"Substance banned for agricultural use in 1972 for short" crossword clue

Author: Olivia Langford
Last Updated: 23 Jul 2023

Substance banned for agricultural use in 1972 for short NYT crossword answer is:

DDT (3 letters length)

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The answer to this crossword clue is DDT. DDT was a widely used pesticide until it was banned for agricultural use in 1972 due to its environmental and health risks. It was found to be toxic to a variety of organisms, including humans, and was linked to a number of health issues. It was also found to be persistent in the environment, leading to long-term contamination.

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