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Unformatted text preview: • Near East Lentil, Pea, Chick pea, Broad bean • Asia Mung bean, Soybean • Central and South American Common bean, Lima bean History of Soybean • Soybean originated from China – was considered as one of the five sacred grains • Domestication and processing began since Shang Dynasty (1700 – 1100 B.C.) or earlier • First introduced by a Yankee clipper in 1804 when returning to the U.S. from China...
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2010 for the course BIOLOGY Food scien taught by Professor Dr.johnson during the Spring '10 term at Berkeley.
- Spring '10