UK Risk Register Details for Xiphinema incognitum

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Plants for planting (with soil)

Common Pathways

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Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 1
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

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Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest and prohibition of key pathway (soil)

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated 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

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
Africa Present
Asia Present

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Dorylaimida)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Total outdoor production, forestry, broadleaved trees

Major Hosts

  • Acer L.
  • Avena sativa L.
  • Cocos nucifera L.
  • Coffea L.
  • Cucurbita pepo L.
  • Ficus carica L.
  • Fragaria ananassa (F. x ananassa) Duch.
  • Glycine max (L.) Merr.
  • Juglans regia L.
  • Linum usitatissimum L.
  • Litchi chinensis Sonnerat
  • Malus Mill.
  • Mangifera indica L.
  • Medicago sativa L.
  • Nicotiana tabacum L.
  • Oryza sativa L.
  • Pittosporum tobira (Thunb. Ex Murr.) Ait.
  • Prunus L.
  • Psidium guajava L.
  • Rubus L.
  • Solanum L.
  • Sorghum vulgare Pers.
  • Ulmus L.
  • Vaccinium L.
  • Vinca minor L.
  • Vitis L.
  • Zea mays L.
  • Citrus
  • Gossypium hirsutum

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (1996)

EU and EPPO Listing

EC IAI (non-European) X. americanum sensu lato

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

EU regulated nematode pest with the potential to introduce non-European viruses. EU listing and regulations on soil/growing material associated with planting material help to mitigate the risk of entry.

Risk Records for this Pest