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UK Risk Register Details for Chilli veinal mottle virus

This record was last updated on 30/05/2024

Common Names

  • Chilli veinal mottle virus

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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

Common Pathways

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

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 4
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

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Prohibition of key pathway. Regulated quarantine pest (Great Britain).



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 4
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



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country / Territory Status Notes
United Kingdom Absent
Italy Present (Limited) Under eradication in glasshouse
Tanzania Present
Uganda Present
China Present
India Present
Indonesia Present
Malaysia Present
North Korea Present
Pakistan Present
Philippines Present
South Korea Present
Sri Lanka Present
Taiwan Present
Thailand Present
Vietnam Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Protected Solanaceae

Major Hosts

  • Buddleia crispa Benth. Ex Wall.
  • Capsicum L.
  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Capsicum baccatum var. baccatum L.
  • Capsicum chinense Jacq./L.
  • Capsicum frutescens L.
  • Commelina L.
  • Datura innoxia Mill.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Nicotiana tabacum L.
  • Physalis floridana Rydb. In Small
  • Solanum aethiopicum L./Torner
  • Solanum nigrum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2022)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest (Great Britain)

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


Statutory action against findings in Great Britain

General Comments

Virus of solanaceous plants, particularly pepper, native to Asia, but detected elsewhere including Italy. Import requirements for solanaceous plants help to mitigate the risk of introduction from outside Europe.

Further Information


  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

If the pest has been completely eradicated in Italy or is still present in a restricted distribution


Current distribution






UK distribution

Risk Records for this Pest