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Species Spinacia oleracea
Crop Spinach
Pest Scientific Name Verticillium dahliae
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Type Fungus
Pest Classification Is seed a pathway in this crop? Yes
Main literature references 3-10, 3-11, 3-45
Remarks Seed is a known pathway for Verticillium dahliae in spinach and the recommended management strategy is to evaluate seed productions by field inspection or seed testing of a representative sample of each seed lot.
Detection Is there a seed test? Yes
If yes, type of test Incubation
Main literature references 3-4, 3-10, 3-11, 3-42, 3-80
Remarks A seed test using a freeze blotter method is commercially available.
Risk mitigation Can the pest be managed by seed treatment(s)? Yes
If yes, what type(s) Physical, Chemical (seed coating and seed disinfection)
Main literature references 3-10
Remarks Hot water treatment shown to reduce the level of Verticillium. Seed treatment with fungicides is effective against the fungus.

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