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soybean

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  • n  a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
  • n  erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia
  • n  the most highly proteinaceous vegetable known; the fruit of the soybean plant is used in a variety of foods and as fodder (especially as a replacement for animal protein)

  • He watches men converting rain forest into cattle pastures and soybean fields with bulldozers and chains.
  • In 1929, Henry Ford I discovered the soybean.
  • A tiny sliver of transitional rain forest is surrounded by hectares of soybean fields in the Mato Grosso state, Brazil.
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  • St Jerome in CattleNetwork.com
    Dairyland Seed's investment in R&D, its product portfolio and brand will strengthen our corn, soybean and alfalfa business,said Jerome Peribere, president and CEO, Dow AgroSciences. "Going forward, Dairyland Seed customers will have...
  • Sharad Pawar in Reuters India
    Prices of soybean, groundnut and overall oilseeds have gone down substantially. We will have to protect farmers and we may impose duty on crude palm oil,Pawar said.
  • Takeshi Rikio in PR Newswire UK (press release)
    Soybeans are an essential part of the Japanese people's diet, and the maintenance of a stable supply is extremely important for our life as a nation,said JOFEIA Chairman Takeshi Inoue. "I congratulate the American Soybean Association on 50...

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