UK Risk Register Details for Candidatus Phytoplasma mali

Common Names

  • Proliferation of apple
  • Witches broom of apple

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 16
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 64

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 48

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
Albania Present
Austria Present
Bosnia-Herzegovina Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Belarus Present
Switzerland Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Spain Present
Finland Present
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Greece Present
Croatia Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Moldova Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Romania Present
Serbia Present
Russia Present
Slovenia Present
Slovakia Present
Turkey Present
Ukraine Present
North America
Canada Present (Limited)

Type of Pest

  • Phytoplasma

Host or Industry at Risk

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Malus

Major Hosts

  • Malus domestica Borkhausen
  • Prunus salicina Lindl.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

Norway (2012)

EU and EPPO Listing

EPPO A2, EC IAII

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Cause of apple proliferation disease in Europe, whose regulatory status at EU level is under review.

Risk Records for this Pest