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Vaccinium from Canada - commodity risk assessment


Although written following the Canadian format, this assessment is for the UK, written by a visiting scientist to the Canadian NPPO.

This assessment has considered the pest status of bacteria and phytoplasmas, fungi, viruses, nematodes, insects, mites, and molluscs reported on blueberry plants (Vaccinium angustifolium, V. ashei (or V. virgatum), V. corymbosum, V. darrowii, V. elliottii, V. myrtilloides) in Canada. Appendix 1 provides a list of pests potentially associated with blueberry plants from Canada. From those pests listed in Appendix 1, 39 pests associated with blueberry plants from Canada have been identified as potential Quarantine Pests.


  • Vaccinium


  • Vaccinium
  • Vaccinium angustifolium
  • Vaccinium corymbosum
  • Vaccinium darrowii
  • Vaccinium myrtilloides
  • Vaccinium virgatum


Type File Size
Pest Risk Analysis Download 3,33MB

PRA Area

  • United Kingdom