soybean plant

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Noun1.soybean plant - erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowerssoybean plant - erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia
soya, soya bean, soybean, soy - the most highly proteinaceous vegetable known; the fruit of the soybean plant is used in a variety of foods and as fodder (especially as a replacement for animal protein)
legume, leguminous plant - an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
genus Glycine, Glycine - genus of Asiatic erect or sprawling herbs: soya bean
soy, soya bean, soybean - a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
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It was in the early 1980s, when soybean production had reached 70 million acres, that Carter first began studying the treasure trove of Asian soybean plant introductions housed in Urbana, looking for rare types that express the slow-wilting form of drought tolerance.
The no-nitrogen atmosphere forced the bacteria in those areas to cheat on their symbiotic deal with the soybean plant. The plants seemed to retaliate for this outrage by reducing the supply of oxygen in those sections.
(5) Oviposition on cotton balls tied to a living, potted soybean plant (BRS 267 cultivar) at the full pod-filling stage, or on the potted plant itself.
Along with biologist Carol Carter-Wientjes, he found just the right fungus to mimic the kind of disease threat needed to put soybean plant cells on high alert--and produce impressive amounts of glyceollins.
Previous research done on soybean plant density has shown that for a given row width, there is a wide range of seeding rates that result in statistically similar yields (Wiggans, 1939; Probst, 1945; Cooper, 1971; Wilcox, 1974; Ablett et al., 1984; Elmore, 1998; Bowen and Schapaugh, 1989; Devlin et al., 1995).
It's hard to argue that a dead and brown conventional soybean plant can offer more nutritious forage than a green and growing forage soybean that only dies after a few very hard frosts.
Apart from above factors, the higher efficiency of conversion in the exclusive regime with soy leaves may also get affected by the new soybean plant tissues as they seem to be more attractive to the pests, mainly due to their more palatability and higher nutritional value (FITT, 1989), thereby presenting higher quality.
Perdue opens long-planned soybean plant in Lancaster County
Soybeans have the ability to "flex," or adjust growth and development, in response to seeding rates and environmental conditions; variation in plant development is often expressed in the amount of branches and pods the soybean plant develops.