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UK Risk Register Details for Colletotrichum boninense

Please note: there are high levels of uncertainty associated with the risk scores for this pest.

This record was last updated on 24/05/2022

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)

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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 32

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 32

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country / Territory Status Notes
Netherlands Present
United Kingdom Unknown
North America
Mexico Present
United States Present
South America
Brazil Present
Australia Present
New Zealand Present
South Africa Present
Zimbabwe Present
China Present
Japan Present
Malaysia Present
South Korea Present
Taiwan Present
Vietnam Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

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Protected tomatoes and peppers

Major Hosts

  • Aucuba japonica Thunb.
  • Bletilla Rchb.F.
  • Camellia oleifera Abel
  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Capsicum frutescens L.
  • Cattleya Lindl.
  • Clivia miniata Regel
  • Coffea arabica L.
  • Coffea canephora Pierre Ex Froehner
  • Coptis Salisb.
  • Cucumis melo L.
  • Cymbidium Sw.
  • Dendrobium Sw.
  • Dracaena Vand. Ex L.
  • Eucalyptus L'Herit.
  • Euonymus japonicus Thunberg
  • Fragaria ananassa (F. x ananassa) Duch.
  • Hippeastrum Herb.
  • Leucospermum R.Br.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Manihot esculenta Crantz
  • Olea europaea Linnaeus
  • Oncidium Sw.
  • Pachira Aubl.
  • Passiflora edulis fo. flavicarpa Sims Deg.
  • Persea americana Mill.
  • Prunus mume Sieb. & Zucc.
  • Rosa chinensis Jacq.
  • Rubus rosifolius Smith
  • Crinum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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No statutory action

General Comments

There have been a number of interceptions of this fungal pathogen in the UK on a variety of hosts. It is unlikely to have severe impacts in the UK due to current industry management measures.

Further Information


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Key uncertainty for pest

Is C. boninense already present in the UK and not diagnosed to species level yet.


Current distribution






UK distribution

Risk Records for this Pest