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Global Cereals and Grains Seed Market - Segmented by Type, Traits, and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

Global Cereals and Grains Seed Market - Segmented by Type, Traits, and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

The global seed market for cereals and grains is projected to reach USD 73.6 billion by 2023, witnessing a CAGR of 9.2% during the forecast period (2018 – 2023). Asia-Pacific is the largest market for cereals and grains seeds and is expected to remain dominant during the forecast period. The growing demand from the food and animal feed industries, the shrinking farmland, and the increasing biofuel demand are driving the global cereals and grains seed market.

Increasing Demand for Animal Feed

The international demand for cereals and grains seed is increasing due to a significant increase in animal feed demand. Production of crops like maize, soybean, and wheat has significantly increased due to an increasing demand from the feed industry. In 2017, the global usage of maize in the animal feed industry was 613 million metric ton, which was a 2% increase from the previous year. In 2017, the global usage of soybean and wheat in the animal feed industry was 20 million metric ton and 144 million metric ton, respectively.

Asia-Pacific to Dominate the Cereals and Grains Seed Market

Asia-Pacific is the largest market for cereals and grain seed, accounting for more than 30% of the global demand. The growing population in Asian countries, mainly in China and India, has a continuously increasing demand for food production and is driving the seed market for cereal and grains in the region. North America is expected to have a comparatively faster growth rate due to the rising demand for biofuel in the region.

Maize is the Most Important Seed Traded Internationally

In global cereals and grains seed market, maize is the major crop seed traded and its market comprises more than 35% of the global cereals and grains market share. More than half of the global maize production is concentrated in the US and China. The global demand for maize seeds is expected to register a CAGR 9.4%, driven by a 3% gain in consumption related to animal feed. The European Union and Brazil are also huge maize producing markets. Globally, corn emerges as the major GM crop for which the growth prospects are expected to be high during the forecast period.

Major Players: DOWDUPONT, MONSANTO, SYNGENTA, DOW AGROSCIENCES, BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG, INC., KWS SAAT AG, DLF-TRIFOLIUM A/S, VILMORIN & CIE SA, RALLIS, SAKATA SEED CORPORATION, AND GROUPE LIMAGRAIN HOLDING SA, among others.

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  • Identify the dominating and the fastest growing regions in the global cereals and grains seed market and their growth trends during the forecast period
  • Analyzing various perspectives of the market with the help of Porter’s five forces analysis
  • To understand the regions that are expected to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period
  • Identify the latest developments, market shares, and strategies employed by the major market players
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1. Introduction
1.1 Key Findings of the study
1.2 Market Definition
2. Research Scope and Methodology
2.1 Study Deliverables
2.2 Study Assumptions
2.3 Research Methodology
2.4 Research Phases
3. Market Dynamics
3.1 Drivers
3.1.1 Growing Food Demand
3.1.2 Shrinking Farm Land
3.1.3 Increasing Use of Biofuels
3.1.4 Increasing Demand for Animal Feed
3.2 Restraints
3.2.1 Safety and Regulatory Issues with GM Crops
3.2.2 Cost and Time Incuring R&D Process
4. Industry Analysis
4.1 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
4.1.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.1.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.1.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.1.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
4.1.5 Degree of Competition
5. Market Segmentation
5.1 By Type
5.1.1 Maize (Corn)
5.1.2 Rice
5.1.3 Wheat
5.1.4 Sorghum
5.1.5 Others
5.2 By Traits (GM Seeds)
5.2.1 Herbicide Tolerant
5.2.2 Insect Resistant
5.2.3 Other Stacked Trait
5.3 By Geography
5.3.1 North America
5.3.1.1 US
5.3.1.2 Canada
5.3.1.3 Mexico
5.3.1.4 Rest of North America
5.3.2 Europe
5.3.2.1 Spain
5.3.2.2 UK
5.3.2.3 France
5.3.2.4 Germany
5.3.2.5 Russia
5.3.2.6 Italy
5.3.2.7 Rest of Europe
5.3.3 Asia-Pacific
5.3.3.1 China
5.3.3.2 Japan
5.3.3.3 India
5.3.3.4 Thailand
5.3.3.5 Vietnam
5.3.3.6 Australia
5.3.3.7 Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.3.4 South America
5.3.4.1 Brazil
5.3.4.2 Argentina
5.3.4.3 Rest of South America
5.3.5 Africa
5.3.5.1 South Africa
5.3.5.2 Rest of Africa
6. Competitive Landscape
6.1 Most Adopted Strategies
6.2 Most Active Companies
6.3 Market Share Analysis
7. Company Profiles*
7.1 Bayer Cropscience AG
7.2 DLF-Trifolium A/S
7.3 Dow AgroSciences
7.4 DuPont
7.5 Groupe Limagrain Holding SA
7.6 KWS SAAT AG
7.7 Land O’Lakes, INC.
7.8 Monsanto
7.9 Rallis
7.10 Sakata Seed Corporation
7.11 Syngenta
7.12 Vilmorin & Cie SA
*List not exhaustive
8. Future of the Market
8.1 Geographical Outlook
8.2 Industry Outlook
9. Appendix
10. Disclaimer

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