UK Risk Register Details for Ralstonia pseudosolanacearum

This record was last updated on 05/08/2020

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Cut flowers or branches

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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

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
Netherlands Absent Eradicated
North America
Canada Present Transient - under eradication
United States Present Transient - under eradication
South America
Brazil Present
Peru Unknown
Oceania
Australia Unknown
Fiji Unknown
New Caledonia Present
Papua New Guinea Unknown
Africa
Angola Unknown
Congo (Democratic Rep.) Present
Kenya Unknown
Mauritius Unknown
Reunion Unknown
Uganda Present
South Africa Present
Zimbabwe Unknown
Asia
China Present
Indonesia Present
Cambodia Present
South Korea Present
Laos Present
Sri Lanka Unknown
Malaysia Unknown
Philippines Unknown
Thailand Unknown
Central America
Costa Rica Unknown

Type of Pest

  • Bacterium

Host or Industry at Risk

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Rosa

Major Hosts

  • Arachis hypogaea L.
  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Cicer arietinum L.
  • Eucalyptus L'Herit.
  • Helianthus L.
  • Luffa aegyptiaca Mill.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Morus L.
  • Nicotiana tabacum L.
  • Olea europaea Linnaeus
  • Pelargonium capitatum L'Hrit. Ex Ait./Soland./Willd.
  • Rosa L.
  • Sesamum indicum L.
  • Solanum L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Symphytum L.
  • Zingiber Boehm.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Regulated quarantine pest

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against interceptions and outbreaks

General Comments

Bacterial pathogen of a wide range of hosts, including tomato, pepper and rose. There have been several reports of significant impacts and it is likely to establish in protected environments

Further Information

Uncertainty

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Key uncertainty for pest

Damage to outdoor crops in temperate climates is unclear

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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