UK Risk Register Details for Meloidogyne chitwoodi

Common Names

  • Columbia root-knot nematode
  • Nematode, Columbia root-knot
  • Root gall nematode
  • Root-knot nematode

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Bulbs or 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] 5
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 20
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 100

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

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
Belgium Present
Germany Present under eradication
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Netherlands Present
Portugal Present
Sweden Present
Turkey Present
North America
Mexico Present
United States Present
South America
Argentina Present
Africa
Mozambique Present
South Africa Present

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Tylenchida)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum lycopersicum, Solanum tuberosum

Major Hosts

  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

EPPO (1995)

EU and EPPO Listing

EC IAII , EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings. Increased publicity to raise awareness within the industry.

General Comments

EU regulated nematode pest, present in other parts of EU but not UK, could be damaging if introduced but no evidence that EU regulation is failing to inhibit entry.

Risk Records for this Pest