Louis Proyect lnp3 at
Sat Jun 2 17:48:07 MDT 2001

Ratio of the amount of insecticides used in the U.S. in 1945 to the amount
used last year: 1:10

Estimated percentage of U.S. pre-harvest crops lost to insects in 1945 and
last year, respectively: 7,13

(Harper's Index, June 2001)

Louis Proyect
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