UK Risk Register Details for Blueberry leaf mottle virus

This record was last updated on 03/08/2020

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] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
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
Bulgaria Absent
Hungary Absent
Portugal Absent
North America Present
Canada Present
United States Present
Asia
South Korea Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

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Vaccinium corymbosum

Major Hosts

  • Vaccinium L.
  • Vaccinium angustifolium Ait.
  • Vaccinium corymbosum L.
  • Vaccinium myrtilloides Michx.
  • Vitis L.
  • Vitis labrusca L.
  • Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Regulated quarantine pest, EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against findings. Keep a watching brief on the vulnerability of other Vaccinium species.

General Comments

Damaging North American virus of Vaccinium species which could pose a risk to native UK Vaccinium as well as the species grown commercially.

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