UK Risk Register Details for Xiphinema chambersi

Common Names

  • Dagger nematode

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 (with soil)

Common Pathways

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Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Annex IVAI measures

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 2
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
United Kingdom Absent
North America
Canada Present
United States Present
Asia
Japan Present
South Korea Present

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Dorylaimida)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Most outdoor trees and plants

Major Hosts

  • Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
  • Deciduous trees
  • Fragaria L.
  • Pinus densiflora Sieb. & Zucc.
  • Quercus L.
  • Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carr.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved & Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against import interceptions

General Comments

Nematode pest present in parts of North America and Asia. Import restrictions on soil and growing media provide some mitigation against risk of introduction, and statutory action would be taken against interceptions on imports.

Further Information

Uncertainty

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Key uncertainty for pest

Full host range and geographical distribution

Climate - Cause

Current distribution - Cause

Hosts - Cause

Impact - Cause

Pathways - Cause

Regulation - Cause

Taxonomy - Cause

UK distribution - Cause

Risk Records for this Pest