UK Risk Register Details for Xanthomonas euvesicatoria

This record was last updated on 06/07/2020

Common Names

  • bacterial leaf spot of tomato
  • bacterial spot of pepper

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)
  • Seeds

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 16
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 64

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated non quarantine pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

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
Serbia Present
Republic of North Macedonia Present
Czech Republic Present
Bulgaria Present
Spain Present
North America
United States Present
Canada Present
South America
Brazil Present
Africa
Comoros Present
Seychelles Present
Reunion Present
Nigeria Present
Mauritius Present
Asia
China Present
South Korea Present
Central America
Grenada Present

Type of Pest

  • Bacterium

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum lycopersicum, Capsicum

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum L.
  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated non quarantine pest, EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action in line with legislation

General Comments

Bacterial disease of tomatoes and peppers which can severely reduce fruit quality. The pathogen could enter on plants and seeds, but appears to be currently controlled by regulation and industry practices.

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