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Species Cucurbita spp.
Crop Squash and pumpkin
Pest Scientific Name Xiphinema americanum
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Type Nematode
Pest Classification Is seed a pathway in this crop? No
Main literature references 8-19, 8-155
Remarks The Dagger nematode is known to attack Cucurbita spp., however, no references found indicating seed as a pathway for the nematode in Cucurbita spp. <strong>Available information indicates there is no scientific basis for regulation of X. americanum on Cucurbita spp. 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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