Soybean Under Water Deficit: Physiological and Yield Responses

  title={Soybean Under Water Deficit: Physiological and Yield Responses},
  author={Gustavo Maia Souza and Tiago Aranda Catuchi and Suzana Chiari Bertolli and Rog{\'e}rio Peres Soratto},
Because of its potential for large-scale production, soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) has ex‐ celled in the world agricultural economy as a major oilseed crop. At present, soybeans are grown primarily for oil extraction and for use as a high protein meal for animal feed (Singh & Shivakumar, 2010). According to Li-Juan & Ru-Zhen (2010), soybean has a protein content of approximately 40% and an oil content of approximately 20%. In 2010, the area planted with soybeans worldwide was 102.4 million… 

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