UK Risk Register Details for Scutellonema brachyurus

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

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 5
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 2
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
Germany Present under protection
United Kingdom Absent
Greece Present
Italy Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present under protection
Sweden Present under protection
North America
Barbados Present
Costa Rica Present
Cuba Present
Jamaica Present
United States Present
South America
Brazil Present
Colombia Present
Falkland Islands Present
Peru Present
Venezuela Present
Oceania
Australia Present
Fiji Present
New Zealand Present
Tonga Present
Samoa Present
Africa
Congo (Democratic Rep.) Present
Egypt Present
Ethiopia Present
Kenya Present
Madagascar Present
Mauritius Present
Malawi Present
Mozambique Present
Nigeria Present
Reunion Present
Swaziland Present
Tanzania Present
Uganda Present
South Africa Present
Zambia Present
Zimbabwe Present
Asia
Brunei Present
China Present
India Present
Japan Present
South Korea Present
Sri Lanka Present
Malaysia Present
Nepal Present
Pakistan Present
Singapore Present
Thailand Present

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Tylenchida)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Protected plants

Major Hosts

  • Acer pseudoplatanus L.
  • Asparagus officinalis L.
  • Beta vulgaris L.
  • Cucumis sativus L.
  • Dianthus caryophyllus L.
  • Fragaria ananassa (F. x ananassa) Duch.
  • Hordeum vulgare L. em. Lam.
  • Humulus lupulus L.
  • Lactuca sativa L.
  • Pinus L.
  • Platanus occidentalis L.
  • Taxus L.
  • Zea mays L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action on interceptions from outside the EU.

General Comments

Polyphagous nematode widely distributed, including in parts of Europe, which represents a potential threat to crops grown under protection in the UK. Statutory action would be taken against interceptions associated with material from outside the EU, as evidence of non-compliance with import requirements for soil and growing media.

Further Information

Uncertainty

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Key uncertainty for pest

Impact on important UK hosts.

Climate - Cause

Current distribution - Cause

Hosts - Cause

Impact - Cause

Pathways - Cause

Regulation - Cause

Taxonomy - Cause

UK distribution - Cause

Risk Records for this Pest