UK Risk Register Details for Potato spindle tuber viroid

Common Names

  • Bunchy top of tomato
  • Spindle tuber of potato

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)
  • Bulbs or 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] 5
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 15
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 75

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest, and prohibition of key pathway

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

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 Present
Belgium Present
Belarus Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Estonia Present
Spain Present
United Kingdom Absent
Greece Present
Croatia Present
Italy Present
Malta Present
Netherlands Present under eradication
Poland Present
Russia Present
Slovenia Present
Turkey Present
Ukraine Present
North America
Costa Rica Present
Mexico Present
South America
Peru Present
Venezuela Present
Oceania
Australia Present
New Zealand Present
Africa
Egypt Present
Nigeria Present
Asia Present
Afghanistan Present
Azerbaijan Present
Bangladesh Present
China Present
Georgia Present
Israel Present
India Present
Iran Present
Japan Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum tuberosum, Solanum lycopersicum

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Solanum jasminoides Paxt.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

EC IAI , EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings. Review EU listing in response to EFSA conclusions.

General Comments

Sporadic transient outbreaks in a number of EU Member States, including in the UK. Continued protection of potato, tomato and pepper crops remains a priority.

Risk Records for this Pest