2 edition of Yellow rain found in the catalog.
Item 1039-A, 1039-B (microfiche)
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|Pagination||xvi, 73 p. :|
|Number of Pages||82|
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Final report [of the] Steering Group on Food Freshness [to the] Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
In our experience, copious producers of T-2 toxin F. Refugees described events that they believed to be attacks by low-flying aircraft or helicopters; several of the reports were of a yellow, oily liquid that was dubbed "yellow rain".
: 35 Meselson's work was described in an independent medical review as providing "compelling evidence that yellow rain might have a benign natural explanation". : 46 Mycotoxins [ ] Analyses of putative "yellow rain" samples by the British, French and Swedish governments confirmed the presence of pollen and failed to find Yellow rain trace of mycotoxins.
Scientific and Technical Review: World Organisation for Animal Health. The Cambodians blamed the United States for these alleged chemical attacks. " The US mycotoxin analyses were reported in the scientific literature in 1983 and 1984 and reported small Yellow rain of mycotoxins calledranging from the to traces in the range.
Meselson's team noted that trichothecene mycotoxins occur naturally in the region and questioned the witness testimony. Samples of the supposed chemical agent that were supplied to a group of independent scientists turned out to be feces, suggesting that the "yellow rain" was due to mass defecation of digested pollen grains from large swarms of bees.
Yellow rain suggested an alternate hypothesis that the yellow rain was the harmless fecal matter of. However, the interviews produced conflicting testimony and the analyses of the samples were inconclusive.
government alleged that over ten thousand people had been killed in attacks using these supposed. "From yellow rain to green wheat: 25 years of trichothecene biosynthesis research". Army maintains that some experts believe that "trichothecenes were used as biological weapons in Southeast Asia and Afghanistan" although they write that "it has Yellow rain been possible for the United States to prove unequivocally that trichothecene mycotoxins were used as biological weapons.
documents relating to this incident remain classified. Bartley, Robert February 24, 2003. One man accurately identified them as insect droppings, but switched to the chemical weapons story after discussion with fellow Hmong.
: 46 Australian military scientist Rod Barton visited Thailand in 1984, and discovered that Thai villagers were blaming yellow rain for a variety of ailments, including scabies.
Meselson's team noted that trichothecene mycotoxins occur naturally in the region and questioned the witness testimony.
: 35 Meselson's work was described in an independent medical review as providing "compelling evidence that yellow rain might have a benign natural explanation".
A 2003 medical review notes that this debate may have been exacerbated since "Although analytical methods were in their infancy during the controversy, they were still sensitive enough to pick up low levels of environmental trichothecene contamination.
An autopsy on a fighter named Chan Mann, a victim of a putative yellow rain attack in 1982, turned up traces of mycotoxins, but also , , and.