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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 offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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 - Industry Investment Chapter

The GM Soybean Seed Production industry has a moderate level of capital intensity. In 2013, industry operators typically invest $0.28 in capital for every dollar spent on labor. Companies in the industry, especially large companies like Monsanto and DuPont, typically have many highly skilled professionals who research, develop and test different soybean seed traits to achieve a specific effect. In addition to in-house labor expenses, the average operator also expends about 10.0% of revenue on third-party research and development, which increases the industry's reliance on labor.

Although industry firms require significant human labor, there is a great deal of capital investment that is also required... purchase to read more

 


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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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