UK Risk Register Details for Agrilus mali

Please note: there are high levels of uncertainty associated with the risk scores for this pest.

This record was last updated on 29/07/2021

Common Names

  • Apple buprestid

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 32

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Prohibition of key pathways

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 16

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
Asia
China Present
Mongolia Present
North Korea Present
Russia Present
South Korea Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Malus

Major Hosts

  • Malus domestica Borkhausen
  • Malus halliana Koehne
  • Malus pumila Mill.
  • Malus sieversii (Ledeb.) M.J.Roem.
  • Pyrus L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

EPPO Alert

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action on interceptions

General Comments

Beetle pest, mainly affecting Malus species (apple trees). Only known to be present in parts of Asia, where it is native to eastern areas and has been introduced to parts of Northwestern China where it is causing damage to wild apple trees.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Potential environmental impacts in the UK

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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