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141. Were We Wrong to Ban DDT?

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DDT is a persistent organic pesticide previously widely used in agriculture. Although it is now banned in most developed countries it is still used in many LEDCs to prevent insect-borne disease. This Environmental Studies Factsheet explains what DDT is used for and why it was banned, and includes typical exam questions on the topic.

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April 2011

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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