from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A widespread disease of numerous plants caused by the bacterium Agrobacterium tumefaciens and characterized by formation of galls especially at the junction of root and stem.
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- n. A disease of plants caused by infection of soil bacteria of the genus Agrobacterium
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- n. a bacterial disease of plants (especially pome and stone fruits and grapes and roses) which forms excrescences on the stem near the ground
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