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Definition of gall

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Definition as written by Sis:

An abnormal vegetable growth or tumor on plants caused by certain parasites, insects, bacteria, fungi, viruses, injuries, or chemicals.

Definition as written by PotEmUp:

An example on Salix lasiolepis - Arroyo Willow.

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Definition as written by Magpye:

An unusual and abnormal growth on a plant. Caused by insects, but can also be caused by bacteria and fungi. No harm to the plant material other than it is unsightly.

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