UK Risk Register Details for Scutellonema bradys

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 12/08/2020, but is no longer actively maintained.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 12/08/2020

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

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Tylenchida)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum tuberosum

Major Hosts

  • Dioscorea L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

EU (2013)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action against findings

General Comments

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

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