UK Risk Register Details for Phytophthora pinifolia

This record was last updated on 08/12/2020

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] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 60

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Prohibition of key pathway

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] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 20

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
South America
Chile Present

Type of Pest

  • Oomycete

Host or Industry at Risk

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Pinus

Major Hosts

  • Pinus L.
  • Pinus radiata D.Don

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

EPPO (2011), UK (2014)

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against findings and research into host suceptability.

General Comments

Fungal pathogen of pines. Significant risk, mitigated by prohibition of pines from South America. Some uncertainty over hosts at risk in the UK, to be investigated by research.

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