DTT
Updated: 3/15/2021
DTT

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  • DTT created
  • Pros of DTT
  • Cons of DTT
  • DTT was discovered by Paul muller who was a German scientist student in 1939 and it was made during world war 2 to get rid of pests in crops and other things
  • DTT outlawed
  • The pros of DTT is that it did kill pests a lot of pests even the biggest ones died but it wouldn't last long because of the cons
  • MY opinion
  • https://web.stanford.edu/group/sjph/cgi-bin/sjphsite/shoot-to-kill-control-and-controversy-in-the-history-of-ddt-science/#:~:text=DDT%20has%20humble%20origins%20for,synthesized%20it%20again%20in%201936.
  • https://www.epa.gov/ingredients-used-pesticide-products/ddt-brief-history-and-status#:~:text=In%201972%2C%20EPA%20issued%20a,based%20on%20studies%20in%20animals.
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  • The cons were that it made people sick and could cause birth defects in babies making it harder for them to do some things
  • DTT was outlawed because it made lots of people sick and lots of the babies with birth defects weren't surviving
  • My opinion is that I'm happy its gone and I hope we can make better pesticides that don't harm us or untargeted species
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