UK Risk Register Details for Heterodera fici

Pest has been archived

This pest has been assessed for the Risk Register and is considered to pose a low risk to the UK. The information on this pest was correct as of 19/05/2021, but is no longer actively maintained. It will only be updated if new information is received which indicates the potential for a significant increase in risk to the UK.

This record was last updated on 19/05/2021

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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

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

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
Greece Present
Italy Present
Bosnia-Herzegovina Unknown Recorded as "Yugoslavia"
Croatia Unknown Recorded as "Yugoslavia"
Republic of North Macedonia Unknown Recorded as "Yugoslavia"
Montenegro Unknown Recorded as "Yugoslavia"
Serbia Unknown Recorded as "Yugoslavia"
Slovenia Unknown Recorded as "Yugoslavia"
Belgium Present
Estonia Present
United Kingdom Absent
France Present
Germany Present
Hungary Present
Netherlands Present
Norway Present
Poland Present
Portugal Present
Spain Present
Turkey Present
North America
United States Present
Canada Present
South America
Brazil Present
Oceania
Australia Present
New Zealand Present
Africa
South Africa Present
Algeria Present
Asia
China Present
Pakistan Present
Russia Present
Georgia Present
Iran Present
Uzbekistan Present

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Tylenchida)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Ficus

Major Hosts

  • Ficus benghalensis L.
  • Ficus benjamina L.
  • Ficus carica L.
  • Ficus elastica Roxb. Ex Hornem.
  • Ficus lyrata Warb.
  • Ficus rubiginosa Desf. Ex Vent.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated non quarantine pest

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action in line with legislation

General Comments

Cyst nematode pest restricted to Ficus (fig) species. Evidence of impacts in its current range is scarce.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Whether impacts on mature trees have ever been recorded

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

Risk Records for this Pest