UK Risk Register Details for Gymnosporangium yamadae

Common Names

  • Apple juniper rust
  • Japanese apple rust
  • Japanese rust of apple

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] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 3
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
United Kingdom Absent
Russia Present (Unknown Distribution)
North America
Canada Present (Widespread)
United States Present (Widespread)
Asia
China Present (Widespread)
Japan Present (Widespread)
South Korea Present (Widespread)

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Malus, and Juniperus

Major Hosts

  • Juniperus L.
  • Malus Mill.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved & Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest. EPPO A1.

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Rust fungus from Asia, North America and Russia, affecting apple and juniper. Import restrictions help to mitigate risk of introduction

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Taxonomy of previous interceptions of related species.

Climate - Cause

Current distribution - Cause

Hosts - Cause

Impact - Cause

Pathways - Cause

Regulation - Cause

Taxonomy - Cause

UK distribution - Cause

Risk Records for this Pest