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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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Administration of potentially antiandrogenic pesticides (procymidone, linuron, iprodione, chlozolinate, p,p'-DDE, and ketoconazole) and toxic substances (dibutyl- and diethylhexyl phthalate, PCB 169, and ethane dimethane sulphonate) during sexual differentiation produces diverse profiles of reproductive malformations in the male rat.
A mixture of the "antiandrogens" linuron and butyl benzyl phthalate alters sexual differentiation of the male rat in a cumulative fashion.
Especificamente, se determino la presencia de los plaguicidas organofosforados (OF): malation, etil paration, metil paration, metamidofos, dimetoato, clorpirifos y diazinon; ditiocarbamatos (DT): mancozeb; carbamatos (CB): carbofuran y metomilo; triazinas (TA): atrazina y metribuzin; y el derivados de urea (DU): linuron.
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).
Evaluation of the antiandrogenic effects of flutamide DDE and linuron in the weanling rat assay using organ weight histopathological and proteomic approaches.
El tratamiento herbicida que mayor control de maleza tuvo fue el rimsulfuron, con un control del 98,0%, en comparacion al tratamiento con linuron, con el cual se obtuvo un porcentaje de control del 70,0% (Tabla V).
En cuanto a herbicidas, se encontraron 3 ingredientes activos de categoria toxicologica III: Glifosato (61%), Linuron (1%) y Metribuzin (1%).
2], Peru) Linuron (330-55-2) 12 (Arg) Lithium (7439-93-2) 2500 (Peru); 5000 (Eq, Ven) Magnesium (7439-95-4) 150000 (Peru); 250000 (6), 400000 (7), 500000 (8) (FAO); 500000 (AS) Manganese (7439-96-5) 50 ([Bra.
Aos 84DAA dos herbicidas, os sintomas visuais de fitointoxicacao acima de 65% permaneceram visiveis para linuron, metsulfuronmethyl, chlorimuron-ethyl + imazethapyr e chlorimuron-ethyl + fomesafen (Tabela 2).
Steroids Alkylphenols Polyaromatic compounds 17[alpha]- ethinylestradiol Nonylphenol Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) 17[beta]-estradiol Ethoxylated Flame retardants nonylphenol Estrone Octylphenol Polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAH Mestranol Diethylstilbestrol (DES) Steroids Oxygenated Pesticides organic compounds 17[alpha]- ethinylestradiol Phthalates Atrazine 17[beta]-estradiol Bisphenol A Linuron Estrone Hexachlorobenzene Mestranol Pentachlo- Diethylstilbestrol (DES) rophenol (PCP) Source: Bila et al.
Several herbicides are prone to degradation, including members of the thiocarbamate group, the ureas, linuron and monolinuron.