UK Risk Register Details for Melampsoridium hiratsukanum

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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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] 5
Spread [1 - 5] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 20
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 60

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 5
Spread [1 - 5] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 20
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 60

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
Austria Present
Switzerland Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Estonia Present
Finland Present
France Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Lithuania Present
Latvia Present
Norway Present
Poland Present
Romania Present
Russia Present
Slovakia Present
Turkey Present
Ukraine Present
North America
Canada Present (Limited)
United States Present (Limited)
Asia Present
China Present
Japan Present
Nepal Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

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Alnus, Betula

Major Hosts

  • Alnus Mill.
  • Betula pubescens Ehrh.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2013)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

Some uncertainties over distribution of the pathogen and susceptibility of birch to be confirmed by survey and research.

General Comments

Some uncertainty over the distribution of the pathogen in the UK and the susceptibility of birch as a host. There are no effective control measures.

Risk Records for this Pest