UK Risk Register Details for Fusarium circinatum

Common Names

  • Pitch canker of pine

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)
  • Seeds

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] 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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

EU emergency measures

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 Status Notes
Europe
Spain Present
United Kingdom Absent
Portugal Present
North America Present
Haiti Present
Mexico Present
United States Present
South America
Chile Present
Uruguay Present
Africa
South Africa Present
Asia
Japan Present
South Korea Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Pinus

Major Hosts

  • Pinus contorta Dougl. Ex Loud.
  • Pinus densiflora Sieb. & Zucc.
  • Pinus elliottii Engelm.
  • Pinus halepensis Mill.
  • Pinus palustris Mill.
  • Pinus patula Cham. & Schlecht.
  • Pinus radiata D.Don
  • Pinus strobus L.
  • Pinus sylvestris Linnaeus
  • Pinus taeda L.
  • Pinus thunbergii Parl.
  • Pinus virginiana Mill.
  • Pinus pinaster subsp. escarena (Risso) K.Richt.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

EFSA (2010)

EU and EPPO Listing

Commission Decision 2007/433/EC, EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings. Will participate in EU discussion on future regulatory status. Contingency plan will be developed.

General Comments

Causing significant damage in Spain but UK climate currently considered unsuitable for establishment, although a contingency plan will be a helpful precaution.

Risk Records for this Pest