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gall mite

Syllabification: gall mite

Definition of gall mite in English:

noun

A minute mite that is parasitic on plants, typically living inside buds and causing them to form hard galls.
Example sentences
  • There are a few pests to watch for that like fuchsias such as spider mites, thrips, whiteflies, aphids, and fuchsia gall mites.
  • Nevertheless, keep an eye out for fuchsia gall mites, fuchsia rust, whiteflies, and aphids.
  • Resistance to gall mite has been a breeding objective in most blackcurrant programmes for many years.

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