UK Risk Register Details for Acute Oak Decline

This record was last updated on 22/04/2020

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 15
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 75

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Targeted research

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 15
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 75

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 Present (Limited)

Type of Pest

  • Other

Host or Industry at Risk

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Quercus

Major Hosts

  • Quercus L.
  • Quercus cerris L.
  • Quercus ilex L.
  • Quercus petraea (Matt.) Liebl.
  • Quercus pyrenaica Willd.
  • Quercus robur L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2014)

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

Research into the condition and its causes. Consideration of co-ordinated management action. No statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Serious disorder of oaks likely to be caused by a complex of organisms. Eradication is not feasible, but good silvicultural practices could help to reduce spread and impacts.

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