Sentence Examples

  • The first epidemic of poliomyelitis in a tropical nation was contemporaneous with the introduction of the pesticide DDT in that country.
  • Similarly, when DDT and other pesticides were phased out in Israel, breast cancer mortality in pre-menopausal women dropped by 30 %.
  • In the past, insecticides like DDT have been used to kill the mosquitoes that transmit malaria.
  • By the 1950's, organochlorine pesticides such as DDT were in general use.
  • Effects on Aquatic Species: DDT is very highly toxic to many aquatic invertebrate species.

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