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UK Risk Register Details for Xiphinema thornei

This record was last updated on 20/07/2022

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Plants for planting (with soil)

Common Pathways

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  • 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] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 27

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Prohibition of key pathway (soil)

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

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 Absent
North America Present
United States Present
South America Present
Asia Present
China Present
Japan Present

Type of Pest

  • Nematode (Dorylaimida)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Populus

Major Hosts

  • Brassica L.
  • Populus L.
  • Prunus L.
  • Pyrus L.
  • Rosa L.
  • Citrus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (1996)

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

Maintain a watching brief

General Comments

Nematode pest from the Americas and Asia. Regulations on soil/growing material associated with planting material help to mitigate the risk of entry.

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