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Taxon: Glycine max (L.) Merr.

 
Genus: Glycine
Subgenus: Soja
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Subtribe: Glycininae
Nomen number: 17711
Place of publication: Interpr. Herb. amboin. 274. 1917
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/44102092
Name Verified on: 19-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 33108 (22406 active, 19806 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Environmental:
  • Food additives: flavoring (soy sauce)
  • Fuels:
  • Human food: pulse; starch
  • Medicines: folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (G. gracilis form)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

    Other (origin e. Asia)

References:

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  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  5. Carson, L. C. et al. 2011. Cultivar evaluation and lipid and protein contents of Virginia-grown edamame. HortTechnol. 21:181-185.
  6. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning Note: poisonous
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  8. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Glycine+max&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  10. Han, Y. et al. 2016. Domestication footprints anchor genomic regions of agronomic importance in soybeans. New Phytol. 209:871-884.
  11. Hermann, F. J. 1962. A revision of the genus Glycine and its immediate allies. Techn. Bull. U.S.D.A. 1268:39.
  12. International Energy Agency. 2004. Biofuels for transport: an international perspective. (on-line resource). 1-216. URL: http://www.iea.org/textbase/nppdf/free/2004/biofuels2004.pdf target='_blank'
  13. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  14. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  15. Li, Y.-H. et al. 2010. Genetic diversity in domesticated soybean (Glycine max) and its wild progenitor (Glycine soja for simple sequence repeat and single-nucleotide polymorphism loci. New Phytol. 188:242-253.
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  17. Lock, J. M. & K. Simpson. 1991. Legumes of West Asia: a checklist
  18. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  19. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  20. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  21. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:101-102.
  22. Natural Products Research Institute, Seoul National University. 1998. Medicinal plants in the Republic of Korea. WHO Regional Publications Western Pacific Series No. 21. URL: http://www.wpro.who.int/internet/files/pub/97/139.pdf target='_blank'
  23. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  24. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  25. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  26. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  27. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  28. Rosengarten, F. 1984. The book of edible nuts 324-327.
  29. Schmutz, J. et al. 2010. Genome sequence of the palaeoplolyploid soybean. Nature 463:178-183.
  30. Sedivy, E. J. et al. 2017. Soybean domestication: the origin, genetic architecture and molecular bases. New Phytol. 214:539-553.
  31. Stupar, R. M. 2010. Into the wild: the soybean genome meets its undomesticated relative. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 107:21947-21948. Note: a commentary on Kim et al. work (PNAS 107:22032?22037. 2010) emphasizing genomic differences between Glycine max and G. soja
  32. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  33. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  34. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Glycine max (L.) Merr. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?17711. Accessed 20 August 2019.