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Research Project: Increasing the Value of U.S. Soybean by Combining High Meal Protein, High Yield and Other Valuable Traits

Location: Soybean and Nitrogen Fixation Research

Project Number: 6070-21220-070-044-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Oct 1, 2023
End Date: Feb 29, 2024

Develop varieties and breeding lines with >48% meal protein and competitive yields with commercial check varieties.

Conventional and marker assisted breeding, genomics approaches will be used to achieve this objective. NIR technology will be used to measure protein, oil and amino acids