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UK Risk Register Details for Prunus necrotic ringspot virus

This record was last updated on 30/04/2020

Common Names

  • Almond bud failure
  • Almond calico
  • Almond line pattern
  • Almond necrotic ringspot
  • Apricot line pattern
  • Apricot necrotic ringspot
  • Cherry lace leaf
  • Cherry line pattern
  • Cherry necrotic ringspot
  • Cherry ringspot
  • Cherry rugose mosaic
  • Cherry stecklenberger disease
  • Cherry tatter leaf
  • Necrotic ringspot of prunus
  • Peach line pattern
  • Peach mule's ear
  • Peach necrotic leafspot
  • Peach necrotic ringspot
  • Peach ringspot
  • Peach willow leaf
  • Plum decline
  • Plum European line pattern
  • Plum oak leaf
  • Prunus necrotic ringspot
  • Prunus ringspot
  • Rose mosaic
  • Rose yellow mosaic
  • Sour cherry fruit necrosis
  • Sour cherry line mosaic
  • Sour cherry necrotic ringspot

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
  • Pollen

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 5
Spread [1 - 5] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 10
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 50

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated non quarantine pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 40

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country / Territory Status Notes
United Kingdom Present (Widespread)
Albania Present
Bosnia-Herzegovina Present
Moldova Present
Montenegro Present
Serbia Present
Türkiye Present
Ukraine Present
Austria Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Croatia Present
Cyprus Present
Czech Republic Present
Denmark Present
France Present
Germany Present
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Latvia Present
Malta Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Portugal Present
Romania Present
Slovakia Present
Spain Present
Sweden Present
North America Present
Canada Present
Mexico Present
United States Present
South America Present
Argentina Present
Brazil Present
Chile Present
Uruguay Present
Australia Present
Fiji Present
New Zealand Present
Africa Present
Algeria Present
Egypt Present
Morocco Present
South Africa Present
Tunisia Present
Asia Present
Afghanistan Present
China Present
Iran Present
India Present
Israel Present
Japan Present
Jordan Present
South Korea Present
Lebanon Present
Saudi Arabia Present
Syria Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide


Major Hosts

  • Cucumis sativus L.
  • Morus alba L.
  • Prunus armeniaca L.
  • Prunus avium ssp./var. avium L.
  • Prunus cerasus L.
  • Prunus domestica ssp. domestica L.
  • Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A.Webb
  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Prunus salicina Lindl.
  • Rosa L.
  • Rubus L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated non quarantine pest

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


Statutory action in line with legislation.

General Comments

Virus pest already widespread in the UK with a wide host range. Now a regulated non quarantine pest as it is important to maintain clean propagation material.

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