Global Sports Turf Seed Market - Segmented by Type, Application, and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)

Global Sports Turf Seed Market - Segmented by Type, Application, and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)

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The global sports turf seed market was valued about USD 836.7 million in 2015 and is expected to increase further over the forecast period, witnessing a CAGR of 10.2% during 2018-2023. World trade of sports turf grass seeds revolves around five major players. The United States is by far the largest producer and exporter of sports grass seed in the world. The United States is followed by the EU15 (as a whole), followed by Canada and New Zealand. The other nations of significance are Argentina and the Czech Republic.


Development of Better Varieties Driving the Market

There are increased number of researches going on for the development of drought-tolerant and other types of turf around the world. For instance, the Grass Traits and Varieties (GTV) program represents research on a wide breadth of target traits for grass cultivars in the United Kingdom.

Rising Cost of Turf Acts Restraining the Market

Plant breeding (crossing, selecting, and conducting trials) typically takes a decade or more, before varieties are ready for government registration, industry performance trials, and release into the market. Subsequent investment in production, stockholding, manufacturing, and marketing is also expensive. Increasing competition from artificial turf is the major factor constraining the market.

North America - One of the Largest Markets

North America is the dominant region, due to the strong demand in the United States. The most important cold season turf grasses are Kentucky Bluegrass, Tall Fescue, and Ryegrass. Zoysia, Bermuda grass, and St. Augustine are the chief sub-types of the warm season turf grass. Kentucky Bluegrass is mainly cultivated in the United States and has the maximum demand. The demand for seed varieties is relatively high for Bermuda grass.

Major Players: Syngenta, DuPont Pioneer, Monsanto, Ragt, Pro Harvest, Groupe Limagrain, and Northern Star, among others.

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1. Introduction

                1.1 Market Definition

                1.2 Key Findings of the Study

2. Research Scope & 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 Changing Lifestyle and Preference for Luxury

                                3.1.2 Development of Better Varieties

                                3.1.3 Increase in the Number of Tournaments

                3.2 Restraints

                                3.2.1 Falling Yields

                                3.2.2 Rising Shift Toward Artificial Turf

                                3.2.3 Rising Costs of Growing Turf

                3.3 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

                                3.3.1 Bargaining Powers of Buyers

                                3.3.2 Bargaining Powers of Suppliers

                                3.3.3 Threat of New Entrants

                                3.3.4 Threat from Substitute products

                                3.3.5 Competition Rivalry

4. Market Segmentation

                4.1 By Type

                                4.1.1 Creeping Bent grass

                                4.1.2 Blue Kentuchy Grass

                                4.1.3 Tall Fescue

                                4.1.4 Rye Grass

                                4.1.5 Bermuda Grass

                                4.1.6 Zoysia Grass

                                4.1.7 Bahia grass

                                4.1.8 Others

                4.2 By Application

                                4.2.1 Golf

                                4.2.2 Football

                                4.2.3 Baseball

                                4.2.4 Others

                4.3 By Geography

                                4.3.1 North America

                                       United States



                                       Rest of North America

                                4.3.2 Europe




                                       United Kingdom



                                       Rest of Europe

                                4.3.3 Asia-Pacific





                                       Rest of Asia-Pacific

                                4.3.4 South America



                                       Rest of South America

                                4.3.5 Africa

                                       South Africa

                                       Rest of Africa

5. Competitive Landscape

                5.1 Most Adopted Strategies

                5.2 Most Active Companies

                5.3 Market Share Analysis

6. Company Profiles*

                6.1 Ampac Seed Company

                6.2 BrettYoung

                6.3 Columbia Seeds

                6.4 DLF-Pickseed USA

                6.5 Graham Turf Seeds Ltd

                6.6 Hancock Seed Company

                6.7 La Crosse Seed Corporation

                6.8 Landmark Turf & Native Seed

                6.9 Nutrifeed

                6.10 Pennington Seed Inc.

                6.11 Proseeds

                6.12 Royal Barenbrug Group

                6.13 Strover Seed Company

                6.14 Summit Seed

                6.15 Turf Solutions Ltd

                *List not exhaustive

7. Future of the Market

8. Appendix

9. Disclaimer

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