UK Risk Register Details for Puccinia pittieriana

Common Names

  • Common rust of potato
  • Potato rust
  • Rust of potato

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] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 60

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest and prohibition of key pathway

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

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
Costa Rica Present
Mexico Present
South America
Brazil Present
Colombia Present
Ecuador Present
Peru Present
Paraguay Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum

Major Hosts

  • Solanum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

EC IIAI , EPPO A1

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings. Contingency plan required.

General Comments

Serious risk to potato production but effectively mitigated by regulation.

Risk Records for this Pest