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United States Department of Agriculture

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Image Number K8324-3

Soybean (Glycine max). A key source of vegetable oil in the United States, soybeans were domesticated in China—possibly as far back as the 11th century B.C.—and are currently the leading provider of protein and oil around the globe.


Photo by Scott Bauer.

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Last Modified: 10/2/2008
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