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Species Allium cepa
Crop Onion
Pest Scientific Name Tomato black ring virus (TBRV)
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Type Virus
Pest Classification Is seed a pathway in this crop? No
Main literature references 2-1, 2-85, 2-95, 2-141, 2-152, 2-153, 2-154
Remarks Tomato black ring virus is reported to be soil borne and only rarely has onion been noted as a host. Older literature has been cited for seed as a pathway, however, those articles do not mention Allium cepa at all. No references found indicating seed as a pathway for TBRV in onion. <strong>Available information indicates there is no scientific basis for regulation of TBRV on onion seed. <strong></strong>
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Risk mitigation Can the pest be managed by seed treatment(s)?
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