Soyabean - Origin And Botany

Soybean originated in North Eastern China and was domesticated about 1100 BC. It spread to Southern China, Korea, Japan and other countries in South Eastern Asia and about 100-150 years ago into the USA.

Soybean belongs to the family Leguminosae and genus Glycine L. The crop grows as an erect, bushy annual plant. There are both indeterminate and determinate soybean varieties. Determinate plants stop growing in height when flowering begins or shortly thereafter and the terminal bud usually becomes an inflorescence. Stem diameter continues to increase so that deter

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Chipata Depot
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