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Species Cucurbita spp.
Crop Squash and pumpkin
Pest Scientific Name Frankliniella spp.
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Type Insect
Pest Classification Is seed a pathway in this crop? No
Main literature references 8-109, 8-110, 8-111
Remarks Thrips can cause injury to Cucurbita spp. and vector TSWV, however, no references found indicating seed as a pathway in Cucurbita spp. Commercial seed cleaning and sanitization disinfection should remove the threat of thrips being associated with seed. <strong>Available information indicates there is no scientific basis for regulation of Frankliniella spp. on Cucurbita spp. 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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