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Species Cucumis sativus
Crop Cucumber
Pest Scientific Name Trichodorus primitivus
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Type Nematode
Pest Classification Is seed a pathway in this crop? No
Main literature references 5-10, 5-13, 5-14, 5-17
Remarks Trichodorus is known as the stubby root nematode. Although not common, Tricodorus primitivus has been reported on cucumber. The nematode feeds on the roots cause stunting which gives rise to the name. No references found indicating seed as a pathway for T. primitivus on cucumber. <strong>Available information indicates there is no scientific basis for regulation of T. primitivus on cucumber seed. </strong>
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Risk mitigation Can the pest be managed by seed treatment(s)?
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