UK Risk Register Details for Phenacoccus solani

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 (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

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] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

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

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country Status Notes
Cyprus Present
Spain Present
United Kingdom Unknown
Italy Present
Netherlands Present
Turkey Present
North America Present
Antigua and Barbuda Present
Canada Present
Guadeloupe Present
Guatemala Present
Mexico Present
Puerto Rico Present
Trinidad and Tobago Present
United States Present
South America Present
Brazil Present
Colombia Present
Ecuador Present
Peru Present
Venezuela Present
Oceania Present
Marshall Islands Present
Africa Present
Cape Verde Present
South Africa Present
Zimbabwe Present
Asia Present
Israel Present
India Present
Iran Present
Japan Present
Singapore Present
Taiwan Present
Vietnam Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Protected cultivation

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Chrysanthemum L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Solanaceae (family)
  • Asteraceae (family)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2013)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Statutory action against findings on plants for planting

General Comments

Watching brief for potential impact on tomato production in the Mediterranean. Other southern European countries likely to be more at risk. Precautionary action will be taken on findings on planting material to protect glasshouse crops and botanical gardens.

Risk Records for this Pest