UK Risk Register Details for Rhopalosiphum rufiabdominalis

Common Names

  • Red rice root aphid
  • Rice root aphid

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)

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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

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
Denmark Present
Spain Present
United Kingdom Absent
Italy See Notes Possibly present
Portugal Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Solanum lycopersicum, Solanum melongena

Major Hosts

  • Avena sativa L.
  • Cucurbita pepo L.
  • Eleusine Gaertn.
  • Gossypium L.
  • Gramineae Adans., Nom. Cons.
  • Hordeum vulgare L. em. Lam.
  • Iris L.
  • Lolium L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Nicotiana tabacum L.
  • Orobanche L.
  • Oryza sativa L.
  • Panicum L.
  • Phaseolus vulgaris L.
  • Phragmites Adans.
  • Prunus L.
  • Saccharum officinarum L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Sorghum vulgare Pers.
  • Triticum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (1996)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

No current Actions Indicated

General Comments

Potentially significant glasshouse pest, growers should monitor for its presence. Routine aphid control should be effective in mitigating risk.

Risk Records for this Pest