UK Risk Register Details for Tilletia indica

This record was last updated on 03/03/2020

Common Names

  • Indian bunt of wheat
  • Karnal bunt of wheat
  • Partial bunt of wheat

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Seeds

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] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 16
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 80

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] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 40

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
North America
Mexico Present (Limited)
United States Present (Limited)
South America
Brazil Present (Limited)
Africa Present
South Africa Present (Limited)
Asia
Afghanistan Present
India Present
Iraq Present
Iran Present
Nepal Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Triticum aestivum

Major Hosts

  • Secale L.
  • Secale cereale L.
  • Triticosecale hybrids
  • Triticum L.
  • Triticum aestivum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

Fera (2004) EU (2006)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest. EPPO A1

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings. Contingency plan needed to combat risk both from imports and effects on trade.

General Comments

Fungal pathogen of wheat and other grains. Contingency plan being developed.

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