UK Risk Register Details for Gymnosporangium yamadae

This record was last updated on 16/04/2020

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
North America
Canada Present
United States Present
Asia
China Present
Japan Present
South Korea Present
Russia Unknown

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Malus, and Juniperus

Major Hosts

  • Juniperus L.
  • Juniperus chinensis L.
  • Malus Mill.
  • Malus baccata (Linnaeus) Borkhausen
  • Malus domestica Borkhausen
  • Malus halliana Koehne
  • Malus prunifolia var. prunifolia (Willd.) Borkh.
  • Malus pumila Mill.
  • Malus toringo var. toringo (Sieb.) Sieb. Ex De Vriese

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 (as Gymnosporangium spp.). EPPO A1.

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

A fungal pest mainly of apple and juniper, present in Asia and North America. Prohibitions and controls on the import of hosts from the countries of origin mitigates the risk.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Taxonomy of previous interceptions of related species.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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