4 edition of Yellow rain found in the catalog.
Item 1039-A, 1039-B (microfiche)
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|Pagination||xvi, 119 p. :|
|Number of Pages||98|
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tricinctum do not produce DAS, and conversely, good producers of DAS F. Purported chemical weapon Yellow rain was the subject of a 1981 political incident in which the accused the of supplying to the inand for use in warfare.
The UN experts also examined two refugees who claimed to be suffering from the after-effects of a chemical attack, but the refugees were instead diagnosed as having fungal skin infections. documents relating Yellow rain this incident remain classified. Mirocha at the conducted a biochemical investigation, looking for the presence of trichothecene mycotoxins, including T-2 toxin, DASand deoxynivalenol DON.
Meselson responded to this idea by stating that it was rather far-fetched to imagine that somebody would produce a chemical weapon by "gathering pollen predigested by honeybees. For example, a Canadian military laboratory found mycotoxins Yellow rain the blood of five people from the area who had never been exposed to yellow rain, out of 270 tested, but none in the blood of ten alleged victims, and a 1988 paper reported that illnesses from mycotoxin exposure may pose a serious threat to public health in.
In contrast, as of 1997 the U. Eyewitnesses claimed that Yellow Rain smelled like gunpowder and left a residue of sticky yellow spots on leaves, rocks, and rooftops.
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".
The descriptions of the attacks were diverse and included air-dropped canisters and sprays, booby traps, artillery shells, rockets and grenades that produced droplets of liquid, dust, powders, smoke or "insect-like" materials of a yellow, red, green, white or brown color.
However, the interviews produced conflicting testimony and the analyses of the samples were inconclusive.