Insects and Trees

These are pointed nail galls on a lime leaf, caused by a tiny mite. Photo from this website.

Liam Crowley talks to BTP about the impact of insects on trees and woodlands.

He is an entomologist at University of Birmingham and University of Oxford, specialising in this kind of insect study, in relation to trees (also see the pests and diseases podcast).

There’s also a short piece on the lime.