from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Poisonous to plants.

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  • adj. Characteristic of a phytotoxin


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  • Other non-persistent insecticides such as chlorpyrifos and carbofuran are not recommended due to severe phytotoxic effects.

    8: Plant protection and pest control

  • More recently, during the Vietnam war, it was widely reported and known internationally that the United states massively employed chemical agents that were extraordinarily toxic for the civilian population and animals, as well as phytotoxic chemical agents that devastated crops, plantations and forests.


  • Wettable powder formulations tend to be less phytotoxic than emulsifiable concentrates, especially in temperatures over 32 C. Sorghum:

    Chapter 10

  • Certain insecticides are phytotoxic (injurious) to certain crops.

    Chapter 10

  • Control is enhanced by combining 285 g Benlate plus 1.7 kg Dithane M-45 or Manzate 200 plus 2.3 non-phytotoxic crop oil per hectare.

    Chapter 10

  • No phytotoxic activity could be noted on the cutinized stem and leaf surfaces.

    Northern Nut Growers Association Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1943

  • If I were building a more finished three or four bin series, I would use rot-resistant wood like cedar and/or thoroughly paint the wood with a non-phytotoxic wood preservative like Cuprinol (copper napthanate).

    Organic Gardener's Composting

  • Its phytotoxic properties - it's only poisonous when exposed to sunlight - distinguishes it from other problematic, invasive weeds including blackberries and ivy. Music briefs

  • The phytotoxic effects of these substances become intensified in conjunction with other atmospheric pollutants and at the same time increase dryness and exponentially drive the eco-toxicological consequences of climate change.

    gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine


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