Definition of gall midge in English:
A small, delicate fly which induces gall formation in plants or may cause other damage to crops.
- Family Cecidomyiidae: numerous genera and species, including the saddle gall midge (Haplodiplosis marginata), which is a pest of cereals
- Sampson is also looking at ways to control the blueberry gall midge, a fly that attacks the flower and leaf buds of blueberry plants.
- Other pests include gypsy moth caterpillars, gall midge, and scale.
- More recently, the gall midge has moved into the Houston area and become a cause of bud drop.
Definition of gall midge in:
- US English dictionary
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