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Species Lactuca sativa
Crop Lettuce
Pest Scientific Name Nacobbus aberrans
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Type Nematode
Pest Classification Is seed a pathway in this crop? No
Main literature references 6-88, 6-119
Remarks This nematode has been reported on lettuce. It is similar to Meloidogyne in that it cause knots on the roots and is limited to the root zone. No references found indicating seed as a pathway for N. aberrans in lettuce. <strong>Available information indicates there is no scientific basis for regulation of N. aberrans 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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