Insect Galls on Trees and Shrubs

Title

Insect Galls on Trees and Shrubs

Number

ENT 0039

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Publication Date:

8-2018

Status

Current

Description

Galls are distinctive swellings or abnormal growths of plant tissue caused by an attack of a living organism. Insects, mites, nematodes, bacteria, fungi, and viruses can trigger these plant deformities. Galls can also form as a result of mechanical injury. This publication deals only with tree and shrub galls caused by insects and mites.

Language

en

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