UK Risk Register Details for Diaporthe vaccinii

Common Names

  • Fruit rot of blueberry
  • Phomopsis canker and dieback of blueberry
  • Storage rot of blueberry
  • Twig blight of blueberry
  • Viscid rot of blueberry

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 1
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 1
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 6

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
Latvia Present
North America
Canada Present
United States Present
South America
Chile Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Vaccinium

Major Hosts

  • Vaccinium ashei Reade
  • Vaccinium corymbosum L.
  • Vaccinium macrocarpon Aiton
  • Vaccinium oxycoccos Linnaeus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

EC IIAI, EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Important to check the susceptibility of native Vaccinium

General Comments

Relatively low risk but worth checking susceptibility of V. myrtillus and V. vitis-idaea

Risk Records for this Pest