Wednesday 15 October 1997
Ray F. Smith, 78, and Perry L. Adkisson, 68, will share the $250,000 cash prize. "They helped bring about a dramatic reduction in the use of chemical pesticides," said a statement on the award. It said their new approaches to agricultural pest control had sparked a global ecological revolution, reducing insecticide use on US crops alone by 50 per cent. -AP
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