Visual Reference Library - Soybean

Soybeans that have green, black, brown, or bicolored seed coats. Soybeans that have green seed coats will also be green in cross-section. Bicolored soybeans have seed coats of two colors: yellow and brown, black, or greenish-grey. The non-yellow color must cover at least 50 percent of the seed coat (disregard the hilum) to meet the minimum coverage requirements.
A. The minimum requirement for brown bicolored soybeans.
B. Yellow soybeans (for comparison purposes only).
C. The minimum requirement for black or greenish-grey bicolored soybeans.

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Last updated December 2016