Agrobacterium tumefaciens


    The Agrobacterium tumefaciens bacterium causes irregular woody masses known as crown galls to form on the roots, trunks or branches of various species of tree including the Horse-chestnut.

    Identification difficulty

    Wherever suitable host trees are found.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Status in Britain not known.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map