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Species Cucurbita spp.
Crop Squash and pumpkin
Pest Scientific Name Tobacco ringspot virus (TRSV)
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Type Virus
Pest Classification Is seed a pathway in this crop? No
Main literature references 8-19, 8-25, 8-62, 8-63, 8-132, 8-133, 8-136
Remarks The virus is worldwide and commonly transmitted by the dagger nematode, Xiphinema. The virus does infect Cucurbita spp., however, no references found indicating seed as a pathway in Cucurbita spp. Seed is a pathway in some other plant species. There are reports of some resistance in Cucurbita spp. <strong>Available information indicates there is no scientific basis for regulation of TRSV 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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