UK Risk Register Details for Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens pv. poinsettiae

Common Names

  • Canker, stem: Poinsettia spp.
  • Leaf spot: Poinsettia spp.

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)

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

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
Germany Absent Eradicated
United Kingdom Absent
Romania Present
North America
United States Present
Oceania
New Zealand Present

Type of Pest

  • Bacterium

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Euphorbia pulcherrima

Major Hosts

  • Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. ex Klotzsch

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

Germany (2014), Netherlands (2014)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Bacterial pathogen of poinsettia causing occasional outbreaks in Europe. Regulation of planting material would help reduce the likelihood of further introductions.