Performance of Soybean: Recent Trends, Prospects and Constraints



Soybean is not only an important oilseed crop and feed for livestock and aquaculture, but also a good source of protein for the human diet. Of late, it has also emerged out to be a major biofuel feedstock. It accounts for about 56% of total oilseeds production, 25% of global edible oil, and about two-third of the world protein concentrate for livestock feed.


Price Risk Soybean Crop Compound Annual Growth Rate Marginal Farmer Soybean Cultivation 
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  1. 1.Centre for Management in Agriculture (CMA)Indian Institute of Management (IIM)AhmedabadIndia

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