Acknowledgements

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Shiva, V. (2000) ‘The Golden Rice hoax: When public relations replaces science’, Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology, India;

Figures

Figure 1: James, C. (2004) Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops, International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA);

Figure 2: Edward L. Barnard, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Forestry Images;

Figure 4: Glick, B.R. (1998) Molecular Biotechnology, American Society for Microbiology;

Figures 7: Photos used with permission of P.W. Simon, USDA, ARS;

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Figure 11: Ye, X. et al. (2000) ‘ Engineering the provitamin A (β-carotene) biosynthetic pathway into (carotenoid-free) rice endosperm’, Science, 287, 14 January 2000, copyright © 2000 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science;

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Edward L. Barnard, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Forestry Images;