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Species Allium cepa
Crop Onion
Pest Scientific Name Diaporthe phaseolorum var. sojae
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Type Fungus
Pest Classification Is seed a pathway in this crop? Not a host
Main literature references 2-109
Remarks Onion was reported as a host of D. phaseolorum var sojae in the IMI description in 1973, however, no other references found indicating onion as a host of D. phaseolorum var sojae. The fungus is the causal agent of pod and stem blight on soyabean. <strong>Available information indicates there is no scientific basis for regulation of D. phaseolorum var. sojae on onion 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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