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The bean of the climbing herb glycine soja or G. Hispida (family Leguminosae); a bean rich in protein and containing little starch; it is the source of soybean oil; soybean flour is used in preparing a bread for diabetics, in feeding formulas for infants who are unable to tolerate cow's milk, and for adults allergic to cow's milk.

Synonym: soja, soya.

Origin: Hind. Soya, fennel

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China injects uncertainty into world of genetically modified

... approaching farmers. Monsanto and competitor Dow AgroSciences are on the verge of introducing the next generation of herbicide-resistant corn, soybeans and cotton — genetically modified seeds representing hundreds of millions of dollars in research and the promise of billions in sales. U.S. ...

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by Sheppie
Mon Jan 19, 2015 11:59 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: China injects uncertainty into world of genetically modified
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Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes

I am really curious how they could avoid eating GMO, if all most of the soybean grown nowadays is GMO.

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by JackBean
Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:07 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes
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by biology_06er
Mon Mar 23, 2009 3:58 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
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Re: GM crops and canola

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by chousta
Sun Aug 17, 2008 8:48 am
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Re: C3 and C4 plants

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by Cristgonz
Mon Jun 23, 2008 3:50 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: C3 and C4 plants
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