UK Risk Register Details for Sipha flava

Common Names

  • Yellow sugar cane aphid

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

Common Pathways

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This section is currently being developed as part of the next phase of the Risk Register.

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions

Regulation

Deregulation

Management By Industry

Targeted Survey

PRA

Contingency Plan

Publicity

Research

Distribution and Pest Details

Distribution

Country Status Notes
Europe
Spain Present (Limited)
United Kingdom Absent
Portugal Present (Limited) Azores
North America
Barbados Present
Costa Rica Present
Cuba Present
Dominican Republic Present
Jamaica Present
Mexico Present
Puerto Rico Present
Trinidad and Tobago Present
United States Present
South America
Argentina Present
Brazil Present
Chile Present
Colombia Present
Guyana Present
Venezuela Present
Africa
Morocco Present
Swaziland Present
South Africa Present
Zimbabwe Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Cereals and grasses

Major Hosts

  • Cyperaceae
  • Gramineae Adans., Nom. Cons.
  • Pennisetum purpureum Schum. & Thonn.
  • Saccharum officinarum L.
  • Sorghum Moench

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

No statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Aphid pest of some grasses and cereal crops, particularly sugarcane, unlikely to pose a significant threat to UK plant health.

Risk Records for this Pest