Field Crop Seeds: United States

This report forecasts total field crop seeds planted in the US in metric tons and US dollars (based on farm-level prices) to 2020. The total volume in metric tons is segmented by seed type in terms of: soybean, wheat, corn, rice, cotton, and other field crop seeds.

To illustrate historical trends, total volume, total value, and the various segments are provided in an annual series from 2005 to 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, seed biotechnology, product development, and regulatory factors. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 23-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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