UK Risk Register Details for Ralstonia solanacearum

This record was last updated on 27/03/2020

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

Regulated quarantine pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
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
Belgium Present
Czech Republic Present (Limited) Under eradication
Germany Present
Spain Present
France Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited) Under eradication
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Netherlands Absent Eradicated
Poland Present
Romania Present
Serbia Present
Slovakia Present
Turkey Present
North America
Mexico Present
United States Present
South America
Argentina Present
Bolivia Present
Brazil Present
Chile Present
Colombia Present
French Guiana Present
Peru Present
Uruguay Present
Venezuela Present
Oceania
Australia Present
New Caledonia Present
Papua New Guinea Present
Africa
Burundi Present
Cameroon Present
Egypt Present
Ethiopia Present
Kenya Present
Libya Present
Mauritius Present
Malawi Present
Reunion Present
South Africa Present
Zambia Present
Asia
Bangladesh Present
China Present
Georgia Present
Indonesia Present
India Present
Iran Present
Japan Present
South Korea Present
Lebanon Present
Sri Lanka Present
Nepal Present
Philippines Present
Pakistan Present
Taiwan Present
Central America
Costa Rica Present
Guadeloupe Present
Guatemala Present

Type of Pest

  • Bacterium

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum tuberosum

Major Hosts

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

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest. EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

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

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Distribution in UK watercourses is unclear, not all watercourses are surveyed.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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