Research findings on effectiveness of DDT in the livestock industry in California
AuthorJames R. Douglas
Hilgardia 1(2):2-2. DOI:10.3733/ca.v001n02p2b. January 1947.
The recent flood of publicity concerning DDT has resulted in such widespread misconceptions of its proper use that it is desirable to review here what may be expected of this insecticide and discuss some of the livestock pests against which it may be employed.
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Boron deficiency in affected areas of the state readily supplied by simple treatment
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Role of enzymes in the commercial processing of fruits and vegetables
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