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UK Risk Register Details for Pseudomonas syringae pv. persicae

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 19/03/2022, but is no longer actively maintained.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 24/03/2022

Common Names

  • Bacterial dieback of peach/nectarine
  • Bacterial dieback of stone fruit

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
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest (Great Britain. Northern Ireland may differ)

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

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
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Croatia Present
Oceania
New Zealand Present

Type of Pest

  • Bacterium

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Prunus persica

Major Hosts

  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Prunus persica var. nucipersica Batsch
  • Prunus salicina Lindl.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

Australia (2013)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest (Great Britain. Northern Ireland may differ). EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Great Britain: Statutory action in line with current regulation, but proposed for deregulation. Northern Ireland: Statutory action in line with legislation.

General Comments

Bacterial pest of hosts such as peach and nectarine, which are not widely grown in the UK. It is more likely to be of concern to countries where the hosts are more widely cultivated.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Whether this bacterium was found on myrobalan plum in the UK.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution