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“Current situation and perspectives of the diseases caused by Xylella fastidiosa in the Mediterranean basin”: a symposium in Valencia

On 28 September 2017, the Regional Government of Comunitat Valenciana (Conselleria d’Agricultura, Medi Ambient, Canvi Climàtic i Desenvolupament Rural) and the Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias (IVIA) will organize a conference on Xylella fastidiosa in Valencia, Spain, under the title “Current situation and perspectives of the diseases caused by Xylella fastidiosa in the Mediterranean Basin”. […]

A survey of CalSol in historical seed from collections of carrot and Apiaceae species

European Journal of Plant Pathology, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10658-017-1322-6 Wendy A. Monger, Colin J. Jeffries Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture (SASA), Edinburgh, UK ABSTRACT The occurrence of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ (Lso) was determined in commercial and wild species of the family Apiaceae, obtained from three seed collections held in the United Kingdom. The accessions dated from the 1970s and the seed had been sourced worldwide. […]

CSIC researchers invited to talk about the current situation of Xylella at the event organized by Cajasur in Cordóba

A dissemination event aiming at presenting the current situation of Xylella fastidiosa in Spain to farmers and the general public will be held on 20 September, in Cordóba. The event has been organized by Cajasur, a Spanish Credit Union, whose clients mainly come from the agricultural sector and particularly from the olive, grapes, citrus and […]

Xylella fastidiosa strain CoDiRO and olive: a transcriptome view of the interactions

First Joint-EFFECTOME-RESISTANCE network meeting, Banyuls sur Mer, France, 12-15 September, 2017. doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.893454 A. Giampetruzzi 1, M. Morelli 2, M. Saponari 2, G. Loconsole 1, M. Chiumenti 2, D. Boscia 2, V.N. Savino 1, G.P. Martelli 1, P. Saldarelli 2 1 Dipartimento di Scienze del Suolo, della Pianta e degli Alimenti (Di.S.S.P.A.) Università degli Studi di Bari […]

Cherry leaf scorching disease induced by Xylella: a descriptive section included in the new CABI book on cherries

‘Cherries: Botany, Production and Uses’ is a newly-released book dedicated to all professionals working in the cherry value chain. The publication, edited by J.Q. Garcia (INRA Bordeaux, France), A. Iezzoni, (Michigan State University, USA), J. Pulawska (Research Institute of Horticulture, Poland), G. Lang (Michigan State University, USA), has been published by CABI (Centre for Agriculture […]

A symposium lecture on Xylella will be given by D. Boscia at the event organized by the XylVec Project in Slovenia

A mini symposium on Xylella fastidiosa, organized by the National Institute of Biology (NIB), will be held in Marezige, Slovenia on 4 October 2017.. The event is included in the activities of the Slovenian National project XylVec (“Development of methods and procedures for the rapid detection and management of bacterial diseases caused by Xylella fastidiosa […]

J.A. Navas-Cortés will present POnTE research at the event “Current situation and new challenges in plant health” held in Jaén

The POnTE Project will be presented at the dissemination event “Situación actual y nuevos retos en sanidad vegetal” (i.e. “Current situation and new challenges in plant health”), organised by CITOLIVA and will be held in Torredelcampo (Jaén), Spain, from 26 to 28 September, 2017. Dr. Juan Antonio Navas-Cortés, a researcher at IAS-CSIC (Cordóba, Spain), will […]