UK Risk Register Details for Monilinia fructicola

Common Names

  • American brown rot of stone fruits
  • Brown rot
  • Brown rot of apple
  • Brown rot of stone fruits
  • Twig canker of apple

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] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country Status Notes
Switzerland Present
Germany Present
Spain Present
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Montenegro Present
Poland Present
Romania Present
Serbia Present
Slovenia Present
North America Present
Canada Present
Guatemala Present
Mexico Present
Panama Present
United States Present
South America Present
Argentina Present
Bolivia Present
Brazil Present
Chile Present
Ecuador Present
Peru Present
Paraguay Present
Oceania Present
Australia Present
New Caledonia Present
New Zealand Present
Zimbabwe Present
Azerbaijan Present
China Present
India Present
Japan Present
South Korea Present
Taiwan Present
Yemen Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide


Major Hosts

  • Prunus avium ssp./var. avium L.
  • Prunus domestica ssp. domestica L.
  • Prunus persica Batsch

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

EFSA (2011)

EU and EPPO Listing


Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


No statutory action against findings. To be managed by industry.

General Comments

Previously listed in EU legislation but now deregulated as pest is widespread in parts of the EU. Statutory control is unlikely to prevent further spread and it is unlikely to be any more damaging than the already established Monilinia spp.

Risk Records for this Pest