UK Risk Register Details for Xiphinema inaequale

Please note: there are high levels of uncertainty associated with the risk scores for this pest.

This record was last updated on 08/01/2021

Common Names

  • Xiphinema americanum-group

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

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest (as Xiphinema neoamericanum in Great Britain) and prohibition of key pathway

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 1
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 / Territory Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Absent
South America Present
Asia
India Present
Pakistan Present
Central America Present

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Dorylaimida)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Outdoor production

Major Hosts

  • Pelargonium L'Herit. Ex Ait.
  • Woody plants
  • Herbaceous ornamental plants
  • Fruit trees
  • Plants (general)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Regulated quarantine pest (as Xiphinema neoamericanum in Great Britain)

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Regulated nematode pest with the potential to introduce non-European viruses. Listing and regulations on soil/growing material associated with planting material help to mitigate the risk of entry.

Further Information

Uncertainty

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Key uncertainty for pest

Rapid addition via a workshop. Some areas of assessment may require more research.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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