The success of BNF in soybean in Brazil

  title={The success of BNF in soybean in Brazil},
  author={B. J. R. Alves and R. Boddey and S. Urquiaga},
  journal={Plant and Soil},
  • B. J. R. Alves, R. Boddey, S. Urquiaga
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Plant and Soil
  • Approximately forty years after commercial cropping of soybean in Brazil began, the total area under this crop has reached over 13 M ha with a mean productivity of 2400 kg ha−1. Soybean varieties introduced from the USA and varieties rescued from early introductions in Brazilian territory were part of the Brazilian soybean-breeding programme which spread the crop from high to low latitudes. Disease-resistance, pest-resistance, tolerance to low fertility soils, as well as production of plants… CONTINUE READING
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