South America Seeds Industry - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)

South America Seeds Industry is segmented by seed type(Non-GM/Hybrid Seeds, GM Seeds, Varietal Seeds), by crop type (Grains and Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds, Cotton, Vegetables, Other Crops).

Market Snapshot

Study Period:

2016-2025

Base Year:

2019

CAGR:

7.6 %

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Market Overview

The South American seed market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.6% during the forecast period 2020-2025. Seed Industry forms the backbone of modern agriculture in South America. Traditionally, the industry was the major contributor to sustainable food production but nowadays with the advancement of the technologies, the industry is contributing to animal feed, bioenergy, and biomaterials production. The seed industry provides the solution to the farmers against various environmental conditions like drought, salinity, disease stress and other factors affecting the yield and production of various crops. In the coming years, the seed companies will continue to invest in techniques like genetic engineering, market-assisted breeding along with traditional breeding for improvement of existing traits and development of novel traits.

Scope of the report

In this report, the market has been broadly segmented into non-GM/hybrid seeds, GM seeds, and varietal seeds. GM seeds are further divided by trait type into herbicide-tolerant seeds, insect-resistant seeds, abiotic stress-resistant seeds and other seeds with stacked traits. By crop type, the industry is segmented into grains and cereals (maize, rice, wheat, and sorghum), oilseeds (soybean, sunflower, cotton, canola, and rapeseed), vegetables (Solanaceae, cucurbit, root and bulbs, brassica and others) and other seeds. Grains and oilseeds form the largest segment of the market, where maize has the largest seed market among grains and soybean has the largest among oilseeds.

Product
Non-GM/Hybrid Seeds
GM Seeds
Varietal Seeds
Crop Type
Grains and Cereals
Maize
Rice
Wheat
Sorghum
Other Grains & Cereals
Pulses and Oilseeds
Soybean
Sunflower
Canola
Pulses
Other Oilseeds
Cotton, Vegetables
Solanaceae
Cucurbit
Roots & Bulbs
Brassica
Other Vegetables
Other Crops
Geography
South America
Brazil
Argentila
Uruguay
Rest of South America

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Key Market Trends

Increased Revenue Generation in Seed Sector

By crop type, the South American Seed industry is segmented into grains and cereals (maize, rice, wheat, and sorghum), oilseeds (soybean, sunflower, cotton, canola, and rapeseed), vegetables (Solanaceae, cucurbit, root and bulbs, brassica and others) and other seeds. Grains and oilseeds form the largest segment of the market, where maize has the largest seed market among grains and soybean has the largest among oilseeds. The oilseed sector in 2019 generated a revenue of 2,541.5 million USD which is a 45.72% increase from 2016. The revenue generated by Cereals/Grains, Fruits & Vegetables and Other seeds are 4,143.0 million USD, 510.8 million USD and 311.0 million USD respectively which are 42.96%,46.83%, 34.39% increased from 2016.

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Increasing Awareness Among Farmers in South America

The global population is increasing by 75 million people each year. South America's population accounts for 5.53% of the total world population with a 0.88% to 1% increase yearly. Brazil alone accounts for 2.73% of the total world population. This is set to increase the demand for food and with limited arable land, there is a huge opportunity for the high yield seeds market. The increasing awareness among farmers concerning the benefits of high-quality seed is also helping to create an ideal market for good seeds.

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Competitive Landscape

The structure of the seed industries of Brazil and Argentina is fairly similar to that of the US. The industry seems consolidated and, Monsanto, DuPont Pioneer, and Syngenta are the top three companies. However, there are still 50-60% of small groups representing the soybean market and more concentration is expected in the coming years. Other than the aforementioned companies, Groupe Limagrain, Land ‘O Lakes, KWS AG, Bayer Crop Science, Sakata, Takii, DLF-Trifolium, and Dow AgroSciences are leading players of the sector.

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Table Of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Porters Five Force's Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 Product

      1. 5.1.1 Non-GM/Hybrid Seeds

      2. 5.1.2 GM Seeds

      3. 5.1.3 Varietal Seeds

    2. 5.2 Crop Type

      1. 5.2.1 Grains and Cereals

        1. 5.2.1.1 Maize

        2. 5.2.1.2 Rice

        3. 5.2.1.3 Wheat

        4. 5.2.1.4 Sorghum

        5. 5.2.1.5 Other Grains & Cereals

      2. 5.2.2 Pulses and Oilseeds

        1. 5.2.2.1 Soybean

        2. 5.2.2.2 Sunflower

        3. 5.2.2.3 Canola

        4. 5.2.2.4 Pulses

        5. 5.2.2.5 Other Oilseeds

      3. 5.2.3 Cotton, Vegetables

        1. 5.2.3.1 Solanaceae

        2. 5.2.3.2 Cucurbit

        3. 5.2.3.3 Roots & Bulbs

        4. 5.2.3.4 Brassica

        5. 5.2.3.5 Other Vegetables

      4. 5.2.4 Other Crops

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 South America

        1. 5.3.1.1 Brazil

        2. 5.3.1.2 Argentila

        3. 5.3.1.3 Uruguay

        4. 5.3.1.4 Rest of South America

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Bayer AG

      2. 6.3.2 DuPont (Pioneer)

      3. 6.3.3 Syngenta

      4. 6.3.4 Groupe Limagrain

      5. 6.3.5 Land ‘O Lakes

      6. 6.3.6 KWS AG

      7. 6.3.7 Bayer Crop Science

      8. 6.3.8 Sakata

      9. 6.3.9 Takii

      10. 6.3.10 Advanta

      11. 6.3.11 Bioseed

      12. 6.3.12 DLF-Trifolium

  7. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

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