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UK Risk Register Details for Cowpea mild mottle virus

This record was last updated on 09/04/2020

Common Names

  • Angular mosaic of beans
  • Pale chlorosis of tomato

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Seeds

Common Pathways

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

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

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

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country / Territory Status Notes
United Kingdom Absent
North America
Mexico Present
South America
Brazil Present
Argentina Present
Venezuela Present
Australia Present
Fiji Present
Papua New Guinea Present
Solomon Islands Present
Cote d'Ivoire Present
Egypt Present
Ghana Present
Kenya Present
Malawi Present
Mozambique Present
Nigeria Present
Sudan Present
Tanzania Present
Togo Present
Uganda Present
Zambia Present
Benin Present
India Present
Indonesia Present
Iran Present
Israel Present
Jordan Present
Malaysia Present
Taiwan Present
Thailand Present
Yemen Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Glycine max

Major Hosts

  • Arachis hypogaea L.
  • Canavalia ensiformis (L.) Dc.
  • Glycine max (L.) Merr.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Phaseolus lunatus L.
  • Phaseolus mungo L.
  • Phaseolus vulgaris L.
  • Psophocarpus tetragonolobus (L.) Dc.
  • Salvia hispanica L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Stylosanthes guianensis (Aublet) Swartz
  • Tephrosia purpurea (L.) Pers.
  • Vicia faba L.
  • Voandzeia subterranea Thou. Ex Dc.
  • Fabaceae (family)
  • Plants (general)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Virus affecting legumes and some other hosts. At present of low importance to the UK as it appears to affect tropical bean species rather than species commonly grown in the UK, though soybeans may be at higher risk.

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