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Solution - Write the environmental effects of DDT. - HSC Science (Computer Science) 12th Board Exam - Chemistry

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Write the environmental effects of DDT.

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  1. It is not completely biodegradable i.e. it is not very rapidly metabolized by animals. Instead, it gets deposited and store in fatty tissues. It is exists for longtime in soil, plants and animals as well. It produces unforeseen ecological effects.
  2. It is replaced by better and safer insecticide due to ecological problems.
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