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Species Daucus carota
Crop Carrot
Pest Scientific Name Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
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Type Fungus
Pest Classification Is seed a pathway in this crop? No
Main literature references 7-11, 7-15, 7-41, 7-253
Remarks S. sclerotiorum is the causal agent of cottony rot of carrots. The fungus can survive in soil as sclerotia for up to 10 years. No references found indicating seed as a pathway for S. sclerotiorum in carrot. <strong>Available information indicates there is no scientific basis for regulation of S. sclerotiorum on carrot seed.</strong>
Detection Is there a seed test?
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Risk mitigation Can the pest be managed by seed treatment(s)?
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