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A herbicide, C9H10Cl2N2O2, that is used to kill weeds selectively.

[Probably lin(dane) + ur(ea) + -on.]


a herbicide that is harmless to vegetables, but destroys weeds
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Noun1.linuron - a herbicide that kills weeds without harming vegetables
herbicide, weed killer, weedkiller - a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth
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Many vegetable herbicides were developed in the 1960s and 1970s and include products like DCPA (used in broccoli and onion), napropamide (used in tomatoes and peppers) and linuron (used in asparagus and celery).
Linuron is a non-selective herbicide used in the control of grasses and broadleaf weeds.
Concerns were also raised by the Scottish Agricultural College about smaller potato crop yields, which could cost growers pounds 100m annually, because of reduced rates of herbicides linuron and metribuzin and a lack of new substitute products.
Pesticides: Including pyrethroids, linuron, vinclozolin and fenitrothion
Androjen Reseptorlerini inhibe Ederek Etkileyenler Vinklozin, Flutamid, DDT ve metabolitleri, Metoksiklor, Fenitrotion, Prosimidon, Linuron 3.
1979), alachlor, acetochlor, linuron, metolachlor, and dimethenamid (Rahman and James 1994; Rahman et al.
So, his team did test-tube studies of a host of these pesticides, including fenitrothion, parathion, chlorothion, linuron, and ruelene.
The bacteria thrived in a third of the pesticides, especially in the fungicide chlorothalonil, the weedkiller linuron and the insecticides permethrin and chlorpyrifos.
McElroy (1988), "Effect of Linuron on The Brain-Pituitary-Testicular Reproductive Axis in the Rat," Toxicologist, 8:121.
The study Linuron (CAS 330-55-2) Market Research Report 2011' presents an overview of the Linuron market globally and regionally by contemplating and analyzing its parameters.