Insecticides, Western Australia
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DDT may no longer be applied to broadacre crops grown in Western Australia. It is being replaced by other more effective chemicals and with new methods of pest control. DDT was the most effective chemical for the control of several major broadacre pests in this State and farmers may well wonder why this change was necessary and how they will manage without DDT.
Michael, P J.
"Broadacre pest control after DDT,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 28
, Article 2.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol28/iss3/2