Draft Genome Sequence Resources of Three Strains (TOS4, TOS5, and TOS14) of Xylella fastidiosa Infecting Different Host Plants in the Newly Discovered Outbreak in Tuscany, Italy
Phytopathology | https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-04-19-0108-A Authors Annalisa Giampetruzzi 1 , Giusy D’Attoma 2 , Stefania Zicca 2 , Raied Abou Kubaa 2 , Domenico Rizzo 3 , Donato Boscia 2 , Pasquale Saldarelli 2 , and Maria Saponari 2 Affiliations 1 Dipartimento di Scienze del Suolo della Pianta e degli Alimenti, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo […]
Authors: Daniele Cornara; Anna Markheiser; Marina Morente Díaz; Nicola Bodino. Published: July 2019 Abstract: The Gram-negative bacterium Xylella fastidiosa causes disease in a number of important crops and plants within natural ecosystems. Most notable among these diseases are Pierce’s disease of grapevine, Citrus Variegated Chlorosis, Almond Leaf Scorch, Oleander Leaf Scorch and Olive Quick Decline […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.