UK Risk Register Details for Acidovorax citrulli

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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Awareness among plant health services of countries at higher risk

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

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
United Kingdom Absent
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Turkey Present
North America Present
Costa Rica Present
Nicaragua Present
Trinidad and Tobago Present
United States Present (Limited)
South America Present
Brazil Present (Limited)
Oceania Present
Australia Present
French Polynesia Present (Limited)
Asia Present
China Present
Japan Present
Thailand Present
Taiwan Present

Type of Pest

  • Bacterium

Host or Industry at Risk

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Cucumis sativus

Major Hosts

  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
  • Cucumis melo L.
  • Cucumis sativus L.
  • Cucurbita moschata Duch. Ex Poir.
  • Cucurbita pepo L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2014)

EU and EPPO Listing

EPPO Alert

Actions Indicated

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Action

No statutory action against findings

General Comments

Bacterial pest of watermelon and cucumber, unlikely to cause significant impacts in the UK, due to climatic conditions and the fact that the major host (watermelon) is not widely grown here.

Risk Records for this Pest