UK Risk Register Details for Tomato black ring virus

Common Names

  • Black ring of tomato
  • Bouquet of potato
  • Pseudo-aucuba of potato
  • Ringspot of bean
  • Ringspot of beet
  • Ringspot of lettuce
  • Yellow vein of celery

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 3
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 15

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country Status Notes
Europe Present
Albania Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Belarus Present
Switzerland Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Finland Present
France Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
Greece Present
Croatia Present
Hungary Present
Ireland Present
Moldova Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Serbia Present
Russia Present
Sweden Present
Turkey Present
North America Absent
South America Absent
Asia Present
India Present
Japan Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Total outdoor production, Total Protected Cultivation

Major Hosts

  • Allium porrum L.
  • Apium graveolens L.
  • Beta vulgaris L.
  • Capsicum L.
  • Fragaria L.
  • Lactuca sativa L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Narcissus L.
  • Phaseolus vulgaris L.
  • Prunus L.
  • Ribes L.
  • Robinia pseudoacacia L.
  • Rubus L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing


Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


No current Actions Indicated

General Comments

Vector present in the UK and the pest is present with a limited distribution. Current mitigations are effective at reducing the risk of spread.

Risk Records for this Pest