Soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) is the miracle crop of the twentieth century. It is a new introduction to Indian agriculture. In view of chronic shortage of protein and oil in this country, soybean should be welcome introduction to provide the much needed stability and boost to the production of these two essential items of food (Saxena, 1975).
Haque, Md. Fazlul and Prasad, Surendra
"Research Notes: Soybean breeding research in India,"
Soybean Genetics Newsletter: Vol. 4
, Article 24.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/soybeangenetics/vol4/iss1/24