UK Risk Register Details for Acute Oak Decline

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 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.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2014)

EU and EPPO Listing

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.

Risk Records for this Pest