UK Risk Register Details for Pratylenchus scribneri

Pest has been archived

This pest has been assessed for the Risk Register and is considered to pose a low risk to the UK. The information on this pest was correct as of 04/08/2020, but is no longer actively maintained. It will only be updated if new information is received which indicates the potential for a significant increase in risk to the UK.

This record was last updated on 04/08/2020

Common Names

  • Root lesion nematode

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

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
United Kingdom Absent
Bulgaria Present
Slovenia Present
Italy Present
Germany Present (Limited) In protected environments
Netherlands Present (Limited) In protected environments
Sweden Present (Limited) In protected environments
Turkey Present (Limited) In protected environments
Croatia Present
North America
United States Present
Mexico Present
South America
Argentina Present
Africa
Egypt Present
Nigeria Present
South Africa Present
Cameroon Present
Asia
Iran Present
Jordan Present
Japan Present
Israel Present
China Present
Pakistan Present
India Present
Oman Present

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Tylenchida)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Protected ornamentals

Major Hosts

  • Allium cepa L.
  • Berberis L.
  • Beta vulgaris L.
  • Brassica oleracea L.
  • Canna L.
  • Capsicum L.
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
  • Cydonia oblonga Mill.
  • Cymbidium Sw.
  • Festuca arundinacea Schreb.
  • Ficus L.
  • Fragaria L.
  • Glycine max (L.) Merr.
  • Hippeastrum Herb.
  • Hordeum vulgare L. em. Lam.
  • Imperata Cyr.
  • Ipomoea batatas (L.) Poir./Lam.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Medicago sativa L.
  • Musa x paradisiaca Linnaeus
  • Papaver L.
  • Phaseolus lunatus L.
  • Phaseolus vulgaris L.
  • Prunus L.
  • Rosa L.
  • Saccharum officinarum L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Sorghum Moench
  • Trifolium L.
  • Vigna unguiculata (Linnaeus) Walpers
  • Zea mays L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2015)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action against findings

General Comments

Nematode pest present in parts of Europe and elsewhere. Polyphagous, but many economically important hosts are not grown under protection in the UK and there are few reports of impacts to crops under protection. Unlikely to establish outdoors in UK.