The magazine Legume Perspectives 2 on Phaseolus from the Legume Society and edited by Marta Santalla, Federico Sánchez, Diego Rubiales and Aleksandar Mikic is available.

The Legume Society ( was founded in 2011 with two primary missions. One of them was to treasure the rich legume research tradition of the former European Association for Grain Legume Research (AEP), with emphasis on carrying out its the triennial legume-devoted conferences. Another one is to fulfill a long-term strategy of linking together the research on all legumes worldwide, from grain and forage legumes pharmaceutical and ornamental ones and from the Old World to the Americas. So far, the Legume Society gathered together more than 200 legume researchers worldwide. Legume Perspectives 2.