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UK Risk Register Details for Tomato ringspot virus

This record was last updated on 16/07/2023

Common Names

  • chlorosis mosaic of raspberry
  • chlorosis of pelargonium
  • crumbly fruit of raspberry
  • decline of raspberry
  • eola rasp leaf of cherry
  • peach yellow bud mosaic
  • ringspot of tomato
  • stem pitting of prunus
  • stub head of gladiolus
  • stunt of gladiolus
  • union necrosis of apple
  • yellow blotch curl of raspberry
  • yellow bud mosaic of peach
  • yellow vein of grapevine

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

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)
  • Seeds
  • nematodes

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

Regulated non quarantine pest (Great Britain). Regulated quarantine pest (Northern Ireland). EPPO A2



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



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



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country / Territory Status Notes
Croatia Present
France Present
Germany Present
Lithuania Present
Slovakia Present
United Kingdom Present (Unknown Distribution)
Belgium Present
Netherlands Present Present, findings in species of Iris germanica and Phlox stolonifera ornamental plants for planting.
Poland Present
Belarus Present
Russia Present
Türkiye Present
North America
Mexico Present
Canada Present
United States Present
South America
Brazil Present
Colombia Present
Chile Present
Peru Present
Venezuela Present
Fiji Present
New Zealand Present
Nigeria Present
Egypt Present
Togo Present
India Present
China Present
Iran Present
Japan Present
Jordan Present
South Korea Present
Oman Present
Pakistan Present
Taiwan Present
Central America
Puerto Rico Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

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Major Hosts

  • Fragaria ananassa (F. x ananassa) Duch.
  • Fraxinus americana L.
  • Gladiolus L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Malus Mill.
  • Pelargonium L'Herit. Ex Ait.
  • Pelargonium x hortorum L.H.Bailey
  • Prunus L.
  • Prunus avium ssp./var. avium L.
  • Prunus domestica ssp. domestica L.
  • Prunus dulcis var. dulcis (Mill.) D.A.Webb
  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Punica granatum L.
  • Ribes nigrum L.
  • Ribes uva-crispa Linnaeus
  • Rubus L.
  • Rubus idaeus L.
  • Rubus laciniatus (West.) Willd.
  • Rubus nessensis W.Hall
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Stellaria media (L.) Vill./Cyr.
  • Taraxacum officinale Weber In Wiggers
  • Vaccinium corymbosum L.
  • Vitis vinifera L.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2018)

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Regulated non quarantine pest (Great Britain). Regulated quarantine pest (Northern Ireland). EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

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Statutory action on specified hosts in Great Britain. Statutory action against findings in Northern Ireland.

General Comments

Regulated virus of certain ornamental, fruit and glasshouse crops, believed to be present at low levels in the UK. Regulatory aim is to protect crops which could suffer economic impacts.

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