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nutrition lab at American Cyanamid, 1960s
Thomas Jukes

Jukes is a nutrition chemist at American Cyanamid, a chemical manufacturer. Consult with you colleague, Robert White-Stevens.

Be sure to review Chaps. 1-3, 7, 11-13 in Silent Spring. You should be able to comment on Carson's credibility, benefits and harms of pesticides and on the control/balance of nature.


  • Jukes, Thomas. 1962. "A Town in Harmony." Chemical Week 40(Aug. 18): 5.
  • Jukes, Thomas. 1963. "People and Pesticides." American Scientist 51(Sept.).
  • "The Chemicals Around Us." [viewpoint] Chemical Week (July 14, 1962): 5.
  • "Nature is for the Birds." [viewpoint] Chemical Week (July 28, 1962): 5.
  • Darby, William J. 1962. "Silence, Miss Carson". Chem. & Eng. News (Oct. 1): 62-63.
  • Bean, William B. 1963. "The Noise of Silent Spring." Archives of Internal Medicine 112:62-65.
  • Stare, Frederick T. 1963. "Some comments on Silent Spring." Nutrition Reviews (Jan.)
  • Jukes, Thomas. 1971. "D.D.T., Human Health and the Environment." Environmental Affairs 1(Nov.): 534-564. [Note the late date, although the style and theme of Jukes' criticisms did not change much.]
  • last revised November 19, 2008