Rapid assessment of the need for a detailed Pest Risk Analysis for Trichodorus cedarus Yokoo
Summary and conclusion of rapid assessment
Likelihood of entry is: moderately likely with moderate uncertainty. There have only been four interceptions in the UK. However it may have previously avoided detection.
Likelihood of establishment is: moderately likely outdoor and likely in protected conditions.
Economic impact is expected to be: moderate with high uncertainty. However the biology of this species has not been studied, consequently its virus-vector capability and potential economic impact in the UK is unknown.
Endangered area: ornamentals grown in protected conditions.
Risk management: Options available for interceptions include destruction; re-export; and thorough root washing and repotting in sterile growing media, with the collection and treatment of washings. Granular treatments (e.g. oxymyl) are available for pest management in protected ornamentals.
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