UK Risk Register Details for 'Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia'

This record was last updated on 08/01/2021

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)

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 60

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine 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 / Territory Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Absent
North America
Mexico Present
Asia
Oman Present
Saudi Arabia Present
United Arab Emirates Present
China Present
India Present
Iran Present

Type of Pest

  • Phytoplasma

Host or Industry at Risk

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Malus

Major Hosts

  • Citrus aurantifolia (Christmann & Panzer) Swingle
  • Dendrocalamus strictus (Roxb.) Nees
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Malus domestica Borkhausen
  • Medicago sativa L.
  • Phaseolus mungo L.
  • Fallopia japonica (Houtt.) DC ne.
  • Prunus avium ssp./var. avium L.
  • Prunus cerasus L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Stachytarpheta jamaicensis Gardn./Vahl
  • Tephrosia purpurea (L.) Pers.
  • Citrus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Regulated quarantine pest

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Previously considered only to be a pest of citrus, a host not widely grown in the UK, the host range has expanded to include some of economic importance to the UK. Current regulations mitigate risk.