UK Risk Register Details for Meloidogyne ethiopica

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Bulbs or tubers
  • Plants for planting (with soil)

Common Pathways

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Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated 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

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

EU soil and growing media measures

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 3
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 15

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 Absent
United Kingdom Absent
South America
Brazil Present
Chile Present
Africa Present
Ethiopia Present
Kenya Present
Mozambique Present
Tanzania Present
South Africa Present
Zimbabwe Present

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Tylenchida)

Host or Industry at Risk

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protected and outdoor crops grown in soil

Major Hosts

  • Asparagus officinalis L.
  • Avena sativa L.
  • Beta vulgaris L.
  • Brassica napus ssp. napus L.
  • Capsicum L.
  • Lactuca sativa L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Phaseolus vulgaris L.
  • Pisum sativum Linnaeus
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Spinacia oleracea L.
  • Vicia faba L.
  • Vitis labrusca L.
  • Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

Slovenia (2018)

EU and EPPO Listing

EPPO Alert

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Polyphagous nematode pest, with the potential to cause damage to outdoor and glasshouse crops, if introduced to the UK. Import restrictions mitigate risk of entry.

Further Information

Uncertainty

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Key uncertainty for pest

Ability to survive outdoors in the UK and impact on most recorded hosts.

Climate - Cause

Current distribution - Cause

Hosts - Cause

Impact - Cause

Pathways - Cause

Regulation - Cause

Taxonomy - Cause

UK distribution - Cause

Risk Records for this Pest