UK Risk Register Details for Pyricularia grisea

Common Names

  • Blast of rice
  • Johnson spot
  • Johnson spot: banana
  • Oval leaf spot
  • Oval leaf spot of Gramineae
  • Pitting disease
  • Pitting disease: banana
  • Rice blast disease
  • Rice rotten neck
  • Rice seedling blight
  • Rotten neck of rice
  • Seedling blight of rice

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Seeds

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] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

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
Spain Present
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Greece Present
Italy Present
Portugal Present
Romania Present
North America See Notes Central America and Carribbean
Oceania Present
Africa Present
Asia Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

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Gramineae

Major Hosts

  • Gramineae Adans., Nom. Cons.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2003)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

No current Actions Indicated

General Comments

Disease mainly of rice with wider host range. Risks of establishment and impacts rated as 3 and 2 on the basis of the PRA and lack of impacts on other crops in areas of Europe where the disease is found and climate is more suitable.