phytotoxic

[fahy-tuh-tok-sik]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to phytotoxin.
2.
inhibitory to the growth of or poisonous to plants.

Origin:
1930–35; phyto- + toxic

phytotoxicity [fahy-toh-tok-sis-i-tee] , noun
nonphytotoxic, adjective
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phytotoxin (ˌfaɪtəˈtɒksɪn)
 
n
Compare zootoxin a toxin, such as strychnine, that is produced by a plant
 
phyto'toxic
 
adj

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phytotoxic phy·to·tox·ic (fī'tō-tŏk'sĭk)
adj.

  1. Poisonous to plants.

  2. Of or relating to a phytotoxin.


phy'to·tox·ic'i·ty (-tŏk-sĭs'ĭ-tē) n.
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phytotoxic   (fī'tō-tŏk'sĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
Poisonous to plants.
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Current studies are focused on finding those rates that provide disease control but do not have any phytotoxic effects.
The solids are phytotoxic if not treated prior to land application.
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