Toxins which may endanger plant viability or functionality.
A substance poisonous to plants.
Phytotoxin refers to a substance, known as phytotoxic substances, in soils inhibitory to the growth of or poisonous to plants. Phytotoxic substances may result from human activity, or they may be produced by plant roots, by microorganisms, or by naturally-occurring chemical reactions. A good soil will protect plants from toxic concentrations of su...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phytotoxin
(fi´to-tok″sin) an exotoxin produced by certain species of higher plants; any toxin of plant origin.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
(from the article `poison`) Biotoxins can be conveniently grouped into three major categories: (1) microbial toxins, poisons produced by bacteria, blue-green algae, ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/p/63
1. A toxin produced by a microorganism and active against a plant or against plant cells/tissues. 2. A toxin produced by a plant. Found on http://ppathw3.cals.cornell.edu/glossary/Defs_P.htm
A substance similar in its properties to an extracellular bacterial toxin. ... Synonym: plant toxin. ... Origin: phyto-+ G. Toxikon, poison ... (05 Mar 2000) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
Phytotoxin: A poison in a plant. Abrin and ricin are examples of phytotoxins. Abrin comes from the seeds of a plant called the rosary pea or jequirity pea and ricin from the seeds of the castor bean plant.Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=25567
Type: Term Pronunciation: fī′tō-tok′sin Definitions: 1. A toxic substance of plant origin. Synonyms: plant toxinFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=68854
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