World demand for transgenic seeds will grow 12 percent annually through 2006. The US, Argentina, Canada and China will continue to dominate transgenic crop cultivation. Genetically modified (GM) soybeans, corn and cotton will remain the leading seeds, with GM rice to be introduced in 2003 and expected to reach US$1.3 billion in sales by 2011.
This study analyzes the $2.2 billion world agricultural biotechnology industry. It presents historical data (1996, 2001) and forecasts to 2006 and 2011 by transgenic crop and plant (e.g., soybeans, corn, cotton, canola, rice, wheat); by function (e.g., herbicide tolerance, insect protection, stacked traits); and by key country (e.g., US, Argentina, Canada, China, Brazil, South Africa, Mexico, India, Indonesia).
The study also examines the global transgenic crop market environment, details industry structure and company market share, and profiles 21 industry competitors including Aventis CropScience, Delta, Pine Land, DuPont, Monsanto, and Syngenta.