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This black and white photograph taken at the Armstrong Air Service in Scott City, Kansas, shows the top of a barrel containing Colorado.44 25% DDT. The emulsifiable concentrated chemical was manufactured by the Chemical Corporation of Colorado in Denver. The spray from the barrel was found to be adulterated with 2.76% 2,4 - D. It had been used to spray a sugar beet field that contained garden webworm.

Date: Between 1950 and 1959

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Barrell from Chemical Corporation of Colorado - 1

Item Number: 226851
Call Number: Records of the State Board of Agriculture, Box 2, Folder Pearson-Ferguson Chemical Company
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 226851

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