UK Risk Register Details for Trialeurodes ricini

Common Names

  • Castor whitefly

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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
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

Regulation

Deregulation

Management By Industry

Targeted Survey

PRA

Contingency Plan

Publicity

Research

Distribution and Pest Details

Distribution

Country Status Notes
Europe Present
Spain Present (Limited) Canary Islands
United Kingdom Absent
Africa Present
Congo (Democratic Rep.) Present
Central African Republic Present
Cote d'Ivoire Present
Egypt Present
Madagascar Present
Mali Present
Nigeria Present
Sudan Present
Sierra Leone Present
Chad Present
Uganda Present
Zimbabwe Present
Asia Present
Brunei Present
Israel Present
India Present
Iraq Present
Iran Present
Malaysia Present
Saudi Arabia Present
Thailand Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Total protected cultivation

Major Hosts

  • Cucurbitaceae
  • Dolichos lablab L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Ricinus communis L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Gossypium hirsutum

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2005) EPPO (2000)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Continue to request consideration of listing at EU level

General Comments

Priority for consideration of listing at EU level.

Risk Records for this Pest