UK Risk Register Details for Brenneria salicis

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

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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] 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 Status Notes
Europe
Belgium Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
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

EU and EPPO Listing

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 Established in parts of England, despite long-standing powers for local authorities to take action, which have now been revoked.

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