • Segmentation of global GM seeds market by traits
      • Table Global GM seeds market share by trait segmentation 2015
    • Global market for herbicide-tolerant GM seeds
      • Table Global market for herbicide-tolerant GM seeds 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global market for insect-resistant GM seeds
      • Table Global market for insect-resistant GM seeds 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global market for GM seeds by other traits
      • Table Global market for GM seeds by other traits 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Segmentation of global GM seeds market by geography
      • Table Global GM seeds market share by geographical segmentation 2015 and 2020
    • GM seeds market in North America
      • Table GM seeds market in North America 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • GM seeds market in APAC
      • Table GM seeds market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • GM seeds market in Europe
      • Table GM seeds market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • GM seeds market in ROW
      • Table GM seeds market in ROW 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Key leading countries
    • Table Key leading countries by market share in production value 2015
  • Market drivers
    • Rise in adoption of biofuels
    • Increased demand for animal feed
      • Table GM crops used for livestock feed
    • Threat from global food companies to non-GM food products
    • Premium pricing of non-GM food products
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Patent and monopoly issues in GM seeds market
    • GM seeds contaminating conventional or organic seeds
    • Increase in demand for organic food products
    • Rising public concern over GM seeds
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Growing use of seeds with advanced generation traits
    • Introduction of new GM crops
    • Increased demand for oleo-chemicals
    • Rising strategic alliances in GM seeds market
  • Competitor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Competitive analysis of the main competitors of global GM seeds market 2015-2020
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Bayer CropScience
      • Table Bayer CropScience: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Bayer CropScience: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Bayer CropScience: Product portfolio
    • DowDuPont
      • Table The Dow Chemical Company: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table The Dow Chemical Company: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table The Dow Chemical Company: Product portfolio
      • Table DuPont: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table DuPont: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table DuPont: Product portfolio
    • Groupe Limagrain
      • Table Groupe Limagrain: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Groupe Limagrain: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Limagrain: Product portfolio
    • Monsanto
      • Table Monsanto: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Monsanto: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Monsanto: Product portfolio
    • Syngenta
      • Table Syngenta: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Syngenta: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Syngenta: Product portfolio
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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