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GM Soybean Seed Production in the US: Market Research Report

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GM Soybean Seed Production Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Food Science | Sep 2013

Cream of the crop: Export growth and demand from biofuel will boost GM seed production

IBISWorld’s GM Soybean Seed Production market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
DuPont DuPont market share
Garst Seed Co. Garst Seed Co. market share
Monsanto Monsanto  market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 08-13
9.4%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
2,836
Businesses
9
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The GM Soybean Seed Production industry has grown in the five years to 2013, with demand for biofuel and related regulations supporting this growth. Imports have threatened the industry, however, and some regulations have harmed as well as helped growth. In the five years to 2018, growth will continue, though more moderately; demand from biofuel producers and developing economies will support the industry during this period.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers into the GM Soybean Seed Production industry are high. The industry is dominated by large well-established companies that have many patents, proprietary seeds and large amounts of capital for research and development (R&D). R&D involves high-level engineering and scientific skills, and the costs associated with procuring qualified staff may be prohibitive for new entrants. The dominance of incumbent companies presents a significant barrier with regard to competition. Monsanto, DuPont and Syngenta are largely globalized and have the means to distribute to virtually any market. Due to this global reach, entry on a local or regional scale may prove difficult for companies wishing to enter the industry.

Finally, regulation poses a large barrier to entry for new firms... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the GM Soybean Seed Production Industry?

Establishments in this industry manufacture genetically modified (GM) seeds and supply them to farming industries, ranging from corn growers to horticultural producers.

Industry Products
Glyphosate-resistant soybean seedsGlufosinate-resistant soybean seeds
 
Industry Activities
Researching and developing new soybean seed varietiesProducing soybean seed varietiesMarketing and selling soybean seeds


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