UK Risk Register Details for Chrysomyxa ledicola

This record was last updated on 16/09/2021

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 / Territory Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Absent
North America
Canada Present
Greenland Present
United States Present
Asia
Japan Unknown

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 pungens Engelm.
  • Picea rubens Sarg.
  • Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carr.
  • Rhododendron calostrotum ssp. calostrotum Balf.F. & F.K.Ward
  • Rhododendron griersonianum Balf.F. & Forrest

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

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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 a PRA could help resolve whether future inclusion in legislation would be appropriate.

Further Information

Uncertainty

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Key uncertainty for pest

If Picea to Picea transmission occurs

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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