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Species Cucumis sativus
Crop Cucumber
Pest Scientific Name Trogoderma spp.
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Type Insect
Pest Classification Is seed a pathway in this crop? No
Main literature references 5-96
Remarks There are many species of Trogoderma. No references found indicating cucumber can be affected by this insect or seed as a pathway for Trogoderma spp. on cucumber. These beetles can feed on seed and the most damage is done in warehouses. It is usually associated with grains and cereal. Even in grains eggs are not laid inside the seed. <strong>Available information indicates there is no scientific basis for regulation of Trogoderma spp. on cucumber seed. </strong>
Detection Is there a seed test?
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Risk mitigation Can the pest be managed by seed treatment(s)?
If yes, what type(s)
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