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.


    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.

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