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William B. Mabee Inspects Dead Locusts

71-2501 (untitled)
Accession Number
71-2501
8x10 inches (21x26 cm)
Black & White
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HST Keywords
Point Four Program; Technical Cooperation Administration
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Description
William B. Mabee, an entomologist with the United States Department of Agriculture, examines a handful of dead locusts in the desert area of Pakistan where locusts breed. Mr. Mabee directed a Point Four program conducted jointly by the governments of Pakistan and the United States to control a locust plague. Control measures consisted of aerial spraying of insecticide and hand-spreading poisoned bait.
Date(s)
September 1951