Unformatted text preview: Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1948 "for his discovery of the high efficiency of DDT as a contact poison against several arthropods ." After the war, DDT was made available for use as an agricultural insecticide , and soon its production and use skyrocketed. ^ a b NobelPrize.org: The Nobel Prize in Physiology of Medicine 1948 Accessed July 26, 2007. ¸ ^ a b c d e f Environmental Health Criteria 9: DDT and its derivatives , World Health Organization, 1979. http://pmep.cce.cornell.edu/facts-slides-self/core-tutorial/module13/index.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DDT#cite_note-EHC9-2...
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