UK Risk Register Details for Ralstonia solanacearum

Common Names

  • Brown rot of potato

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide

Common Pathways

  • show / hide
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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 20
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 100

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 20

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country Status Notes
Europe Present
Belgium Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
France Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Moldova Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Portugal Present
Romania Present
Russia Present
Sweden Present
Slovakia Present
Turkey Present
Ukraine Present
North America Present
Belize Present
Costa Rica Present
Cuba Present
Dominican Republic Present
Grenada Present
Guadeloupe Present
Guatemala Present
Honduras Present
Haiti Present
Martinique Present
Mexico Present
Nicaragua Present
Panama Present
El Salvador Present
Trinidad and Tobago Present
United States Present
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Present
South America Present
Brazil Present
Chile Present
Colombia Present
Ecuador Present
French Guiana Present
Guyana Present
Peru Present
Paraguay Present
Suriname Present
Uruguay Present
Venezuela Present
Australia Present
Fiji Present
Micronesia Present
New Caledonia Present
New Zealand Present
French Polynesia Present
Papua New Guinea Present
Tonga Present
Vanuatu Present
Samoa Present
Angola Present
Burkina Faso Present
Burundi Present
Benin Present
Congo (Democratic Rep.) Present
Congo (Brazzaville) Present
Cote d'Ivoire Present
Cameroon Present
Egypt Present
Ethiopia Present
Ghana Present
Gambia Present
Kenya Present
Lesotho Present
Libya Present
Morocco Present
Madagascar Present
Mali Present
Mauritius Present
Malawi Present
Nigeria Present
Reunion Present
Rwanda Present
Sierra Leone Present
Senegal Present
Somalia Present
Swaziland Present
Tanzania Present
Uganda Present
South Africa Present
Zambia Present
Zimbabwe Present
Asia Present
Bangladesh Present
Brunei Present
Bhutan Present
China Present
Georgia Present
Indonesia Present
India Present
Iran Present
Japan Present
North Korea Present
South Korea Present
Laos Present
Lebanon Present
Sri Lanka Present
Malaysia Present
Nepal Present
Philippines Present
Pakistan Present
Saudi Arabia Present
Singapore Present
Thailand Present
Taiwan Present
Vietnam Present

Type of Pest

  • Bacterium

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum tuberosum

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum L.
  • Heliconia L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Musa L.
  • Nicotiana tabacum L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum nigrum L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Council Directive 98/57/EC, Commission Implementing Decision 2011/787/EU, EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Long regulated pest that is present in some UK rivers. Irrigation restrictions reduce the likelihood of introduction to production facilities

Risk Records for this Pest