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# A new genetically engineered papaya was produced not by seed

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A new genetically engineered papaya was produced not by seed [#permalink]

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26 Jul 2008, 03:17
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A new genetically engineered papaya was produced not by seed companies who have been motivated by profit, which was the case with most genetically modified crops previously approved for commercial use, but university and United States Department of Agriculture researchers who allowed growers to use it free of charge.

A) produced not by seed companies who have been motivated by profit, which was the case with most genetically modified crops previously approved for commercial use, but
B) produced not by profit motivated seed companies, the case with most genetically modified crops previously approved for commercial use, but
C) produced not by profit motivated seed companies, as was the case with most genetically modified crops previously approved for commercial use, but by
D) not produced by profit motivated seed companies, which was the case with most genetically modified crops previously approved for commercial use, but was produced by
E) not produced by seed companies who have been motivated by profit, the case with most genetically modified crops previously approved for commercial use, but by
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26 Jul 2008, 07:51
IMO C.
Produced Not by X But by Y.
Others are violating this parallelism.
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26 Jul 2008, 08:11
C for me as well. You need the 'not X but Y construction'
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26 Jul 2008, 08:47
nmohindru wrote:
A new genetically engineered papaya was produced not by seed companies who have been motivated by profit, which was the case with most genetically modified crops previously approved for commercial use, but university and United States Department of Agriculture researchers who allowed growers to use it free of charge.

A) produced not by seed companies who have been motivated by profit, which was the case with most genetically modified crops previously approved for commercial use, but
B) produced not by profit motivated seed companies, the case with most genetically modified crops previously approved for commercial use, but
C) produced not by profit motivated seed companies, as was the case with most genetically modified crops previously approved for commercial use, but by
D) not produced by profit motivated seed companies, which was the case with most genetically modified crops previously approved for commercial use, but was produced by
E) not produced by seed companies who have been motivated by profit, the case with most genetically modified crops previously approved for commercial use, but by

IMO C. Concise

"seed companies who have been motivated by profit" can be replaced by profit motivated seed companies
Re: SC -> Papaya   [#permalink] 26 Jul 2008, 08:47
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