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1 SOURCE: “Limited release of GM sugarcane in AUSTRALIA”, Crop Biotech Update, 5/22/09, Engineered sugarcane with higher sucrose accumulation, enhanced drought tolerance, nitrogen use efficiency and improved ethanol production in field trials in Australia

2 SOURCE: APHIS ArborGEN, LLC; Availability of an Environmental Assessment for Controlled Release of a Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Hybrid. Federal Register January 19, 2010, Vol. 25, No. 11, p. 2845, Docket No. APHIS Environmental assessment for field release of eucalyptus engineered for cold tolerance and altered lignin

3 SOURCE: Japan and Taiwan Approve Syngenta's Enogen(TM) Corn Amylase Trait for Import, Syngenta press release, August 2, Enogen™ corn engineered with starch degrading enzyme results in improved ethanol production

4 SOURCE: “U.S. Approves Corn Modified for Ethanol”, New York Times, February 11, GE Corn produces alpha-amylase to break down starch into sugar to facilitate ethanol production. Raises concerns in food sector

5 SOURCE: “U.S. Approves Corn Modified for Ethanol”, New York Times, February 11,

6 SOURCE: “U.S. Approves Corn Modified for Ethanol”, New York Times, February 11,

7 SOURCE: “Biotech corn approved as ethanol source”, Capital Press, February 18,

8 SOURCE: “PGE looks to giant cane for fuel”, Capital Press, August 11, 2011

9 SOURCE: Bokinsky, G., Peralta-Yahya, P.P., George, A., Holmes, B.M., Steen, E.J., Dietrich, J., Lee, T.S., Tullman-Ercek, D., Voigt, C.A., Simmons, B.A., and Keasling, J.D Synthesis of three advanced biofuels from ionic liquid-pretreated switchgrass using engineered Escherichia coli. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, Bacterium engineered with biofuel synthesis pathways to make fuel substitutes for gasoline, diesel or jet engines from plant biomass

10 SOURCE: USDA-APHIS ArborGen, LLC; Availability of an Environmental Assessment for Controlled Release of a Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Hybrid. Federal Register Volume 77, Number 109, pp Eucalyptus engineered to confer cold tolerance, altered lignin biosynthesis, growth and flowering


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