Soybean Genome Organization: Evolution of a Legume Genome

  • Randy Shoemaker
  • Terry Olson
  • Vladimir Kanazin
Part of the Stadler Genetics Symposia Series book series (SGSS)


The Leguminosae contains approximately 650 genera and over 18,000 species, making it the third largest family of flowering plants (Polhill and Raven, 1981). Of the three subfamilies, the Papilionoideae is the largest and includes the most diverse and economically important legumes. The soybean (Glycine max L. Merr.) is the most agronomically important member of this group.


Linkage Group Common Bean Mung Bean Soybean Genome Duplicate Locus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Randy Shoemaker
    • 1
  • Terry Olson
    • 2
  • Vladimir Kanazin
    • 2
  1. 1.USDA-ARS-FCRIowa State UniversityAmesUSA
  2. 2.Department of AgronomyIowa State UniversityAmesUSA

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