UK Risk Register Details for Alternaria mali

Common Names

  • Alternaria blotch of apple
  • Cork spot of apple
  • Leaf spot of apple
  • Storage rot of apple

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

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
United Kingdom Absent
Serbia Present
Turkey Present
North America
Canada Present
United States Present
South America
Brazil Present
Chile Present
Asia
China Present
India Present
Iran Present
Japan Present
South Korea Present
Taiwan Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

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Malus

Major Hosts

  • Malus Mill.
  • Malus domestica Borkhausen
  • Malus sylvestris subsp. sylvestris (Linnaeus) Miller

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

ECIIAI (as Alternaria alternata non-European isolates pathogenic to Malus)

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against findings on plants.

General Comments

EU regulated fungal pest of apple trees, which can lead to early defoliation, not known to be present in the UK or wider EU.

Risk Records for this Pest