Questions tagged: citrus gall wasp

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Murray
Answer: Dear Murray, You have correctly identified the problem with your citrus trees. The lumps you are seeing on the stems are caused by a citrus gall w...
Answered: 09:33AM, 30 Jun 2010
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Sonal
Answer: Dear Sonal, The growths on the stems of your lemon tree is caused by the Citrus gall wasp. In about September a small black wasp will lay its eggs...
Answered: 12:08PM, 17 Mar 2011
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carol
Answer: Hi Carol, Citrus gall wasp is a small black wasp which lays its eggs in young soft twigs on the tree. As the larvae of the wasp develop, the plant...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:46PM, 26 May 2011
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Iyaz
Answer: Hi Iyaz, The lemon tree has citrus gall wasp which causes the galls to form. In Sept a small wasp lays eggs and as the larvae grow the plant produ...
Answered: 02:57PM, 30 Dec 2013
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Thomas
Answer: These nodules are galls produced by the citrus gall wasp. They occur when extremely small black wasps lay groups of eggs in young soft twigs etc. T...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 05:03PM, 14 Jul 2014
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Simon
Answer: Hi Simon, It sounds like you may have citrus gall wasp. This is a detrimental pest to citrus, there is no chemical control. You will need to prune ...
Answered: 08:22AM, 28 Jul 2016