The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
(also linuron), N-3,4-dichlorophenyl-N’-methyl-N’-methoxyurea, a herbicide used primarily to destroy dicotyledonous and monocotyledonous weeds growing among soybeans, corn, carrots, and potatoes.
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