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UK Risk Register Details for Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus

This record was last updated on 28/11/2022

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced with vector or finds vector

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

Common Pathways

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 48

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] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country / Territory Status Notes
Estonia Absent Pest eradicated.
Spain Present (Limited)
United Kingdom Absent
Slovakia Present (Limited) Actionable, under eradication.
Portugal Present (Limited)
Italy Present (Limited)
Greece Present
Tunisia Present (Limited)
Morocco Present
Seychelles Present (Limited)
India Present
Thailand Present
Pakistan Present
Bangladesh Present
Indonesia Present
Sri Lanka Present
Taiwan Present
Iran Present
China Present (Limited)
Philippines Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

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Solanum lycopersicum, Cucumis sativus

Major Hosts

  • Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn.
  • Calotropis procera (Ait.) R.Br./(L.) Dryand. Ex Ait.F.
  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Capsicum frutescens L.
  • Carica papaya L.
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
  • Crossandra infundibuliformis (Linnaeus) Nees
  • Cucumis melo L.
  • Cucumis melo var. flexuosus L.
  • Cucumis sativus L.
  • Cucurbita pepo L.
  • Cucurbita pepo var. giromontiina L.
  • Cucurbitaceae
  • Datura stramonium L.
  • Ecballium elaterium (L.) A.Rich.
  • Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk.
  • Glycine max (L.) Merr.
  • Hibiscus cannabinus L.
  • Lagenaria siceraria (Mol.) Standl.
  • Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb.
  • Luffa aegyptiaca Mill.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Momordica charantia L.
  • Papaver somniferum ssp. somniferum L.
  • Physalis minima L.
  • Ricinus communis L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum nigrum L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Sonchus oleraceus L.
  • Solanaceae (family)
  • Gossypium hirsutum

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Regulated quarantine pest. EPPO A2.

Actions Indicated

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Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Virus of cucurbits and solanaceous crops detected in parts of Europe including Spain and which could be damaging if introduced to UK glasshouses. The UK does not have the only known vector, the tobacco whitefly.