UK Risk Register Details for Cronartium quercuum f. sp. fusiforme

This record was last updated on 18/06/2020

Common Names

  • Fusiform rust of pine
  • Rust of oak
  • Southern fusiform rust
  • Southern fusiform rust of pine

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 5
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

Regulation

Deregulation

Management By Industry

Targeted Survey

PRA

Contingency Plan

Publicity

Research

Distribution and Pest Details

Distribution

Country / Territory Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Absent
North America
United States Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Pinus, Quercus

Major Hosts

  • Castanea dentata (Marsh.) Borkh.
  • Pinus L.
  • Pinus contorta Dougl. Ex Loud.
  • Pinus elliottii Engelm.
  • Pinus ponderosa Dougl. Ex P. & C.Laws.
  • Pinus radiata D.Don
  • Pinus rigida Mill.
  • Pinus serotina Michx.
  • Pinus taeda L.
  • Quercus L.
  • Quercus nigra L.
  • Quercus phellos L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved & Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest (as Cronartium spp.). EPPO A1 (as C. fusiforme)

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

A rust of pine and oak in North America, whose hosts are subject to import prohibitions and restrictions from North America.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Suitability of UK Quercus species as alternate hosts.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution