Soybean grows in areas where maize and common beans are grown. It grows to a height of 60–120 cm, maturing in 3 to 6 months depending on variety, climate, and location. Soybean is drought tolerant. Depending on the variety, the crop can be grown from 0-2200m altitude and under rainfall ranging from 300 to 1200mm.
The main types of kidney bean are white kidney bean, dark red kidney bean, light speckled kidney bean, black kidney bean and so on, and the
Lentil is one of the pulses crops are grown in the highlands of Ethiopia. It is a popular ingredient of the daily diet in the majority of households
Chickpea is the most important pulse crop in Ethiopia. The bulk of the crop variety in the country is dominated by the sweet Desi type, and the Kabuli type is also grown in limited areas.
Horse bean is the most important pulses crop in terms of area coverage and total annual production. It has manifold advantages in the economic lives of the farming community in the high lands of the country.
Haricot bean is one of the most important legumes grown in the lowlands of Ethiopia, particularly in the Rift Valley.