Accession Number : AD0779794

Title :   The Herbicide Policy Review.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for Mar-May 1968.

Corporate Author : MILITARY ASSISTANCE COMMAND VIETNAM APO SAN FRANCISCO 96243

Report Date : 20 AUG 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 140

Abstract : The herbicide policy review was part of continuing efforts to assess the efficacy of herbicide programs in terms of military benefits to the Allied Forces, South Vietnamese, and American, as well as those of the other Free World nations; as compared to economic costs and possible ecological effects. Additionally, the Committee was charged with examining current procedures and techniques employed in implementing the programs with a view to possible recommendations for changes and improvements that would help maximize the benefits and minimize the costs and ecological effects. The Committee conducted the review during the period March - May, 1968. Portions of the document are not fully legible.

Descriptors :   *Herbicides, *Chemical warfare, *Army operations, *Vietnam, Reviews, Policies, Defoliation, Agriculture, Damage, Psychology, Ecology, Cost analysis, Toxicity, Hazards

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE