UK Risk Register Details for Dothistroma pini

Common Names

  • Blight of pine
  • Brown needle blight of pine
  • Needle blight of pine
  • Pine blight
  • Pine brown needle blight
  • Pine needle blight
  • Pine red band needle blight
  • Red band needle blight 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)

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] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest

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
Switzerland Present
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Hungary Present
Italy Present (Limited)
Russia Present
Slovenia Present
North America
United States Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Pinus

Major Hosts

  • Pinus L.
  • Pinus albicaulis Engelm.
  • Pinus cembra L.
  • Pinus flexilis James
  • Pinus mugo ssp. mugo Turra
  • Pinus nigra Arnold
  • Pinus nigra ssp. pallasiana Arn.
  • Pinus ponderosa Dougl. Ex P. & C.Laws.
  • Pinus radiata D.Don

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

EFSA (2013)

EU and EPPO Listing

EC IIAII

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Regulation needs to be considered with respect to EFSA opinion

General Comments

Fungal pest of pine, causing damage in France and outside Europe, some uncertainty about distribution and damage, regulatory status to be considered in light of EU review.

Risk Records for this Pest