The success of BNF in soybean in Brazil

@article{Alves2004TheSO,
  title={The success of BNF in soybean in Brazil},
  author={Bruno Jos{\'e} Rodrigues Alves and Robert Michael Boddey and Segundo Urquiaga},
  journal={Plant and Soil},
  year={2004},
  volume={252},
  pages={1-9}
}
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… 
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