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Poisonous to plants.

phy′to·tox·ic′i·ty (-tŏk-sĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
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the state of being phytotoxicthe extent or measure to which something is phytotoxic
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Historically, terpenes have had limited commercial use in the agrochemical sector due to their volatility, phytotoxicity and poor solubility.
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Cucumber development (phytotoxicity and shoot dry matter) was evaluated at 21 days after sowing.
By comparing these periods it might be supposed that due to June being a time of lower temperature, there was the need of utilizing a higher exogenous concentration of auxin for the obtainment of such superiority, a fact not demonstrated in December, a time of higher temperatures, whose higher IBA concentration might have caused a certain phytotoxicity, since that in such period the metabolic activities of the vegetal are found to be more accelerated, allowing active differentiation and development.
Reduction in toxicity was investigated by phytotoxicity study on Vigna radiata L.
2009; Fishel 2016), but they must be effective and minimize phytotoxicity (Osborne 1986 & Bethke 2011).
Phytotoxicity was tested against Lemna minor plant, while insecticidal activities were performed against tribolium castaneum and rhyzopertha dominica.