13 November 2020
In China, hundreds of varieties achieved through space-induced mutation breeding, also known as space mutagenesis have been planted nationwide.
These seeds have produced a range of crops, from tomato vines that can sprawl across 150 square meters of land and bear 10,000 fruits, to giant black-eyed pea sprouts measuring nearly a meter long, according to the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp, or CASTC.