UK Risk Register Details for Blackcurrant yellows agent and Aucuba mosaic agent, combined

Please note: there are high levels of uncertainty associated with the risk scores for this pest.

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 19/05/2021, but is no longer actively maintained.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 19/05/2021

Common Names

  • Yellows of blackcurrant

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide

Common Pathways

  • show / hide

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

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 Unknown
Czech Republic Unknown
Netherlands Unknown

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Major Hosts

  • Ribes L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated non quarantine pest (as Aucuba mosaic agent and Blackcurrant yellows agent combined)

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No current Actions Indicated

General Comments

Neither organism has a formally accepted name and the taxonomy of both is very unclear. There does not appear to have been any recent research and it has not proved possible to assign scores to this Risk Register entry.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Almost every element of this assessment is uncertain, as there is essentially no information available. The one area of some certainty is that these are not major pests, because if they were, then more information would be available.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution