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UK Risk Register Details for Xiphinema rivesi (European populations)

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 22/06/2022, but is no longer actively maintained.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 22/06/2022

Common Names

  • A dagger nematode

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced with the pathogen

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (with soil)

Common Pathways

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)
  • Soil/growing medium

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] 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] 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

Regulation

Deregulation

Management By Industry

Targeted Survey

PRA

Contingency Plan

Publicity

Research

Distribution and Pest Details

Distribution

Country / Territory Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Unknown
France Present
Germany Present
Italy Present
Portugal Present
Slovenia Present
Bulgaria Present
Spain Present
North America Present
South America Present
Oceania Present
Africa Present
Asia Present

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Dorylaimida)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Orchard crops

Major Hosts

  • Chenopodium quinoa Willd.
  • Malus domestica Borkhausen
  • Pelargonium L'Herit. Ex Ait.
  • Prunus avium ssp./var. avium L.
  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Rubus L.
  • Vaccinium L.
  • Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2014)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action

General Comments

Polyphagous nematode pest which is also a virus vector. Present in a number of European countries, but not detected in the UK. No evidence of significant damage seen elsewhere in Europe. Growers of certified material will need to comply with certification scheme requirements.