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Published on Jul 15, 2019 09:01 am 

The POnTE training course Xylella fastidiosa and CaLsol successfully held at the Faculty of Agriculture, Belgrade

The POnTE training course “The theoretical and practical training on the detection of Xylella fastidiosa and Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum” was held at the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Agriculture (Serbia) from June 24 to June 26, 2019. The Training was organized through the EU H2020 funded project “Pest Organisms Threatening Europe”–POnTE, and was given […]
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Published on Jun 27, 2019 11:13 am 

A lattice model to manage the vector and the infection of the Xylella fastidiosa on olive trees

Nature Scientific Reports, 9(1), 8723 (2019). Authors Annalisa Fierro 1 , Antonella Liccardo 2 , Francesco Porcelli 3 Affiliations 1 Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) – Institute Superconductors, oxides and other innovative materials and devices (SPIN), Napoli, Italy. 2 Physics Department, Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”, Napoli, Italy. Istituto Nazionale Fisica Nucleare […]
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Published on May 31, 2019 05:10 am 

IPPC Guide to Pest Risk Communication

Published by FAO on behalf of the Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Abstract This guide was created under the auspices of the IPPC Secretariat as a component of the IPPC National Phytosanitary Capacity Building Strategy, which was adopted by the fifth session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) (2010) of the […]
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Published on May 21, 2019 07:27 am 

NEWSLETTER | ISSUE 92 | May 21, 2019

POnTE NEWSLETTER | ISSUE 92 | May 21, 2019  is available at this link.
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Recent posts

Collection of data and information on biology and control of vectors of Xylella fastidiosa
EFSA updates the pest risk assessment on Xylella fastidiosa in the European Union
New insights into the genetic diversity of the bacterial plant pathogen ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ as revealed by a new multilocus sequence analysis scheme
ACLI RACALE announces the congress “Resilienza: Xylella research talks to people”, to be held in Salento, in September 2019
EUPHRESCO network releases the final report of the PROMODE Project on monitoring and detection of Xylella fastidiosa
A new variant of Xylella fastidiosa subspecies multiplex detected in different host plants in the recently emerged outbreak in the region of Tuscany, Italy

Recent updates from XF-ACTORS Project

Jul 04, 2019 06:29 am | XF-ACTORS

Authors: Annalisa Fierro; Antonella Liccardo; Francesco Porcelli. Published: June 19, 2019 Abstract: Since October 2013 a new devastating plant disease, known as Olive Quick Decline Syndrome, has been killing most of the olive trees distributed in Apulia, South Italy. Xylella fastidiosa pauca ST53 is the plant pathogenic bacterium responsible for the disease, and the adult […]

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Jul 03, 2019 05:41 am | XF-ACTORS

An intense program of dissemination events and conferences for the consortium XF-ACTORS next week. Representatives of the XF-ACTORS and PonTE consortia will attend and contribute to the program of the following events: – WG4 meeting “Disease Management – Vector Control” of the COST ACTION EUROXANTH in Viterbo (Italy) – July 8, 2019 –  4th International […]

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Jun 28, 2019 09:01 am | XF-ACTORS

Citizen scientists have provided a wealth of new data on a curious insect that makes blobs of spittle on plants. More than 11,000 sightings of the spittlebug, or froghopper, have been recorded across the UK, with the south of England proving a stronghold. The information will be used to prepare for the threat of the […]

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Jun 25, 2019 06:01 am | XF-ACTORS

The NPPO of Israel recently informed the EPPO Secretariat of the first record of Xylella fastidiosa (EPPO A2 List) on its territory. During a survey carried out in 2017-2018, a few symptomatic almond (Prunus dulcis) trees were discovered and subsequently eradicated. More recently, symptomatic almond trees were discovered in 3 adjacent commercial orchards in the […]

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Jun 03, 2019 07:03 am | XF-ACTORS

A technical seminar on the main implications for the nursery industry of the new Plant Health Regime that will be applicable from 14 December 2019, were presented on June 1st at Vivai Capitanio (Monopoli, Italy) within the annual event organized by ANVE and several partners.

The post The new EU Plant Health regime: main changes foreseen in the EU Regulation 2016/2031 appeared first on XF-ACTORS.

May 31, 2019 10:46 am | XF-ACTORS

A 3-day course has been organized this week by the Apulian association of agronomist to provide critical information and share relevant scientific background with agronomists and farm advisories operating in the Xylella-demarcated and pest-free areas of this region. Lectures and practical demonstrations on the main aspects characterizing the bacterium and its vectors involve the major […]

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