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The Soybean: Botany, Production and Uses

  • The Soybean: Botany, Production and Uses

The Soybean: Botany, Production and Uses

G. Singh

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Author: G. Singh

About The Book

The soybean is a crop of global importance and is one of most frequently cultivated crops worldwide. It is rich in oil and protein, used for human and animal consumption as well as for industrial purposes. Soybean plants also play an important role in crop diversification and benefit the growth of other crops, adding nitrogen to the soil during crop rotation. With contributions from eminent researchers from around the world, The Soybean provides a concise coverage of all aspects of this important crop, including genetics and physiology, varietal improvement, production and protection technology, utilization and nutritional value.

Additional Information

Author G. Singh
Availability In Print
Dimensions 244 x 172mm
Extent 512 pp
ISBN 9781845936440
Publication date July 2010
Book Type Hardcover

Contents

History and Importance
1. The origin and history of soybean
2. The Role of soybean in agriculture

Botany, Genetics and Physiology
3. Soybean growth and development
4. Soybean genetic resources
5. Varietal improvement in soybean
6. Soybean yield physiology: Principles and processes of yield production

Production
7. Agro-techniques for soybean production
8. Nutrient management in soybean
9. Water management in soybean
10. Weed management in soybean
11. Biological nitrogen fixation in soybean
12. Storage of soybean

Protection
13. Diseases of soybean and their management
14. Insect pests of soybean and their management
15. Nematodes of soybean and their management

Utilization
16. Soybean Processing and Utilization
17. Nutritional value of soybean
18. Uses of soybean: Products and Preparation
19. Vegetable soybean

Marketing and Trade
20. Global soybean marketing and trade: A situation and outlook analysis

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