New germplasm material for improved nutraceutical and agronomic value

ECODA project number: A.1 Principal investigators: David Hendrick/Jim McCullagh Executive summary Sub-activity 1.1 – Natto soybean seed size and seed yield limitation Soyfood cultivars are selected by Asian food manufacturers for their end-use function in the production of tofu, soymilk

Develop techniques that will help simplify selection breeding of large populations

ECODA project number: A.2 Principal investigators: Neil Emery Executive summary Sub-activity A.2.1 – Development of markers for cytokinin based yields in soybean Identified key cytokinins (CKs) related to improvement of natto beans flowering, pod setting, and seed development through comparison