Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to phytotoxic: phototoxic


Poisonous to plants.

phy′to·tox·ic′i·ty (-tŏk-sĭs′ĭ-tē) n.


(ˌfaɪ təˈtɒk sɪk)

inhibitory to the growth of or poisonous to plants.
phy`to•tox•ic′i•ty (-ˈsɪs ɪ ti) n.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
3]Br can have adverse effects on a number of commodities; it is phytotoxic and causes taint and odors.
2(3H)-benzoxazolone of rye into phytotoxic 2-amino-3H-phenoxazin-3-one.
analysed some phytotoxic materials from the crop residue and soil successfully.
While olive mill wastes can control several plant pests and pathogens, this form of OA must be carefully applied, as the toxic compounds responsible for the phytotoxic and antimicrobial activity of these materials can potentially contaminate water bodies (Saadi et al.
2001) comparing the effect of DCD and 3,4-dimethylpyrazole phosphate (DMPP) applied at 8-fold the recommended rate on lettuce, the DCD caused pronounced phytotoxic effect, while no effect was observed with DMPP.
3-Hydroxy-5-methoxystilbene-2-carboxylic acid, a phytotoxic compound isolated from methanolic extract of pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan Millsp.
Benzimidazoles, though effective fungicides, can become phytotoxic, stunting plant growth and causing visible damage to seedlings (Marc et al.
Petroleum divided products are phytotoxic to plants at relatively low concentration.
It was found to possess strong phytotoxic activity against Lemna aequinoctials Welve.
3+], is the primary phytotoxic species of aluminum in soils (e.
Since 1884, arsenic (As) has been known to as a phytotoxic agent [64,63].