from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A crystalline compound, C9H11ClN2O, used as a herbicide for grasses and broadleaf weeds.
mon(o)- + ur(ea) + -on3.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Pre-emergence applications of 2,4-D, MCPA, monuron and diuron at the rate of 1.7 kg/ha have been recommended for weed control.