A novel soybean seed and plant designated A17 having ATCC Accession No. 40539 and its descendents are provided. Such soybean exhibits an unusually low linolenic acid (C18:3) content of less than 2.5% by weight based upon the total fatty acid content in the endogenously formed vegetable oil. Also, the palmitic acid (C16:0) content of the endogenously formed vegetable oil is elevated and is at least 15.1% by weight based upon the total fatty acid content.
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Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.,
Fehr, Walter R. and Hammond, Earl G., "A17 soybeans having low linolenic acid content and descendents" (1998). Iowa State University Patents. 175.