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 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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