crown gall


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crown gall

n.
A widespread plant disease caused by Agrobacterium tumefaciens and characterized by the formation of tumorous galls, especially at the junction of root and stem.
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Noun1.crown gall - a bacterial disease of plants (especially pome and stone fruits and grapes and roses) which forms excrescences on the stem near the ground
plant disease - a disease that affects plants
hairy root - a phase of crown gall (especially in apples) during which there is abnormal development of fine fibrous roots
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tumefaciens" applications in genetic engineering, to DNA sequencing, to biological control of "Crown Gall", Agrobacterium tumefaciens: From Plant Pathology to Biotechnology is a seminal work that should be considered an invaluable, core addition to governmental, corporate, and academic research and reference collections in this specialized field of biological and biotechnological research.
This assay utilizes a system based on the Crown Gall disease of plants caused by Agrobacterium tumefaciens.
Agrobacterium radiobacter k1026 is a biopesticide used to control the crown gall disease of fruits and trees and shrubs.
This study was designed to determine if retinol acetate has the potential of treating crown gall tumors in Kalanchoe diagremontiana, a succulent commonly known as "Mother of Millions." Kalanchoe diagremontiana plants were infected with Agrobacterium tumefaciens, a bacterium that causes crown gall tumors to form in their wound sites.