Illinois Researchers on Improving Soybean Production

Researchers manually cut off new leaflets to decrease leaf area by just 5% and increased yields by 8%.

23 Nov 2016
News Source: Soundcloud

A group of researchers at the University of Illinois have found a way to make soybeans more productive by reducing the number of leaves on each plant.

Image: Researchers manually cut off new leaflets to decrease leaf area by just 5% and increased yields by 8%. [Click image to enlarge]

A group of researchers at the University of Illinois have found a way to make soybeans more productive by reducing the number of leaves on each plant. Soundcloud talked with professor Praveen Kumar and postdoctoral research assistant Venkatraman Srinivasan about their new research.


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