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- n. Alternative spelling of leaf miner.
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Numerous kinds of beetles, caterpillars, grasshoppers, and crickets attack the coffee-tree leaves, the so-called "leaf-miner" being especially troublesome.
Wolbachia has a gene that's important for the creation of cytokinins, and a paper published four decades ago found large amounts of these hormones in the salivary glands of a leaf-miner.
Without exception, every leaf-miner that Kaiser tested, from all over the Loire Valley, carried The bacteria were the true agents behind the green islands.
It's possible that the bacteria secrete them directly, or allow the leaf-miner to do so.
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