Soybean: Plant Regeneration and Somaclonal Variation

  • U. B. Barwale
  • J. M. Widholm
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 10)


The soybean, a legume of Eastern Asian origin, is a major source of edible vegetable oils and of high protein feed supplements for livestock. The demand for soybean, being the most produced, traded, and utilized meal and oil in the world, has resulted in increased soybean production, and research on this crop has also increased proportionally (Smith and Huyser 1987).


Somatic Embryo Plant Regeneration Somaclonal Variation Immature Embryo Embryogenic Culture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. B. Barwale
  • J. M. Widholm
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AgronomyUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA

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