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Species Capsicum annuum
Crop Pepper
Pest Scientific Name Diaprepes abbreviatus
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Type Insect
Pest Classification Is seed a pathway in this crop? No
Main literature references 1-195, 1-196
Remarks No references found indicating seed as a pathway for the citrus weevil on pepper. Commercial seed cleaning and sanitization should remove the threat of this insect being associated with seed. <strong>Available information indicates there is no scientific basis for regulation of D. abbreviatus on pepper seed.</strong>
Detection Is there a seed test?
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Risk mitigation Can the pest be managed by seed treatment(s)?
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