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Species Spinacia oleracea
Crop Spinach
Pest Scientific Name Choanephora cucurbitarum
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Type Fungus
Pest Classification Is seed a pathway in this crop? Not a host
Main literature references 3-38, 3-59, 3-96
Remarks One reference found indicating spinach as a host of C. cucurbitarum. The disease was found once in greenhouses in one location in Japan in 1994. The disease was attributed to uniquely high temperatures that year. It was a unique occurrence. No other references found indicating spinach as a host of C. cucurbitarum. <strong>Available information indicates there is no scientific basis for regulation of C. cucurbitarum on spinach 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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