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Phyllom BioProducts Corporation, 484 Lake Park Ave Suite 23, Oakland, CA 94610, Office: 650.322.5000,
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  1.   In 2005 and 2006, patents were issued to cover Bt strains, Bt protein’s composition of matter, genes expressing proteins, and use of proteins as a bio-insecticides.

  2.   Additional patents were filed to broaden and strengthen IP.

  3.   Commercial Water dispersible granule, spreadable granule and a combo Bt + fertilizer granule products were developed, each for unique markets.

  4.   Field testing confirmed efficacy of Phyllom’s Bt beginning in 2005 and continues as product improvements are made.

  5.   Corporate partnership agreements were signed with large crop science cos. and field efficacy has been confirmed.

  6.   Phyllom, in collaboration with USDA Forest Service and APHIS enterprise technology transfer teams developed boreGONE! for EAB and GSOB control.

  7.   Manufacturing was scaled to commercial size fermenters.

  8.   First product sales in 2011 to Corporate partner and APHIS.

Phyllom BioProducts News & Milestones

  1.   EPA Sec. 3 registrations for Manufacturing Use (active ingredient) and End Use products were submitted in 2011.

  2.   Additional end use formula registrations were submitted in 2012.

  3.   Research collaborators at UC Davis, Michigan State University, Purdue University and University of Wisconsin received federal grants to begin studies on new market opportunities in Agriculture and Forestry. For fee collaborations are underway with other land grant researchers.

  4.   Congressional Representatives from EAB infested states expressed interest to assist Phyllom at the request of their forest product constituents.

  5.   The Canadian market represents an outstanding opportunity for Phyllom’s products. In April, 2013, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in collaboration with the Provinces under the auspices of their provincial minor use pest management program decided to support Phyllom’s registration for turf and alfalfa insect pests. Phyllom was in competition with a number of other registrants for this support. Press Release: Agriculture Agri-Food Canada supports Phyllom Bioproducts.

  6.   In May 2013, EPA BPPD approves boreGONE! Experimental Use Permit (EUP) for application against APHIS Quarantine Pest, Emerald Ash Borer !!!

  7.   In June and July 2013, Phyllom's products, grubGONE! and beetleGONE! are approved by the EPA! The beetleGONE! product meets all criteria for use on organic crops within the USDA National Organic Program (NOP).

  8.   Continue to file multiple layers of IP: recently filing another PCT patent for control of Darkling Beetle.

  9.   Secured registered trademarks for PHYLLOM, GRUBGONE and BOREGONE.

  10.   Large aerial spray boreGONE! trial being conducted at Starved Rock State Park, Illinois for control of Emerald Ash Borer in June 2014.

  11.   In July 2014, Phyllom BioProducts has launched commercial sales of grubGONE! G, beetleGONE! tlc and beetleGONE! ag.

  12.   August 21, 2014 Phyllom BioProducts and Vestaron  Announce Collaborative Effort.

  13.   Two of Phyllom's products, grubHALT! and beetleJUS!, are awarded The Green Thumb Award. Winners of the 2015 Awards were chosen by an independent panel of garden writers and editors, all members of the Direct Gardening Association (DGA). The Green Thumb Awards recognize outstanding new garden products available by mail or online. grubHALT! and beetleJUS! are Phyllom BioProducts brands for the consumer channel, marketed by partner Gardens Alive!, Inc.

  14.   On March 10, 2015, John Salmonson joins Phyllom BioProducts' Board of Directors. John brings a wealth of experience and successes in the Plant Protection Industry to the Phyllom Team.

  15.   Ohio Turf News Magazine, pp.10-13: “Phyllom's grubGONE! G turf product stands up to the chemical competition and dramatically better than the other biologicals for controlling white grubs in turf."

  16.   The Big Picture: Grub Control, Neonics & Bees, Connecticut Ag Experiment Station. Phyllom’s grubGONE! & beetleGONE! products are the best combination of safety & performance.

  17.   As reported in Farm Chemical International, Biocontrols M&A Boom Begins to Bear Fruit. "The $2-billion biopesticides market is outperforming nearly every other segment in ag with an estimated compounded annual growth rate of 17%...."

  18.   As described on pp.10-12, in the article "New (and Newer) Options for Insect Control on Sports Fields," Phyllom's turf grub product, grubGONE! G, is recommended for commercial level control of annual bluegrass weevil and billbug larvae, and turf grubs.

  19.   Mr. Kurt Schwartau (Head of Sales & Marketing) and Dr. Dave Matthews (Head of Technology) of Phyllom BioProducts attend 2015 Entomological Society Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota. On 11-17-15, Kurt Schwartau presents: “Target the Pest, Not the Rest: Novel Bt galleriae with Cry8Da protein (grubGONE!®, beetleGONE!® & boreGONE!®) provides selective control of Popillia japonica, Agrilus planipennis, Hypera brunipennis and others while preserving beneficial insects.”

  20.   San Diego, CA - Phyllom attends Golf Industry Trade Show, February 6 - 11, 2016.  grubGone! G turf product is featured in the New Product Showcase for 2016.

  21. March 21, 2016 - Phyllom BioProducts and Plant Products team up to reclaim Canada Lawns and Sports Fields from Grubs and Beetles. The two companies are teaming up to launch grubGONE!® and beetleGONE!® in Canada. The products are being submitted for Canadian registration in 2016, with an anticipated product launch in 2017. Press Release