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Monograph “Soybean for Human Consumption and Animal Feed” published

Category: Department of Industrial Plants | Date: 09.03.2021.

We are proud to present the scientific monograph “Soybean for Human Consumption and Animal Feed”, published by IntechOpen in London, UK, in 2020 (doi: 10.5772 / intechopen.73719, ISBN 978-1-83881-018-4). The editor of this valuable work is a scientist from our Institute, Dr. Aleksandra Sudarić, Head of the Department of Genetics and Breeding of Industrial Plants.

Soybean is the main oilseed crop worldwide, a staple crop for protein-rich food and feed as well as a significant source of nutraceutical compounds with many different medical benefits. Soybean for Human Consumption and Animal Feed highlights the state of research in soybean nutritional attributes as well as science-based approaches defining the future of soybean for human consumption and animal feed. Over seven chapters, this book presents a comprehensive picture of the potential of soybean for human and animal diets and health as well as quality stock for pharmaceutical and functional food industries with an emphasis on the importance of genetic improvement of soybean germplasm in enhancing healthy and safe properties of final soy products.

The introductory chapter was written by Dr. Aleksandra Sudarić, who is also one of the co-authors of the chapter "Improving Seed Quality of Soybean Suitable for Growing in Europe" (Aleksandra Sudarić, Maja Matoša Kočar, Tomislav Duvnjak, Zvonimir Zdunić and Antonela Markulj Kulundžić). You can find more about the monograph at https://www.intechopen.com/books/soybean-for-human-consumption-and-animal-feed