Melon Seed Market in the United States
In value terms, melon seed production declined rapidly to $ in . Over the period under review, production, however, recorded a abrupt decrease. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. Melon seed production peaked at $ in 2015; however, from 2016 to , production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
In , the average yield of melon seed in the United States totaled less than kg per ha, approximately mirroring the previous year. Over the period under review, the yield saw a relatively flat trend pattern. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
The melon seed harvested area in the United States amounted to less than ha in , remaining constant against . In general, the harvested area saw a relatively flat trend pattern.
The size of the melon seed market in the United States was estimated at $ in , flattening at the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Overall, consumption showed a relatively flat trend pattern. Melon seed consumption peaked at $ in 2012; afterwards, it flattened through to .