UK Risk Register Details for Scutellonema bradys

Common Names

  • Lesion nematode
  • Spiral nematode
  • Yam nematode

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Fruits or vegetables

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] 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

  • show / hide

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 Absent
United Kingdom Absent
North America
Costa Rica Present
Cuba Present
Dominica Present
Guadeloupe Present
Guatemala Present
Haiti Present
Jamaica Present
Martinique Present
Puerto Rico Present
Trinidad and Tobago Present
United States Present
South America
Brazil Present
Venezuela Present
Africa
Benin Present
Cote d'Ivoire Present
Cameroon Present
Ghana Present
Gambia Present
Guinea Present
Mali Present
Nigeria Present
Senegal Present
Togo Present
Asia
India Present
South Korea Present
Pakistan Present

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Tylenchida)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum tuberosum

Major Hosts

  • Dioscorea L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

EU (2013)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action against findings

General Comments

Nematode pest of yams that can also infect tomatoes but little risk of transfer to crops should it be introduced into the UK. Unlikely to establish outdoors, due to climatic unsuitability.

Risk Records for this Pest