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Extension Circulation 1543 Revised 1946 is called DDT As A Household Insecticide and is about how DDT is showing more promise in the control of many household pests than other materials. The most outstanding feature is its lasting effect. DDT takes a several minutes or even ours to take effect on the pest. It then talks about the effects on flies, mosquitoes, bedbugs, silverfish, cockroaches, fleas, ants, clothes moths, and carpet beetles.