UK Risk Register Details for Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris in Carrot

Common Names

  • Aster yellows
  • AY
  • yellow disease phytoplasmas

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

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
Belgium Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Estonia Present
Spain Present
Finland Present
France Present
Greece Present
Croatia Present
Italy Present
Lithuania Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Russia Present
Slovenia Present
Turkey Present
North America
Canada Present
Cuba Present
Mexico Present
United States Present
South America
Brazil Present
Peru Present
Africa
South Africa Present
Asia
China Present
Israel Present
India Present
Japan Present
South Korea Present
Lebanon Present
Myanmar Present
Malaysia Present
Saudi Arabia Present
Thailand Present
Taiwan Present

Type of Pest

  • Phytoplasma

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Daucus carota

Major Hosts

  • Allium L.
  • Amaranthus L.
  • Anemone coronaria L.
  • Anethum graveolens L.
  • Apium graveolens L.
  • Callistephus chinensis (L.) Nees
  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Catharanthus roseus (L.) G.Don
  • Chrysanthemum L.
  • Daucus carota L.
  • Delphinium L.
  • Fragaria L.
  • Gladiolus hybrids
  • Lactuca sativa L.
  • Oenothera L.
  • Paulownia Sieb. & Zucc.
  • Populus L.
  • Primula L.
  • Rosa L.
  • Senecio jacobaea L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Tagetes L.
  • Tilia L.
  • Trifolium L.
  • Veronica scutellata L.
  • Vicia faba L.
  • Zea mays L.
  • Asteraceae (family)
  • Hydrangea macrophylla

Further Information

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Questions

Is it a pest of protected crops?:


  • Yes

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action against findings in carrot crops.

General Comments

Phytoplasma present in Europe and beyond now detected in carrots in the UK. Possibly more widespread than currently detected but serious economic impacts have not been observed elsewhere in Europe.