UK Risk Register Details for Meloidogyne fallax

Common Names

  • Root gall nematode
  • Root-knot nematode

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

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] 1
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] 1
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 Present
Belgium Present
Switzerland Present
Germany Present
France Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
Netherlands Present
Oceania Present
Australia Present
New Zealand Present

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Tylenchida)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Total outdoor production

Major Hosts

  • Allium porrum L.
  • Daucus carota L.
  • Gramineae Adans., Nom. Cons.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Scorzonera hispanica L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

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 pest, with occasional outbreaks in the UK. Awareness raising will help promote good biosecurity practice and encourage early reporting.

Risk Records for this Pest