UK Risk Register Details for Tomato mild mottle virus

Please note: there are high levels of uncertainty associated with the risk scores for this pest.

This record was last updated on 15/06/2020

Common Names

  • Tomato mild mottle virus

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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Prohibition of key pathway. Regulated quarantine pest.

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions

Regulation

Deregulation

Management By Industry

Targeted Survey

PRA

Contingency Plan

Publicity

Research

Distribution and Pest Details

Distribution

Country / Territory Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Absent
Africa
Ethiopia Present
Asia
Yemen Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum lycopersicum

Major Hosts

  • Datura stramonium L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Nicandra physalodes (L.) Gaertn./Pers.
  • Nicotiana benthamiana Domin
  • Solanum nigrum L.
  • Plants (general)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Virus of tomatoes with a limited known distribution. There is contradictory evidence over which type of insect may vector the virus but current regulations mitigate the risk of introduction.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Rapid addition via a workshop. Some areas of assessment may require more research

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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