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DDTDichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (insecticide; CAS Number 50-29-3)
DDTDon't Do That
DDTDistributed Debugging Tool (Allinea)
DDTDividend Distribution Tax
DDTDivision of Diabetes Translation (CDC)
DDTDocumento Di Trasporto (Italian)
DDTDeflagration to Detonation Transition
DDTDesign Development Test
DDTDynamic Debugging Tool
DDTDynamic Debugging Technique
DDTDEC Debugging Tape
DDTDamien's Dinner Time (pro wrestling move)
DDTDewey Defeats Truman (band)
DDTDrop Dead Twice
DDTDiamond Dude Turbo (Yu-Gi-Oh card game)
DDTDigital Diagnostic Tester
DDTDefine Device Trigger (GPIB Command)
DDTDirect Drive Turntable
DDTDistortion Detection Technology (Peavey)
DDTDigital Data Transmitter
DDTDesign, Development, and Test
DDTData Description Table
DDTDamn Devastating Terror (pro wrestling move)
DDTDifferential Dieaway Technique
DDTDifferential Die-away Technique
DDTDesi Dance Teams (dance coalition)
DDTDependence Detection Table
DDTDrop Dead Thread (forum)
DDTDyadic Decision Tree
DDTDetailed Design Tool
DDTDistributed Decision-aid Tool
DDTDangerous Dudes on Tour (Return to Castle Wolfenstein multiplayer gaming clan)
DDTDownsized Deployable Terminal
DDTDivine Dance Troupe (UK)
DDTDisk to Disk to Tape (data preservation)
DDTDossier de Diagnostic Technique (French sales surveys)
DDTDirection de la Dynamique Territoriale (French: Directorate of Territorial Dynamics)
DDTDirection Départementale des Territoires (French: Departmental Territories)
DDTDue Diligence Team (various organizations)
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BACKGROUND: In utero exposure to endocrine disrupting compounds including dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) has been hypothesized to increase risk of obesity later in life.
Cancer mortality among men occupationally exposed to dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane.
These discoveries, coupled with the invention of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) during the Second World War led to the campaign to eradicate malaria world wide.
Other compounds, such as dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), are recalcitrant even in the presence of plant roots (Chaudhry et al.
Subject to the investigation are five types of organic-chlorine insecticide -- aldrin, dieldrin and endline, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and benzene hexachloride (BHC).
In the past, farmers have used toxic chemicals such as calcium arsenate, Paris green, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), and toxaphene to rid their cotton crops of insects.
Adult mosquitoes collected from 26 huts in Thabina, Transvaal, from October 1945 to March 1946 [24] Adult mosquitoes caught, n DDT sprayed Control Week section section 1 0 218 2 2 376 3 0 415 4 5 502 5 4 707 6 5 500 7 16 830 8 26 1 116 9 4 413 10 5 468 11 3 471 12 27 720 13 17 640 14 13 189 15 1 347 16 34 1 015 17 101 852 18 214 1 064 Total, N 477 10 843 DDT = dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane.
In the late 1930s, Paul Muller (1899-1965) discovered that dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) was highly effective for killing lice and other insects.
2) When dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) was first identified as an insecticide in 1939, it was lauded as the solution to vector-borne diseases.