UK Risk Register Details for Eggplant mottled dwarf nucleorhabdovirus

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)
  • Bulbs or tubers

Common Pathways

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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] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country Status Notes
Albania Present
Bulgaria Present
Germany Present
Spain Present
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Greece Present
Croatia Present
Italy Present
Portugal Present
Turkey Present
Australia Present
Algeria Present
Ghana Present
Libya Present
Morocco Present
Nigeria Present
Tunisia Present
Afghanistan Present
Azerbaijan Present
Israel Present
Iran Present
Jordan Present
Japan Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

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Vegetable crops

Major Hosts

  • Agapanthus L'Herit.
  • Capparis spinosa L.
  • Capsicum L.
  • Cucumis L.
  • Euphorbia heterophylla L.
  • Hibiscus L.
  • Lonicera L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Nicotiana Linnaeus
  • Pelargonium L'Herit. Ex Ait.
  • Pittosporum tobira (Thunb. Ex Murr.) Ait.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum nigrum L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
  • Solanaceae (family)
  • Hydrangea macrophylla

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Statutory action against findings on planting material of vegetable crops.

General Comments

Virus of ornamentals and certain vegetable crops, present in parts of Europe and beyond. Statutory action would be taken against findings on planting material of vegetable crops, due to the additional impact associated with such findings.

Further Information


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Key uncertainty for pest

Behaviour, distribution, host range and host preference of known vectors. And possibility of other vectors.

Climate - Cause

Current distribution - Cause

Hosts - Cause

Impact - Cause

Pathways - Cause

Regulation - Cause

Taxonomy - Cause

UK distribution - Cause