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UK Risk Register Details for Tomato mottle mosaic virus

This record was last updated on 15/11/2022

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)
  • Seeds

Common Pathways

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)
  • Seeds
  • Agricultural machinery
  • Plant waste

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Prohibition of key pathway, resistance of available tomato/pepper varieties.

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions

Regulation

Deregulation

Management By Industry

Targeted Survey

PRA

Contingency Plan

Publicity

Research

Distribution and Pest Details

Distribution

Country / Territory Status Notes
Europe
Netherlands Present (Unknown Distribution)
Italy Present
United Kingdom Absent
Spain Unknown
Czech Republic Present
North America
Mexico Present
United States Present
South America
Brazil Present
Africa
Mauritius Present
Asia
India Unknown
Japan Unknown
Vietnam Unknown
China Present
Iran Present
Israel Absent Eradicated

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

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Protected Solanaceae

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Capsicum frutescens L.
  • Cicer arietinum L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK PRA in preparation, EPPO PRA in preparation

Regulation and EPPO listing

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EPPO Alert

Actions Indicated

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Action

No statutory action

General Comments

A tobamovirus that is known to infect solanaceous crops (mainly tomato, peppers, and aubergine) with a scattered global distribution, but not detected in the UK. No evidence of significant economic impacts. Available commercial tomato varieties are considered to be resistant.

Further Information

Uncertainty

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Key uncertainty for pest

Whether ToMMV is seed-borne or not, and the current status of the virus in Spain and Israel.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

Risk Records for this Pest