UK Risk Register Details for Phytophthora pluvialis

Please note: there are high levels of uncertainty associated with the risk scores for this pest.

This record was last updated on 19/10/2021

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

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] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 60

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Prohibition of key pathway

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 40

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) Under eradication
North America
United States Present
Oceania
New Zealand Present

Type of Pest

  • Oomycete

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Pinus

Major Hosts

  • Lithocarpus densiflorus (Hook. & Arn.) Rehd.
  • Pinus patula Cham. & Schlecht.
  • Pinus radiata D.Don
  • Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii (Mirbel) Franco
  • Tsuga heterophylla (Rafin.) Sarg.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings. Candidate for sentinel trees project.

General Comments

Fungus-like pest affecting a variety of conifer species, known to be present in parts of the USA and New Zealand. Prohibitions on several known host genera help to mitigate the risk of entry, but the full host range is not known.

Further Information

Uncertainty

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Key uncertainty for pest

General lack of detailed data on this pest

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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