UK Risk Register Details for Blueberry scorch virus

Common Names

  • Sheep Pen Hill Disease

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 27

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 27

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 Present
United Kingdom Absent
Italy Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
North America
Canada Present
United States Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Vaccinium corymbosum

Major Hosts

  • Vaccinium corymbosum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

NL (2004)

EU and EPPO Listing

EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Damaging pest of blueberry production found in North America and Europe. Host range research would be beneficial to ascertain risks to other Vaccinium hosts.

Risk Records for this Pest