UK Risk Register Details for Olive yellow mottling and decline associated virus

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

This record was last updated on 14/09/2021

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)

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] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated non quarantine pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

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
Italy Present
Portugal Unknown
Spain Unknown
Turkey Unknown

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Olea europaea

Major Hosts

  • Olea europaea Linnaeus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated non quarantine pest

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action

General Comments

Virus pest of olive trees, present in Italy and possibly other parts of Europe. There are some reports of foliar symptoms and leaf drop, but impacts in the UK are not expected to be significant. Very little is known about the biology of this virus, and it is not an accepted species.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

General lack of key information including virus taxonomy

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution