UK Risk Register Details for Pratylenchus mediterraneus

Pest has been archived

This pest has been assessed for the Risk Register and is considered to pose a low risk to the UK. The information on this pest was correct as of 04/08/2020, but is no longer actively maintained. It will only be updated if new information is received which indicates the potential for a significant increase in risk to the UK.

This record was last updated on 04/08/2020

Common Names

  • Root lesion nematode

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Fruits or vegetables

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] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 20

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 20

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
Cyprus Present
United Kingdom Absent
Turkey Present
Africa
Algeria Present
Morocco Present
Tunisia Present
Asia
Israel Present
Syria Present

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Tylenchida)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum tuberosum

Major Hosts

  • Daucus carota L.
  • Olea europaea Linnaeus
  • Sesamum L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Triticum aestivum L.
  • Vicia sativa L.
  • Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2005)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Nematode pest from Mediterranean regions, not likely to establish in the UK.