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DDT - Wikipedia

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Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) is a colorless, crystalline, tasteless, and almost odorless .... Some uses of DDT continued under the public health exemption. For example, in June 1979, the Ca...

What is DDT? Why was DDT used? Is DDT still used?

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What is DDT? $ DDT 1 is an organochlorine2 insecticide that was first synthesized in 1874 (1, 2). $ DDT was a commonly-used pesticide for insect control in the ...

What is DDT? Why was DDT used?

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DDT was a commonly-used pesticide for insect control in the United States until it ... In addition to its public health uses, growers used DDT on a variety of food ...

DDT - A Brief History and Status | Ingredients Used in Pesticide ...

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Nov 22, 2016 ... DDT (dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane) was developed as the first of the modern synthetic insecticides in the 1940s. It was initially used with ...

The DDT Story | Pesticide Action Network

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Banned for agricultural uses worldwide by the 2001 Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, the use of DDT is still permitted in small quantities  ...

What are the uses of DDT? | Reference.com

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DDT was banned in the United States in 1972, but provisions exist for its use in public health crises caused by diseases spread by insects. It may also be used to  ...

The Uses of DDT - WSJ

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Aug 16, 2007 ... Last year, the World Health Organization reversed a 25-year-old policy and recommended using the pesticide DDT to fight malaria in the Third ...

DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) - humans, body, used, water ...

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DDT is a synthetic chemical compound once used widely in the United States and throughout the world as a pesticide (a chemical substance used to kill weeds , ...

Use of DDT in fighting malaria - Appropedia: The sustainability wiki

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Mar 28, 2013 ... DDT is also used in crop growth, and has been linked to the cause of attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) and also have an affect on ...

SOME USES OF D. D. T. IN AGRICULTURE : Abstract : Nature

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A meeting of the Association of Applied Biologists on October 5 sought to adjust the outlook at least upon some of the agricultural uses of D. D. T. by bringing ...