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Live streaming of International Workshop on Xylella fastidiosa

Will be held in Valenzano (Bari, Italy), from 19th to 22th April 2016, an International Workshop on Xylella fastidiosa and the Olive Quick Decline Syndrome (OQDS). The International meeting is organized jointly by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), Near-East Plant Protection Organization (NEPPO), European Plant Protection Organization (EPPO), International Centre for Advanced […]

EFSA: Xylella fastidiosa is responsible for the olive disease in Italy

On March 29 2016, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published an External Scientific Report on investigations into the host range of X. fastidiosa CoDiRO carried out in Apulia over the past couple of years. Scientists from the Italian National Research Council (Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection) exposed varieties of major perennial crops to the bacterium through […]

IVIA announces its participation to POnTE Project

Article in original language El proyecto ‘POnTE’, el primer gran proyecto transnacional de investigación financiado por la Comisión Europea para avanzar en la lucha contra la bacteria ‘Xylella fastidiosa’, que ha desatado la alarma entre los productores de aceite europeos ya que en Italia ya ha arrasado miles de olivos. En este proyecto Horizonte 2020 […]

POnTE project presented at workshop about forest management planning in Serbia

POnTE EU project was presented at workshop “Economic aspects of forest management & planning” about forest management planning in circumstances of Climate Changes. The meeting was held in Karakusa (Serbia) from 24th to 26th of February. During her talk about “Improve the current way of making the economic financial analysis in Forest Management Plans”, Dr. […]

The dangers of Xylella fastidiosa

The potential impact of a Xylella outbreak in the UK is difficult to predict due to the existence of multiple subspecies of the bacterium, the unknown effect of UK weather and the occurrence of susceptible plants and insects that spread the disease. Should an outbreak occur in the UK, the outcome could be devastating for […]

NIBIO announces its participation to POnTE Project

NIBIO announces its participation to POnTE Project POnTE is a four-year research project funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme (2014-2020), call SFS-03a-2014: Sustainable food production systems-Native and alien pests in agriculture and forestry. The Project focused on the investigation of genetics, biology, epidemiology, vector ecology and economic impacts of three pathosystems […]

UniBA partner del Consorzio Internazionale di Ricerca POnTE

Article in original language.  Progetto quadriennale finanziato dalla Commissione Europea L’Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, rappresentata dal Dipartimento di Scienze del suolo, della pianta e degli alimenti (DISSPA), il cui referente scientifico è il prof. Francesco Porcelli,è partner del Consorzio Internazionale di ricerca POnTE, impegnato nello sviluppo di un progetto quadriennale, finanziato dalla […]

Questions and Answers regarding Xylella fastidiosa

To know more about the actions taken by the EU against Xylella fastidiosa and the map of outbreaks reported in the EU, it is useful to take a look to the following link: http://ec.europa.eu/food/plant/plant_health_biosecurity/legislation/emergency_measures/xylella-fastidiosa/index_en.htm Besides it is also possible to consult the list of demarcated areas established in the Union territory for the presence of […]