UK Risk Register Details for Apricot latent virus

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 19/05/2021, but is no longer actively maintained.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

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

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

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
Czech Republic Present
France Present
Italy Present
Moldova Present
Spain Present
Turkey Present
Oceania
Australia Present
Africa
Egypt Present
Asia
Iran Present
Lebanon Present
Palestine, State of Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Prunus armeniaca

Major Hosts

  • Prunus armeniaca L.
  • Prunus persica Batsch

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

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

Asymptomatic virus of apricot first discovered on apricots in Eastern Europe, shown to exhibit symptoms on experimental hosts within the genus Prunus. No observable symptoms on its natural host of apricot.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Absence of vector, other Foveavirus species can be spread via pollen beetles, there is the possibility this interaction has not been observed yet.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution