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UK Risk Register Details for Beet necrotic yellow vein benyvirus

This record was last updated on 08/01/2021

Common Names

  • Beet necrotic yellow vein
  • Rhizomania

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide

Common Pathways

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

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 5
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 15
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 75

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated pest free area pest (Northern Ireland)



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country / Territory Status Notes
Europe Present
Russia Present
Serbia Present
Switzerland Present
Turkey Present
Ukraine Present
Austria Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Croatia Present
Czech Republic Present
Denmark Present
France Present
Germany Present
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Lithuania Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Romania Present
Slovakia Present
Slovenia Present
Spain Present
Sweden Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
North America
United States Present
South America
Brazil Present
Egypt Present
Morocco Present
South Africa Present
China Present
Japan Present
Kazakhstan Present
Lebanon Present
Mongolia Present
Syria Present
Pakistan Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Beta vulgaris

Major Hosts

  • Allium porrum L.
  • Apium L.
  • Beta L.
  • Beta vulgaris L.
  • Brassica napus ssp. napus L.
  • Brassica rapa L. em. Metzg.
  • Cichorium intybus L.
  • Daucus L.
  • Heliotropium europaeum L.
  • Plantago major L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Spinacia oleracea L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated pest free area pest (Northern Ireland), EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


Statutory action in line with legislation

General Comments

Virus affecting beets and other crops. Present in the UK with limited distribution. Regulations in place to maintain freedom in Northern Ireland.