UK Risk Register Details for Meloidogyne luci

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Bulbs or tubers
  • Plants for planting (with soil)

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] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

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
Greece Present
Italy Present
Portugal Present
Slovenia Present Under eradication
Turkey Present
North America
Guatemala Present
South America
Brazil Present
Chile Present
Asia
Iran Present

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Tylenchida)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Food crops and ornamentals

Major Hosts

  • Brassica oleracea var. italica L.
  • Cucumis sativus L.
  • Daucus carota L.
  • Lactuca sativa L.
  • Lavandula angustifolia Mill.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Phaseolus vulgaris L.
  • Rosa L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

Slovenia (2018)

EU and EPPO Listing

EPPO Alert

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against interceptions on non-EU imports.

General Comments

Polyphagous nematode pest, present in parts of Europe, with the potential to cause damage to outdoor and glasshouse crops, if introduced to the UK. Import restrictions mitigate risk of entry from outside Europe, although there is a risk of introduction from parts of Europe where it is present.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Impact on potato crops in the UK climate.

Climate - Cause

Current distribution - Cause

Hosts - Cause

Impact - Cause

Pathways - Cause

Regulation - Cause

Taxonomy - Cause

UK distribution - Cause

Risk Records for this Pest