Fruit & Vegetable Seed Market, by Type & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018

Jan 06, 2014, 14:58 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, January 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Fruit & Vegetable Seed Market, by Type & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018" report to their offering.

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In this report the fruit & vegetable seed market is segmented for all major regions and key countries. In terms of regions, the report is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of the World (ROW). By region, Europe is found to be the largest market for fruit and vegetable seed in 2012, followed by North America and Asia-Pacific. Europe is expected to generate around $4,562.4 million revenue by 2018.

The global market is also segmented by crop type that comprise brassica, cucurbit, leafy root-bulb, and solanaceae. Brassica crops include cabbage, cauliflower, and broccoli; cucurbit crops include melon, watermelon, cucumber, and squash; leafy crops include lettuce, and spinach; root bulb crops take in onion and carrot; solanaceae crop consists of pepper, eggplant, and tomato. Solanaceae crops dominate the global fruit & vegetable seed market. Brazil is the leading market of Latin America while China and France are the largest markets in Asia-Pacific and Europe, respectively.

The seed market is primarily driven by per capita decreasing land, high profitability margin, acceptance of precision farming, and protected agriculture, change in farming practices and technology. Monsanto (U.S.), Syngenta (Switzerland), Bayer CropScience (Germany), Limagrain (France), Takii & Co. Ltd (Japan), Sakata Seed Corp (Japan), and Rijk Zwaan (The Netherlands), among others are the key players of the fruit & vegetable seed market. These companies have adopted various strategies to grow in the future with a global presence. The launch of new products is the most common strategy followed by these companies, a trend that has given new dimensions to the market from 2009 to 2013. Expansions and investment is the second most regularly employed strategy from 2009 to 2013 for the same period.

Europe is the main market for fruit & vegetable seed. It was $2,199.2 million in 2012 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 12.8% from 2013 to 2018, to be valued at $4,562.4 million by 2018. Latin America is the fastest growing region with a CAGR of 13.4% during the period under review. North America was the second largest seed market, contributing 27.05% of the market share in 2012.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Premium Insights

4 Market Overview

5 Market Analysis

6 Fruit & Vegetable Seed Market, By Type

7 Fruit & Vegetable Seed Market, By Geography

8 Competitive Landscape

9 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned:

  • Advanta Limited
  • Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co
  • Bayer Cropscience Ag
  • Emerald Seed Company
  • Gansu Dunhuang Seed Co Ltd
  • Hefei Fengle Seed Co Ltd
  • High Mowing Seeds
  • Jensen Seeds A/S
  • Johnny's Selected Seeds
  • Krishidhan Seeds
  • Limagrain
  • Mahyco Seeds Company Ltd
  • Monsanto
  • Rijk Zwaan Nederland BV
  • Sakata Seed Corp
  • Syngenta Ag
  • Takii & Co Ltd

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