UK Risk Register Details for Ceratocystis platani

Common Names

  • Canker of sycamore
  • Canker stain of plane
  • plane wilt

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 20
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 80

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 10
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 40

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 Present
Switzerland Present
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Greece Present
Italy Present
Turkey Present
North America Present
United States Present
Asia
Armenia Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Platanus

Major Hosts

  • Platanus occidentalis L.
  • Platanus orientalis L.
  • Platanus x acerifolia (Aiton) Willdenow

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2013)

EU and EPPO Listing

ECIIAII, UK PZ, EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action on findings. Survey in lines with protected zone requirements, and will work with local authorities on surveillance of urban trees.

General Comments

Highly destructive disease of plane trees, appears to be of increasing risk due to spread through France. UK protected zone will help mitigate the risk of introduction.

Risk Records for this Pest