UK Risk Register Details for Brenneria salicis

Pest has been archived

This pest has been assessed for the Risk Register and is considered to pose a low risk to the UK. The information on this pest was correct as of 24/04/2020, but is no longer actively maintained. It will only be updated if new information is received which indicates the potential for a significant increase in risk to the UK.

This record was last updated on 24/04/2020

Common Names

  • watermark disease of willow
  • willow vascular wilt
  • willow watermark disease
  • willow wilt

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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 1
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 8

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 1
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 8

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions

Regulation

Deregulation

Management By Industry

Targeted Survey

PRA

Contingency Plan

Publicity

Research

Distribution and Pest Details

Distribution

Country / Territory Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
Belgium Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Netherlands Present
Asia
Japan Present (Limited)

Type of Pest

  • Bacterium

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Salix alba var. caerulea

Major Hosts

  • Salix L.
  • Salix alba L.
  • Salix alba subsp. caerulae L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action against findings. Collaborate on publicity if there is a demand from industry.

General Comments

Bacterial organism causing watermark disease, which affects willow used for cricket bat production. Established in parts of England, despite long-standing powers for local authorities to take action, which have now been revoked.

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