UK Risk Register Details for Pantoea stewartii

Common Names

  • Bacterial leaf blight of maize
  • Bacterial wilt of maize
  • Stewart's disease

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)
  • Seeds

Common Pathways

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Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

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

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

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
Italy See Notes under eradication
North America
Canada Present
Costa Rica Present
Mexico Present
Puerto Rico Present
United States Present
South America
Argentina Present
Bolivia Present
Guyana Present
Peru Present
Paraguay Present
Asia
Indonesia Present
India Present
South Korea Present
Philippines Present

Type of Pest

  • Bacterium

Host or Industry at Risk

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Zea mays

Major Hosts

  • Zea mays L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

World seed organisation (2003)

EU and EPPO Listing

EC IIAI , EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against findings on maize seed.

General Comments

EU regulated pest of maize, unlikely to pose a threat to UK plant health, due to absence of known vectors to facilitate establishment.

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