UK Risk Register Details for Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis

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

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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  • 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] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

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
Germany Present
Denmark Present
United Kingdom Present (Unknown Distribution)
Italy Present
Norway Present
North America
United States Present
South America
Chile Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Malus sylvestris (crab apple)

Major Hosts

  • Abies Miller
  • Arbutus menziesii Pursh
  • Athrotaxis selaginoides D.Don
  • Cedrus atlantica (Endl.) Manetti Ex Carr.
  • Cedrus deodara (D.Don) G.Don Ex Loud.
  • Cephalotaxus Sieb. & Zucc. Ex Endl.
  • Malus sylvestris subsp. sylvestris (Linnaeus) Miller
  • Mespilus germanica L.
  • Picea abies (L.) H. Karst.
  • Pinus L.
  • Pyrus communis L.
  • Tsuga heterophylla (Rafin.) Sarg.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved & 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

Fungal pathogen of certain conifers, crab apple and apple. Present in some European countries, including the UK, and apple growers may wish to monitor for its presence and take management action to prevent decay in stored fruit.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Pathogenicity on conifer and commercial fruit trees

Climate - Cause

Current distribution - Cause

Hosts - Cause

Impact - Cause

Pathways - Cause

Regulation - Cause

Taxonomy - Cause

UK distribution - Cause

Risk Records for this Pest