Lettuce growing in an electro culture chamber developed as part of China’s giant experiment to find out if electricity can boost plant growth. Photo: Liu BinjiangLettuce growing in an electro culture chamber developed as part of China’s giant experiment to find out if electricity can boost plant growth. Photo: Liu Binjiang
Lettuce growing in an electro culture chamber developed as part of China’s giant experiment to find out if electricity can boost plant growth. Photo: Liu Binjiang

China is making its vegetables grow bigger, faster and stronger ... using electricity

Scientists hail breakthrough as results of the world’s largest experiment confirm fruit and vegetable output can soar without chemical pesticides and fertilisers

Topic |   China science
Lettuce growing in an electro culture chamber developed as part of China’s giant experiment to find out if electricity can boost plant growth. Photo: Liu BinjiangLettuce growing in an electro culture chamber developed as part of China’s giant experiment to find out if electricity can boost plant growth. Photo: Liu Binjiang
Lettuce growing in an electro culture chamber developed as part of China’s giant experiment to find out if electricity can boost plant growth. Photo: Liu Binjiang
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