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Published on Jul 29, 2019 10:13 am 

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 | 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 […]
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Recent updates from XF-ACTORS Project

Sep 10, 2019 10:09 am | XF-ACTORS

Last Friday France’s agriculture ministry said that two decorative olive trees in the PACA region (southern France) were found to be infected with Xylella fastidiosa.  The two plants were one in Antibes and the other in Menton: the last one was infected by the same “pauca” subspecies of Xylella fastidiosa that has destroyed olive trees […]

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Jul 18, 2019 02:02 am | XF-ACTORS

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 […]

The post An overview on the worldwide vectors of Xylella fastidiosa appeared first on XF-ACTORS.

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 […]

The post A lattice model to manage the vector and the infection of the Xylella fastidiosa on olive trees appeared first on XF-ACTORS.

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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