UK Risk Register Details for Xiphinema pachtaicum

Common Names

  • Dagger nematode

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)
  • Plants for planting (with soil)

Common Pathways

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Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 5
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 10
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 50

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest, and prohibition of soil

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 2
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 Present
United Kingdom Present (Unknown Distribution)
North America Present
South America Present
Africa Present
Asia Present

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Dorylaimida)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Total outdoor production, Broadleaved Trees

Major Hosts

  • Allium cepa L.
  • Brassica oleracea L.
  • Ceratonia siliqua L.
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
  • Cucurbita pepo L.
  • Cupressus L.
  • Cynara cardunculus L.
  • Cynara scolymus L.
  • Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.
  • Ficus L.
  • Fragaria L.
  • Hordeum vulgare L. em. Lam.
  • Malus Mill.
  • Morus alba L.
  • Olea europaea ssp. europaea L.
  • Pisum L.
  • Pisum sativum Linnaeus
  • Prunus L.
  • Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A.Webb
  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Punica granatum L.
  • Rubus L.
  • Salvia L.
  • Solanum L.
  • Ulmus L.
  • Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera L.
  • Zea mays L.
  • Citrus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (1996), UK (2014)

EU and EPPO Listing

EC IAI (non-European) X. americanum sensu lato

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against non-European strains, no statutory action against European strains.

General Comments

Polyphagous nematode pests present in parts of Europe and beyond. Non-European strains are regulated, but not European. Limited impacts seen in parts of Europe where the nematodes are present and they are not known to be virus vectors.

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