The extent and patterns of usage of Agent Orange and other herbicides in Vietnam

Abstract

Herbicides including Agent Orange were sprayed by United States forces for military purposes during the Vietnam War (1961–1971) at a rate more than an order of magnitude greater than for similar domestic weed control. In 1974, the US National Academy of Sciences published estimates of the extent and distribution of herbicides sprayed. Here we present… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nature01537

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