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Isolation and pathogenicity of Phytophthora species from poplar plantations in Serbia

Forests 2018, 9(6), 330 | doi: 10.3390/f9060330 Authors Ivan Milenković (1, 2)*, Nenad Keča (2), Dragan Karadžić (2), Zlatan Radulović (3), Justyna A. Nowakowska (4), Tomasz Oszako (5), Katarzyna Sikora (6), Tamara Corcobado (1) and Thomas Jung (1, 7) Affiliations (1) Phytophthora Research Centre, Mendel University in Brno, Zemědělská 1, 61300 Brno, Czech Republic (2) Faculty of Forestry, University of Belgrade, […]

Researchers from Forest Research have identified ash dieback on three new host species of tree in the UK

Three new tree and shrub species in the same family as ash (Oleaceae) have tested positive for ash dieback (Hymenoscyphus fraxineus) infection in the South of England. The disease was confirmed by the researchers of Forest Research, Great Britain’s principal organisation for forestry and tree related research, and a partner of the POnTE Project Consortium. […]

The contributions of POnTE and XF-ACTORS research at the European Congress of Entomology (ECE 2018)

The European Congress of Entomology (ECE) 2018 was held on 2-6 July 2018 at Naples, Italy. The ECE 2018 organised by the Società Entomologica Italiana and the Accademia Nazionale Italiana di Entomologia was an important opportunity to exchange ideas about all aspects of entomology, gathering together 945 registered attendees from 65 countries. A total of […]

Evaluation of the effect of Xylella fastidiosa on leaf ionome and calcium-related gene expression profiles of infected olive trees

POSTER PRESENTATION | Proceedings of 6th Xanthomonas Genomics and 2nd Annual EuroXanth Conference, 18-21 July 2018, Halle (Germany) | https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1323453 Authors Giusy D’Attoma (1,2), Leonardo De La Fuente (3), Pasquale Saldarelli (1), Raied Abou Kubaa (1), Massimiliano Morelli (1), Annalisa Giampetruzzi (2),  Maria Saponari (1), Donato Boscia (1), Vito Nicola Savino (2), Paul Cobine (4) Affiliations 1. […]

Continuous indoor rearing of Philaenus spumarius, the main European vector of Xylella fastidiosa

SHORT COMMUNICATION | Journal of Applied Entomology | https://doi.org/10.1111/jen.12553 Authors Marina Morente (1), Daniele Cornara (1), Aránzazu Moreno (1) Alberto Fereres (1) Affiliations (1) Instituto de Ciencias Agrarias, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, ICA‐CSIC Madrid, Spain Abstract Oral Presentation The phytosanitary emergence triggered by Xylella fastidiosa introduction in Europe urgently calls for research on its main vector, […]

Researchers from POnTE and XF-ACTORS speakers at the plant pathology’s leading event ICPP 2018 in Boston

The International Congress on Plant Pathology 2018 (ICPP 2018) is currently being held in Boston. Organised by the International Society of Plant Pathology and the The American Phytopathological Society, the event, this year dedicated to “Plant Health in the Global Economy”, is considered the world’s leading conference dedicated to plant pathology. Leading experts from around […]

Transmission of the CoDiRO strain of Xylella fastidiosa by different insect species

Proceedings of the XI European Congress of Entomology (ECE 2018), Naples, 2-6 July 2018 Authors Cavalieri Vincenzo (1); Dongiovanni Crescenza (2); Tauro Daniele (2); Altamura Giuseppe (1); Di Carolo Michele (2); Fumarola Giulio (2); Saponari Maria (1); Bosco Domenico (1, 3) Affiliations (1) Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche-Istituto per la Protezione Sostenibile delle Piante (CNR-IPSP), Sede Secondaria di Bari, 70126, Bari, Italy. (2) […]