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UK Risk Register Details for Tobacco mild green mosaic virus

This record was last updated on 08/01/2021

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 (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

Common Pathways

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)
  • Seeds
  • Manufactured plant products

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 non quarantine pest (Great Britain).



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country / Territory Status Notes
United Kingdom Absent
France Present
Germany Present
Italy Present
Portugal Present (Limited) Madeira
Spain Present (Limited) Canary Islands
North America
United States Present
South America
Venezuela Present
Australia Present
Tunisia Present
Iran Present
Israel Present
South Korea Present
Taiwan Present
Central America
Panama Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

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Capsicum, Solanum lycopersicum

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum L.
  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Capsicum chinense Jacq./L.
  • Ervatamia divaricata (L.) Burk.
  • Eryngium planum L.
  • Impatiens L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Nicotiana glauca Graham
  • Nicotiana tabacum L.
  • Osteospermum L.
  • Petunia Juss.
  • Petunia integrifolia (Hook.) Schinz & Thell.
  • Rhoeo spathacea (Sw.) Stearn
  • Torenia fournieri Linden Ex Fourn.
  • Calibrachoa
  • Gesneriaceae (family)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2012)

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Regulated non quarantine pest (Great Britain).

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Virus pest of tomatoes, peppers and other plants.