Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A herbicide, C9H10Cl2N2O2, used to kill weeds selectively.

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  • n. The herbicide N'-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-N-methoxy-N-methyl-urea

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  • n. a herbicide that kills weeds without harming vegetables

Etymologies

Probably lin(dane) + ur(ea) + -on3.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Subsequent hand-weeding is usually carried out 2 months after planting and again after 5 months, but in Colombia the use of the herbicide linuron at the rate of 0.75 kg/ha has been found to give excellent control over broad-leaved weeds if applied 40-50 days after planting.

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  • Chemical control gives excellent results: pre-emergence application of, for example, linuron or diuron with subsequent application of shielded sprays of paraquat, has proved successful.

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  • Afalon (linuron) are both welcome additions to a previously limited and expensive armoury.

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  • Lorox (linuron) and Sencor (metribuzin) have been available for more than 25 years, but still have good soil-residual activity on a variety of weeds including glyphosate and ALS-resistant pigweed when applied behind the planter and activated by rainfall or overhead irrigation.

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  • The Commission's proposals, according to the Pesticides Safety Directorate analysis, would also remove linuron, pendimethalin and metribuzin, leaving few chemical options, she said.

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  • - chemical control (linuron plus alachlor) in beans and atrazione plus metolachlor in maize;

    1. Designing integrated pest management for sustainable and productive futures.

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