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Species Lactuca sativa
Crop Lettuce
Pest Scientific Name Ditylenchus dipsaci
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Type Nematode
Pest Classification Is seed a pathway in this crop? No
Main literature references 6-35, 6-36, 6-39, 6-89
Remarks Although lettuce has been shown to be a host of D. dipsaci experimentally, it is not commonly found on lettuce. No references found indicating seed as a pathway for D. dipsaci in lettuce. <strong>Available information indicates there is no scientific basis for regulation of D. dipsaci on lettuce seed.</strong>
Detection Is there a seed test?
If yes, type of 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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