UK Risk Register Details for Prunus necrotic ringspot virus

Common Names

  • Almond bud failure
  • Almond calico
  • Almond line pattern
  • Almond necrotic ringspot
  • Apricot line pattern
  • Apricot necrotic ringspot
  • Cherry lace leaf
  • Cherry line pattern
  • Cherry necrotic ringspot
  • Cherry ringspot
  • Cherry rugose mosaic
  • Cherry stecklenberger disease
  • Cherry tatter leaf
  • Necrotic ringspot of prunus
  • Peach line pattern
  • Peach mule's ear
  • Peach necrotic leafspot
  • Peach necrotic ringspot
  • Peach ringspot
  • Peach willow leaf
  • Plum decline
  • Plum European line pattern
  • Plum oak leaf
  • Prunus necrotic ringspot
  • Prunus ringspot
  • Rose mosaic
  • Rose yellow mosaic
  • Sour cherry fruit necrosis
  • Sour cherry line mosaic
  • Sour cherry necrotic ringspot

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide

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] 5
Spread [1 - 5] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 10
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 50

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 40

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country Status Notes
Europe Present
Albania Present
Austria Present
Bosnia-Herzegovina Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Cyprus Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Denmark Present
Spain Present
France Present
United Kingdom Present (Widespread)
Greece Present
Croatia Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Latvia Present
Moldova Present
Montenegro Present
Malta Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Portugal Present
Romania Present
Serbia Present
Sweden Present
Slovakia Present
Turkey Present
Ukraine Present
North America Present
Canada Present
Mexico Present
United States Present
South America Present
Argentina Present
Brazil Present
Chile Present
Uruguay Present
Australia Present
Fiji Present
New Zealand Present
Africa Present
Algeria Present
Egypt Present
Morocco Present
Tunisia Present
South Africa Present
Asia Present
Afghanistan Present
China Present
Israel Present
India Present
Iran Present
Jordan Present
Japan Present
South Korea Present
Lebanon Present
Saudi Arabia Present
Syria Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide


Major Hosts

  • Cucumis sativus L.
  • Prunus domestica ssp. domestica L.
  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Rosa L.
  • Rubus L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing


Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


Deregulation to reflect the fact this pest no longer meets the criteria for quarantine pest.

General Comments

Pest already widespread in the UK with a wide host range. Case for deregulation as a quarantine organism but it would be important to maintain clean propagation material.

Risk Records for this Pest