Soybeans having low linolenic acid content and method of production

  • US 5,534,425 A
  • Filed: 01/20/1995
  • Issued: 07/09/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/03/1988
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for producing a soybean seed containing a reduced endogenous linolenic acid content comprising:

  • (a) crossing soybean plant A5 having ATCC Accession No. 97371 with a soybean plant selected from the group consisting of FA47437EMS having ATCC Accession No. 40537, FA47451EMS having ATCC Accession No. 97372, FA26315EMS having ATCC Accession No. 97367, and FA26591EMS having ATCC Accession No. 97369, and(b) selecting mature soybean seeds containing an endogenous linolenic acid content of less than the linolenic acid content of the parent having the lower endogenous linolenic acid content when the parent plants and the offspring of said cross are grown under the same conditions.

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