China imports hundreds of millions of tonnes of soybeans each year, most of which are used to feed livestock. Photo: EPA-EFE
China imports hundreds of millions of tonnes of soybeans each year, most of which are used to feed livestock. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese scientists hail breakthrough that could produce large quantities of animal feed from industrial gas and reduce dependence on soybean imports

  • Researchers say the process could be a ‘carbon revolution’ that would benefit the agricultural industry and help reduce harmful emissions
  • The product produced by a series of reactions could provide tens of thousands of tonnes of protein that can be used to feed animals

Topic |   China science
China imports hundreds of millions of tonnes of soybeans each year, most of which are used to feed livestock. Photo: EPA-EFE
China imports hundreds of millions of tonnes of soybeans each year, most of which are used to feed livestock. Photo: EPA-EFE
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