John Innes CentreJohn Innes Centre ©Jeremy Durkin/Rex Shutterstock
Scientists who developed a high-protein pea which could replace soya as an animal feed say a major company has expressed an interest in the project. The pea, which helps livestock absorb more protein from their diet, was developed by researchers at the John Innes Centre, Norwich. It has the potential to cut costs for farmers because livestock need to eat fewer of the new peas to obtain the same amount of protein as standard peas. See also: New pea could […]
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