UK Risk Register Details for Tomato black ring virus

This record was last updated on 14/08/2020

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

Regulated non quarantine 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
Belarus Present
Moldova Present
Russia Present
Serbia Present
Switzerland Present
Turkey Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Croatia Present
Czech Republic Present
Finland Present
France Present
Germany Present
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Ireland Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Sweden Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
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 L.
  • Beta vulgaris L.
  • Brassica oleracea L.
  • Fragaria L.
  • Fragaria ananassa (F. x ananassa) Duch.
  • Lactuca sativa L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Phaseolus vulgaris L.
  • Prunus L.
  • Prunus armeniaca L.
  • Prunus avium ssp./var. avium L.
  • Prunus cerasus L.
  • Prunus domestica ssp. domestica L.
  • Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A.Webb
  • Prunus laurocerasus L.
  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Ribes L.
  • Rubus L.
  • Rubus idaeus L.
  • Solanum 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

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated non quarantine pest

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


Statutory action in line with legislation.

General Comments

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

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