UK Risk Register Details for Erwinia pyrifoliae

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 60

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Industry certification scheme for planting material

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

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
United Kingdom Absent
Netherlands Present
Asia
Japan Present
South Korea Present

Type of Pest

  • Bacterium

Host or Industry at Risk

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Fragaria

Major Hosts

  • Fragaria L.
  • Pyrus pyrifolia (Burm.F.) Nakai

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

Netherlands (2014)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action on findings

General Comments

Pathogen of Asian pear and strawberry, with outbreaks recorded on strawberry crops in Netherlands and Belgium. Use of PHPS certified planting material can help to mitigate the risk of introduction.

Risk Records for this Pest