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 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