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By Kristin Bilyeu, Milind B. Ratnaparkhe, Chittaranjan Kole

The soybean is an economically very important leguminous seed crop for feed and nutrition items that's wealthy in seed protein (about forty percentage) and oil (about 20 percent); it enriches the soil via solving nitrogen in symbiosis with micro organism. Soybean was once domesticated in northeastern China approximately 2500 BC and accordingly unfold to different nations. the large fiscal worth of soybean used to be learned within the first 20 years of the twentieth century, with international construction of soybean tripling within the final two decades. as well as human intake, it's a significant protein resource in animal feeds and is changing into a huge crop for biodiesel creation. within the overseas alternate markets, soybean is ranked #1 on this planet one of the significant oil vegetation. for lots of a long time, plant breeders have used traditional breeding options to enhance soybeans. whereas soybean construction keeps to extend as call for for soybeans and soybean items raises, there's a want for extra subtle ideas. Bridging conventional study with glossy molecular investigations on soybean, this quantity explores the new advances in soybean genome mapping, molecular breeding, genomics, sequencing, and bioinformatics. The e-book may be valuable to soybean researchers in addition to researchers operating with different crop species.

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The geographical origin of the genus Glycine was in South-East Asia. Hymowitz (2004, 2008) indicates that recent taxonomic, cytological and molecular systematic research and publications on the genus Glycine and related genera suggest the following: a putative ancestor of the current genus Glycine originated in South-East Asia with 2n = 2x = 20 (Kumar and Hymowitz 1989; Singh and Hymowitz 1999; Lee and Hymowitz 2001; Singh et al. 2001) (Fig. 1-1). From this ancestral area Singh et al. (2001) assume the northward migration to China of a wild perennial (2n = 4x = 40, unknown or extinct) with subsequent evolution to a wild annual (2n = 4x = 40; G.

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Breeding soybean, like other crops, is a number’s game, long term and continuous process, and involves manipulation of genetics of an array of important and complex traits. The strategy to handle a mating scheme and a breeding population structure becomes critical in providing increased potential for genetic superiority, while proper selection and resource management help in improving plant breeding efficiency and success rate. This chapter addresses two major technical aspects, classical genetics and traditional breeding, which are directly concerned with a variety development program.

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