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Crown Gall
Agrobacterium tumefaciens

  • Galls (tumor like overgrowth) occur on roots, where the stem meets the soil, and at the site of pruning wounds
  • Young galls are soft, light green in color, with no bark
  • Older galls are brown to black and are hard
  • More information on Crown Gall...
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Graft Incompatibility

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