Swiss Federal Research Station for plant Production, Changins, 1260 Nyon 1

Soybean: selection, agronomy and production in Switzerland

The production of soybeans has started in Swiss agriculture in 1988. This article describes the knowledge acquired in the cropping system and the progress in breeding. The price policy and the political support for this crop are also presented. As crop used to diversify our agriculture, soybean production should remain attractive and competitive through concerted efforts by policy makers, agronomical research and partners of the production line in Switzerland.

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