UK Risk Register Details for Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum haplotypes A and B

Common Names

  • zebra chip

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced with vector or finds vector

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)
  • Fruits or vegetables

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] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 15
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 75

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

EU Prohibition of Key Pathway

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 15
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 75

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
Spain Present In carrots and celery
Finland Present In carrots
France Present In carrots
United Kingdom Absent
Italy Present In carrots
Norway Present In carrots
Sweden Present In carrots
North America Present
Guatemala Present
Honduras Present
Mexico Present
Nicaragua Present
El Salvador Present
United States Present
Oceania Present
New Zealand Present
Africa
Morocco Present In carrots

Type of Pest

  • Bacterium

Host or Industry at Risk

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Solanum tuberosum

Major Hosts

  • Apium graveolens L.
  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Daucus carota L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Petroselinum crispum (Mill.) Nyman Ex A. W. Hill
  • Solanum dulcamara L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

EPPO (2010), UK (2014)

EU and EPPO Listing

EPPO A1

Actions Indicated

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Action

Priority for surveying carrot crops for the presence of the disease, and for the development of in field diagnostics. - Statutory action against findings, update EU regulation and keep PRA up to date in light of developments

General Comments

Damaging bacterial pest of potato which can also affect other solanaceous crops. Carrots thought to be affected by a different strain. Priority for EU regulation to prevent introduction or spread of the bacterium and its vectors.