from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A disease which attacks the roots of certain plants, especially the almond, black-berry, peach, and raspberry.


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  • In Guadeloupe crown-gall, a bacterial condition caused by Agrobacterium tumefaciens, has been observed.

    Chapter 37

  • The root-gall of raspberries, crown-gall of peaches, apples, and other trees, is the most popularly recognized of this class of troubles (Fig. 216).

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • Initial genetic modificationof plants was done with recombinant strains of crown-gall virus Agrobacteriumtumefaciens.



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