UK Risk Register Details for 'Candidatus Phytoplasma prunorum'

This record was last updated on 08/01/2021

Common Names

  • Chlorotic leafroll of apricot
  • Chlorotic leafroll of nectarine
  • Chlorotic leafroll of peach
  • Decline of Japanese plum
  • Decline of peach
  • Dieback of apricot
  • European stone fruit yellows
  • European yellows of peach
  • Italian rosette of peach
  • Leptonecrosis of plum
  • MoliŠres disease of cherry
  • Vein clearing of peach
  • Vein enlargement of peach

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

Common Pathways

  • show / hide
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Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 20
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 60

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest (Great Britain, Northern Ireland may differ)

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 10
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 / Territory Status Notes
Europe
Austria Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Romania Present
Slovenia Present
Albania Present
Belarus Present
Bosnia-Herzegovina Present
Poland Present
Serbia Present
Slovakia Present
Switzerland Present
Turkey Present
Spain Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
Africa
Egypt Present
Tunisia Present
Asia
Azerbaijan Present

Type of Pest

  • Phytoplasma

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Prunus

Major Hosts

  • Convolvulus arvensis Linnaeus
  • Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
  • Prunus L.
  • Prunus armeniaca L.
  • Prunus avium ssp./var. avium L.
  • Prunus cerasifera Ehrh.
  • Prunus cerasus L.
  • Prunus domestica ssp. domestica L.
  • Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A.Webb
  • Prunus mahaleb L.
  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Prunus salicina Lindl.
  • Prunus spinosa L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2003)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest (Great Britain, Northern Ireland may differ)

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against interceptions and outbreaks

General Comments

Causal agent of European stone fruit yellows disease present at one site in England where control is ongoing.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Distribution and migratory behaviour of the vector in the UK

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution