UK Risk Register Details for Helicoverpa assulta

This record was last updated on 07/01/2021

Common Names

  • Oriental tobacco budworm

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Fruits or vegetables

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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest (Great Britain).

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions

Regulation

Deregulation

Management By Industry

Targeted Survey

PRA

Contingency Plan

Publicity

Research

Distribution and Pest Details

Distribution

Country / Territory Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Absent
Oceania
Solomon Islands Present
Australia Present
Papua New Guinea Present
Africa
Senegal Present
Seychelles Present
Sierra Leone Present
South Africa Present
Tanzania Present
Uganda Present
Zimbabwe Present
Angola Present
Burundi Present
Cameroon Present
Cabo Verde Present
Central African Republic Present
Chad Present
Comoros Present
Congo (Brazzaville) Present
Congo (Democratic Rep.) Present
Ethiopia Present
Gambia Present
Ghana Present
Cote d'Ivoire Present
Kenya Present
Liberia Present
Malawi Present
Mauritania Present
Namibia Present
Nigeria Present
Asia
Pakistan Present
Philippines Present
Sri Lanka Present
Taiwan Present
Thailand Present
Vietnam Present
Yemen Present
Bhutan Present
China Present
India Present
Indonesia Present
Japan Present
South Korea Present
Malaysia Present
Myanmar Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanaceae

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Nicotiana tabacum L.
  • Physalis L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanaceae (family)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest (Great Britain).

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Moth pest of solanaceous crops with the potential to cause damage to protected crops in the UK should it be introduced.

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