UK Risk Register Details for Carposina sasakii

Common Names

  • Peach fruit borer
  • Peach fruit moth

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 (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

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 (1) Present
Asia (5) Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Orchard crops

Major Hosts

  • Malus domestica Borkhausen
  • Pyrus communis L.
  • Pyrus pyraster Burgsd.
  • Pyrus pyrifolia (Burm.F.) Nakai

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

EPPO A2, EC IIAI

Actions Indicated

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Action

Currently listed under incorrect name in legislation and needs correcting

General Comments

Current prohibition on imports of hosts as plants for planting from country of origin mitigates risk of entry to some extent. There is a need to resolve taxonomic confusion between Carposina niponensis and C. sasakii in EU legislation.

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