100 to 115 days, determinate — The plants reach about twenty inches tall, have purple flowers, and pods that contain two to three seeds each. The seeds are mottled gray-green, small, and according to USDA tests, 'Krasnoarmejscaja' average 47.8% protein and 16.7% oil.
The USDA GRIN accession number is PI 437343 and was collected in the Primorsky Province, USSR. It was donated in August 1979 by N. Korsakov, of the N. I. Vavilov Institute of Plant Industry. Each packet contains 25 to 30 seeds.
Sow seeds about one inch deep, three to four inches apart. Although you can plant in rows, they can be planted densely and allowed to form a canopy. This will help control weed growth. Soybeans are tolerant of drought and poor soil since they fix nitrogen. They will, however, benefit from fertile soil.
Soybean flowers are perfect (self-fertile) and cross pollination is almost non-existent, making saving seed easy. Allow pods to fully develop and dry on the plants.
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