UK Risk Register Details for Alternaria gaisen

Common Names

  • Black spot of Japanese pear

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

ECIAII

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] 1
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 9

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
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Asia
China Present
Japan Present
South Korea Present
Taiwan Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Pyrus pyrifolia

Major Hosts

  • Pyrus pyrifolia (Burm.F.) Nakai

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

EC IAII

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings. Review EU regulations.

General Comments

Fungal pathogen affecting Asian pear, present in parts of Asia and the EU. Unlikely to pose a significant risk if introduced to the UK due to lack of hosts. EU listing should be reviewed to reflect presence in EU.

Risk Records for this Pest