The Weed Killer Era

Dr. Edward Runge>LPL Interviews N-Z>LPL Interviews K-Z, Segment 5

The Weed Killer Era,

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AGRO-CHEMICALS
By the late 1950s, you could spray the weeds with 2-4D and DDT and they died. Magic! Then went to Treflan and Atrazine, an herbicide. Pest control came along too, for corn borer, fungi.