It has been noted (Dassou and Kueneman, 1984) that soybean varieties with colored seed frequently show tolerance to seed deterioration. In Brazil, naturally occurring, colored-seeded mutants of four soybean lines have been found. The existence of these near-isolines provided an opportunity to assess the role of seed color on seed deterioration in similar genetic backgrounds
Kueneman, E. A. and Costa, A. V.
"Research Notes : Brazil : Effects of seed color on seed deterioration,"
Soybean Genetics Newsletter: Vol. 14
, Article 13.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/soybeangenetics/vol14/iss1/13