UK Risk Register Details for Meloidogyne graminicola

Common Names

  • Rice root-knot nematode
  • Root gall nematode
  • Root-knot 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 (with soil)

Common Pathways

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Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 20

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 20

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
Italy Present
Africa
Madagascar Present
South Africa Present
Asia
China Present
Indonesia Present
India Present
Laos Present
Sri Lanka Present
Myanmar Present
Malaysia Present
Nepal Present
Philippines Present
Pakistan Present
Singapore Present
Thailand Present
Vietnam Present

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Tylenchida)

Host or Industry at Risk

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food crops

Major Hosts

  • Allium cepa L.
  • Brassica juncea (L.) Czern.
  • Brassica oleracea L.
  • Capsicum frutescens L.
  • Cucumis sativus L.
  • Cyperaceae
  • Gramineae Adans., Nom. Cons.
  • Lactuca sativa L.
  • Oryza sativa L.
  • Petunia Juss.
  • Phaseolus vulgaris L.
  • Pisum sativum Linnaeus
  • Solanum L.
  • Spinacia oleracea L.
  • Triticum aestivum L.
  • Vicia faba L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Alert list

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against interceptions

General Comments

Polyphagous nematode, with most impacts recorded on rice. Potentially damaging to certain UK crops and statutory action would be taken against interceptions.

Further Information

Uncertainty

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Key uncertainty for pest

Suitability of UK soil conditions and impacts on hosts other than rice.

Climate - Cause

Current distribution - Cause

Hosts - Cause

Impact - Cause

Pathways - Cause

Regulation - Cause

Taxonomy - Cause

UK distribution - Cause

Risk Records for this Pest