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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Faboideae — various beans, including the soybean.


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  • Glycine max is the Latin name for the soybean, which was descended from another wild bean, Glycine soja.

    Archive 2009-04-01 Laurie Constantino 2009

  • By reducing it to 44mm, Glycine has broadened its appeal.

    Basel: A Sneak Preview Ken Kessler 2011

  • Glycine max is the Latin name for the soybean, which was descended from another wild bean, Glycine soja.

    Beans: A History and My Legume Love Affair Ninth Helping Round-Up Laurie Constantino 2009

  • Automatic L1000 Glycine Lagunare Automatic L1000 Rare are the occasions when watchmakers downsize their wares, but Glycine has done just that for the Lagunare Automatic L1000.

    Basel: A Sneak Preview Ken Kessler 2011

  • Mori et al., “Beta-Alanine and Taurine as Endogenous Agonists at Glycine Receptors in Rat Hippocampus in Vitro,” Journal of Physiology 539 2002: 191–200; H.

    The Chemistry of Calm M.D. Henry Emmons 2010

  • "Glycine Antagonist in Neuroprotection in Patients with Acute Stroke," The Lancet, June 3, 2000, pp. 1949-1954.

    How Sick Is Modern Medicine? Horton, Richard 2000

  • Thouars; Glycine subterranea L. Chonyi: tendegwa, nzugu mawe English: Bambarra groundnut, Madagascar groundnut, earthnut, baffin pea, Bambarra bean

    Chapter 7 1999

  • Glycine max. AVRDC Tropical vegetable soybean variety trial.

    28 additional technical notes about tropical agriculture 1996

  • In the mixed cropping experiments, the climbers winged bean and velvet bean were not tested, while soybeans (Glycine max) and non-climbing lima beans (Phaseolus lunatus) were added.

    1. Green manure crops in irrigated and rainfed lowland rice-based cropping systems in south Asia. 1992

  • Worldwide, over 27 corporations have begun research on creating crops that are tolerant to herbicides, thus encouraging increased herbicide use. 16 An example is Monsanto’s new soybean (Glycine max) which was bred to tolerate large quantities of that company’s herbicide glyphosate, known commercially as Roundup.

    14. Saving seeds for planting 1991


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