UK Risk Register Details for Chrysomyxa ledicola Lagerh - All Hosts

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] 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

Prohibition of import from North America of Picea

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 4
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
Greenland Present
United States Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

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Picea

Major Hosts

  • Ledum glandulosum Nutt.
  • Ledum groenlandicum Oeder/Gunn.
  • Ledum palustre L.
  • Picea A.Dietr.
  • Picea engelmannii Parry Ex Engelm.
  • Picea glauca (Moench) Voss
  • Picea mariana (Mill.) Britt., Sterns & Poggenb.
  • Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carr.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • 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 interceptions and outbreaks

General Comments

Fungal pathogen of spruce and certain rhododendron (Labrador tea) species. Limited risk of introduction, but statutory action against findings would be taken on a precautionary basis.

Further Information

Uncertainty

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Key uncertainty for pest

Climate - Cause

Current distribution - Cause

Hosts - Cause

Impact - Cause

Pathways - Cause

Regulation - Cause

Taxonomy - Cause

UK distribution - Cause