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1. The growth and development of a plant.
2. The origin and evolutionary development of plants.

phy′to·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk), phy′to·ge·net′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
phy′to·ge·net′i·cal·ly adv.


(ˌfaɪtəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) or


(Botany) the branch of botany concerned with the origin and evolution of plants
phytogenetic, phytogenetical adj
ˌphytogeˈnetically adv


(ˌfaɪ təˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

also phy•tog•e•ny

(faɪˈtɒdʒ ə ni)

the origin and development of plants.

phytogenesis, phytogeny

the origin and evolution of plants. — phytogenetic, phytogenetical, phytogenic, adj.
See also: Plants
the science and history of the development of plants. Also phytogeny. — phytogenetic, phytogenetical, adj.
See also: Botany
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Theoretical calculation and experimental evaluation of "rigidity" works of the diesel engine on enrichment of the air charge by mineral and the phytogenesis activators, Engineering science, Niwa Powoldzia 1(10): 88-92.
Surveys in Akmola, North Kazakhstan, Kostanay found the lack of large natural phytogenesis, referring to the extensive land cultivation.
For these purposes are generated phytogenesis products on the basis of ginseng ginger, pink rodiola and etc.