UK Risk Register Details for Candidatus Phytoplasma pini

Common Names

  • Pine shoot proliferation
  • pine witches'-broom

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

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

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
Czech Republic Present
Spain Present
United Kingdom Absent
Croatia Present
Lithuania Present
Poland Present
Asia
China Present (Limited)

Type of Pest

  • Phytoplasma

Host or Industry at Risk

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Forestry

Major Hosts

  • Abies procera Rehder
  • Picea pungens Engelm.
  • Pinus halepensis Mill.
  • Pinus mugo ssp. mugo Turra
  • Pinus nigra Arnold
  • Pinus sylvestris Linnaeus
  • Pinus yunnanensis Franch.
  • Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carr.
  • Taxodium distichum (L.) Rich

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Phytoplasma which causes witches’ broom of pine, present in several European countries, where significant damage has not been observed.

Risk Records for this Pest