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UK Risk Register Details for Neonectria ditissima

This record was last updated on 01/02/2021

Common Names

  • canker of beech
  • dieback of beech
  • European canker of apple
  • Eye rot of apple
  • Eye rot of pear
  • Postharvest rot of apple

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide

Common Pathways

  • show / hide

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

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

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country / Territory Status Notes
United Kingdom Present (Widespread)
Austria Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Czech Republic Present
Denmark Present
Estonia Present
Faroe Islands Present
France Present
Germany Present
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Iceland Present
Ireland Present
Italy Present
Lithuania Present
Republic of North Macedonia Present
Netherlands Present
Norway Present
Poland Present
Portugal Present
Romania Present
Russia Present
Slovakia Present
Spain Present
Sweden Present
Switzerland Present
Ukraine Present
North America
Canada Present
Mexico Present
United States Present
South America
Argentina Present
Chile Present
Uruguay Present
New Zealand Present
Afghanistan Present
India Present
Indonesia Present
Iran Present
Iraq Present
Japan Present
Lebanon Present
Saudi Arabia Present
South Korea Present
Syria Present
Taiwan Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Major Hosts

  • Alnus Mill.
  • Betula L.
  • Crataegus L.
  • Cydonia oblonga Mill.
  • Fraxinus L.
  • Ilex L.
  • Juglans regia L.
  • Malus Mill.
  • Populus L.
  • Pyrus L.
  • Quercus L.
  • Ribes L.
  • Salix L.
  • Tilia L.
  • Ulmus L.
  • Fagus sylvatica L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated non quarantine pest

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


No current Actions Indicated

General Comments

The Risk Register entry for this pest is extremely incomplete and it cannot be compared with other pests on the Risk Register at the current time. As this is a Regulated Non Quarantine Pest (RNQP) listed in the legislation, we are making available the information we have gathered on the pest so far. It is possible that we will add new information to this pest entry in due course, but as there are a great many RNQPs this may take some time.

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