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TermDefinition
gallsan overgrowth of plant tissue.
girdledshowing mechanical damage (often from pests) to tree or shrub trunks or limbs that results in inability of cambial tissue to transport nutrients to roots.
girdlingmechanical damage (often from pests) to tree or shrub trunks or limbs that results in inability of cambial tissue to transport nutrients to roots.
glanda general term applied to oil-secreting organs, or sometimes an obtuse projection or a ring a base of a structure.
gnarledknotty and twisted.
growth regulatora natural substance that regulates or interferes with growth functions in plants and insects.
grubsan insect larva; a term loosely applied, but more specifically to larvae of Coleoptera (beetles) and Hymenoptera (wasps, etc.).