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Potential industrial uses spell market opportunity for new soybean Renowned Guelph soybean breeder first discovered variety 20 years ago

 

Potential industrial uses spell market opportunity for new soybean
Renowned Guelph soybean breeder first discovered variety 20 years ago

By Lilian Schaer

Guelph - A soybean variety first identified at the University of Guelph twenty years ago is now seeing a future as a possible feedstock for industrial uses.

Currently known as OAC 13-55C-HL, the soybean is high in linoleic fatty acids, lending itself particularly well to industrial material applications like paints, coatings, polyols and epoxies.

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