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UK Risk Register Details for Tomato torrado virus

This record was last updated on 08/01/2021

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide

Common Pathways

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

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Industry production systems mitigate risk. Provisional quarantine pest (Great Britain)



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
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
Europe Present
Spain Present
United Kingdom Absent
Italy Present Transient, under eradication
Hungary Present
Poland Present
South America Present
Colombia Present
Oceania Present
Australia Present
South Africa Present
Central America
Panama Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum lycopersicum

Major Hosts

  • Amaranthus L.
  • Atriplex L.
  • Chenopodium L.
  • Datura stramonium L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Malva L.
  • Nicotiana glauca Graham
  • Polygonum L.
  • Solanum nigrum L.
  • Spergularia (Pers.) J. & C.Presl

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2015)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Provisional quarantine pest (Great Britain)

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


Statutory action to be taken against findings.

General Comments

Virus present in parts of Europe and beyond, spread by whiteflies, some species of which are known to be present in Europe. Industry production practices help to mitigate risk of introduction to UK glasshouses. Industry are breeding resistant varieties.

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