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UK Risk Register Details for Stenocarpella maydis

This record was last updated on 11/05/2022

Common Names

  • Leaf spot of maize
  • Maize stalk rot
  • Maize white ear rot
  • Seedling blight of maize
  • Stalk rot of maize
  • White ear rot of maize

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Seeds

Common Pathways

  • show / hide
  • Seeds

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
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 Present (Unknown Distribution)
Czech Republic Present
Italy Present
Serbia Present
Spain Present
Austria Present
North America
Canada Present
Mexico Present
United States Present
South America
Argentina Present
Brazil Present
Ecuador Present
Australia Present
New Zealand Present
Congo (Brazzaville) Present
Congo (Democratic Rep.) Present
Ethiopia Present
Ghana Present
Kenya Present
Malawi Present
Nigeria Present
South Africa Present
[Kingdom of] eSwatini Present
Tanzania Present
Uganda Present
Zambia Present
Zimbabwe Present
China Present
India Present
Nepal Present
Pakistan Present
South Korea Present
Taiwan Present
Thailand Present
Central America
Belize Present
Honduras Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Zea mays

Major Hosts

  • Zea mays L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide


Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


Publicise with livestock industry

General Comments

Fungal pathogen of maize. Potential risk to maize production and this pest is involved in the production of mycotoxins, relevant for animal health. A PRA will help to better assess the risk to the UK.

Risk Records for this Pest