Forage seeds are the parts of plant used as a livestock. Forage seed industry is a less structured market. Forage seeds helps in improving livestock productivity.Forage seed market are cyclic in nature as its prices fluctuates with shift in the demand and supply of the forage seeds. Demand for forage seeds has recently seen sea-change in demand due to the increased production of dairy and beef. Other factors for augmented demand of forage seeds are increasing population and rising standard living of end-consumers. Major drawback of the forage seed market is unpredictability of seed cycle.
Seed treatment market deals with the process of treating seeds with chemicals or organic substances before planting. This treatment is done both in agriculture and horticulture, in order to protect seeds from potential pathogens.
eed coating is a process in which seeds are directly coated with various material such as fertilizers, repulsive agents, crop protection chemicals plant growth regulators and others, which offers both aesthetic and environmental benefits. The primary goal of seed coating material is rapid multiplication and timely supply of crop at reasonable price. Other benefits associated with seed coating material include high yield per hectare, low seeding rate, multicomponent product and others, which are driving the demand for seed coating material across the globe. This growth is especially observed in the developing regions, where agriculture is the prime contributor to the overall economy.
Thailand Seed Industry Outlook to 2018 - Government Support and Technological Advancement to Escalate Productivity provides a comprehensive analysis of the various aspects such as market size of the seed industry in Thailand. The market is segmented by rice, maize and vegetable seeds, by hybrid or non hybrid seeds and by domestic and imports revenue in the report. The report also includes the competitive landscape of major seed developing companies in Thailand in both domestic and international market and also provides a detailed presentation on the rice seed and the maize seed industry in Thailand.
Traditionally, grapes along with leaves and sap have been used as treatments for their nutritional and medicinal properties in Europe for thousands of year. Grape seed extracts help healing wounds and in treating diseases. For instance, balance of cholesterol, blood pressure, atherosclerosis and macular degeneration are some of the diseases, which can be cured with the help of grape seeds intake. Moreover, it is used to prevent nerve damages, UV radiation damage and cancer. It is observed that grape seed extracts more effective than chemotherapy in advanced cancer, however, more research are going on grape seeds for better medical value for cancer patients. Grape seed extracts are industrial derivatives from whole grape seeds. Grape seed extracts have a large concentration of vitamin E, linoleic acid and flavonoids.