UK Risk Register Details for Ceratocystis fagacearum

Common Names

  • Oak wilt
  • Wilt of oak

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)
  • Non-squared wood
  • Squared wood

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 20
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 100

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 10
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 50

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
North America Present
United States Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Quercus

Major Hosts

  • Quercus coccinea Muenchh.
  • Quercus ellipsoidalis E.J.Hill
  • Quercus falcata Michx.
  • Quercus palustris Muenchh./Du Roi
  • Quercus petraea (Matt.) Liebl.
  • Quercus pubescens Willd.
  • Quercus robur L.
  • Quercus rubra L.
  • Quercus shumardii Buckl.
  • Quercus velutina Lam.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2015)

EU and EPPO Listing

EC IAI , EPPO A1

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings. Plant sentinel research to see effect on UK native oaks. Production of contingency plan

General Comments

Fungus causing impacts on oak in the USA. Research will assess the threat to UK species of oak and a review of EU regulations should be considered, to strengthen protection.

Risk Records for this Pest