UK Risk Register Details for Aphalara itadori

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest jumps host

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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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] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 8

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Extensive pre-release research to confirm host specificity

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 8

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 Present
Asia
Japan Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Fallopia dumetorum

Major Hosts

  • Fallopia Adans.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

CABI (2009)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

Will continue surveys to check on biocontrol agents establishment.

General Comments

Psyllid released in effort to control Japanese knotweed. Extensive research undertaken pre-release, to confirm host specificity.

Risk Records for this Pest