Aug. 28, 2014 08:40 UTC

Research and Markets: European Biological Seed Treatment Market - Forecasts to 2020

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "European Biological Seed Treatment Market - Growth, Trends And Forecasts (2014-2020)" report to their offering.

The European market for biological seed treatment is slated to record a faster CAGR of 7.3% over 2014-2020 when compared to demand for chemical seed treatment. Apart from being the largest market for biological seed treatment in Europe, with an estimated share of 40% in 2014, Germany is also expected to emerge as the fastest growing in compounding annually at 7.6% between 2014 and 2020.

The value of the EU's seed market is estimated at US$9.1 billion in 2012, standing at third place behind the US and China. In terms of production, the EU's seed market is dominated by small grain cereals, covering an area of about 1.2 million hectares in 2013 and an output of over 4.1 million tons in 2012. Following small grain cereals are grasses/forage species with an area of 308 thousand hectares, maize with 196.1 thousand hectares, oilseeds with 134.9 thousand hectares, potatoes with 10.7 thousand hectares and pulses with an area of 60 thousand hectares in 2012. France forms the largest producer of seeds, with an area of 335.2 thousand hectares, and is followed by Germany with 195.4 thousand hectares and Italy with 185.6 thousand hectares.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Global Market Overview

2. Introduction

3. Market Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities

4. European Market Analysis for Biological Seed Treatment

5. Market Share Analysis

6. Company Profiles

7. Regulatory Environment in the European Union

8. Appendix

Companies Mentioned

  • Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd
  • Advanced Biological Marketing Inc
  • Bayer CropScience AG
  • BioWorks Inc
  • BrettYoung Limited
  • Chemtura AgroSolutions
  • DuPont
  • Germains Seed Technology
  • INCOTEC Group BV
  • INTX Microbials LLC
  • Monsanto Company
  • Novozymes A/S
  • Nufarm Ltd
  • Plant Health Care
  • Precision Laboratories LLC
  • Syngenta International AG
  • Valent USA Corporation
  • Wolf Trax Inc

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