Soybeans are mainly grown in the northeastern, central and eastern parts of China. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese scientists develop gene-edited soybean that can grow in warmer climates

  • Team has created mutants that ‘may have enormous yield potential for the tropics’, in effort to increase production in country’s south
  • China imports nearly 90 per cent of its soybeans, which have become a battleground in the trade war with Washington
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Soybeans are mainly grown in the northeastern, central and eastern parts of China. Photo: Xinhua
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