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Overcoming the discount for low protein in Manitoba soybean

Posted on 26.06.2019 | Last Modified 26.06.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): James House
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $48,875
Co-Funders: Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers, Ag Action Manitoba
Start Date: 2019
Project Length: 2 Years
Objectives:

To determine the impact of variety/genetics, location/environment, and cropping year on the crude protein and amino acid composition of Manitoba-grown soybean varieties (conventional and RR). To assess alternative analytical approaches, including NIR, for the assessment of the protein and amino acid content of Manitoba grown soybeans.