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Species Allium cepa
Crop Onion
Pest Scientific Name Ditylenchus dipsaci
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Type Nematode
Pest Classification Is seed a pathway in this crop? Yes
Main literature references 2-30, 2-40, 2-111
Remarks Seed is known to be a pathway for D. dipsaci in onion. A quality systems approach in production of the seeds by crop inspections should reduce the chances of seed contamination.
Detection Is there a seed test? Yes
If yes, type of test Dry-seed inspection
Main literature references 2-30, 2-40
Remarks Seed tests available in commercial laboratories. Seed is dissected underwater and observed microscopically for nematodes.
Risk mitigation Can the pest be managed by seed treatment(s)? Yes
If yes, what type(s) Physical, Chemical (seed disinfection)
Main literature references 2-4
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