Tebuthiuron is the common namefor the active ingredient in COMBINETM herbicide, In countries such asBrazil, tebuthiuron is used in sugarcane to control a broadspectrum of weeds Tebuthiuron is a nonselective broad spectrum herbicide of the ureaclass. It is used in a number of herbicides manufactured by Dow AgroSciences,and is sold under several trade names, depending on the formulation. It is usedto control weeds, woody and herbaceous plants, and sugar cane.
Both pre and post emergence herbicide Systemic Mode of Action: Tebuthiuron80% WDG is a root activated and systemic herbicide which is readily absorbedinto roots and translocated. Tebuthiuron 80% WDG disrupts photosynthesis,causing defoliation and plant death. Injury symptoms include yellowing of leaftissue followed by death of the tissues. Injury symptoms will first appear onthe older leaves, along the leaf margin