UK Risk Register Details for Heterobasidion irregulare

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)
  • Non-squared wood

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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Industry management

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
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
United Kingdom Absent
Italy Present (Limited)
North America
Canada Present
Cuba Present
Dominican Republic Present
Mexico Present
United States Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Conifers

Major Hosts

  • Calocedrus decurrens (Torr.) Florin
  • Juniperus virginiana L.
  • Pinus L.
  • Pinus pinea L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

EPPO (2015)

EU and EPPO Listing

EPPO Alert

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings. Consider case for EU regulation based on EPPO PRA.

General Comments

Fungal pest of pine present in North America and Italy. Could potentially be damaging if introduced to the UK and EU regulation should be considered.

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