Wild species of cultivated plants are well known to possess a high potential of adaptability manifested by high tolerance to unfavorable environmental conditions and to pathogens. They are often carriers of valuable biochemical properties. To have these properties transmitted to cultivated species would no doubt be advantageous from the point of view of agriculture .
"Research Notes: Observations and evaluation of G. gracilis and G. soja forms for crossing within the Glycine genus under climatic conditions in Poland,"
Soybean Genetics Newsletter: Vol. 8
, Article 37.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/soybeangenetics/vol8/iss1/37