UK Risk Register Details for Tomato brown rugose fruit virus

This record was last updated on 10/09/2020

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)
  • Seeds

Common Pathways

  • show / hide
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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 48

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Emergency measures. Prohibition on Solanaceae plants for planting from outside the Euro-Mediterranean.

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 48

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
Cyprus Present Under eradiation
Germany Absent Eradicated
Spain Present
France Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited) Under official control
Greece Present Crete
Italy Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Turkey Present
North America
Canada Present
Mexico Present
United States Present (Limited)
Africa
Egypt Unknown
Asia
China Present
Israel Present
Jordan Present
Palestine, State of Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum lycopersicum

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum L.
  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Solanum melongena L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

Germany (2018)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated by emergency measures. EPPO Alert (2019)

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action in line with legislation

General Comments

Virus of tomato identified in parts of Europe and beyond. Uncertainty about extent of distribution but with emergency legislation in place to mitigate against the risk of introduction.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Whether ToBRFV is seed-borne or not.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution