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CITOLIVA presented the results of the POnTE Project to olive growers in Jaen

CITOLIVA organized a training conference in collaboration with the Interoleo Group. The leading experts showed the advances of the Vegetal Health in olive growing from 18 to 20 of September in Jaén. On the closing day, Blanca Landa, a researcher at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Córdoba, analyzed the current situation of Xylella  […]

A remarkable achievement of the seminar on Xylella fastidiosa organized by ANVE in Padova

The seminar “Xylella fastidiosa: law enforcement and its impact on the international market” was held in Padova at the 69th international hall for florovivaism, landscape architecture and green infrastructures (Flormart), moderated by Leonardo Capitanio, president of ANVE (National Association of Nurserymen Exporters), with the participation of the following speakers: Donato Boscia (International Research Consortia PONTE […]

A preparatory meeting for a worldwide symposium on Xylella fastidiosa held in Madrid at IOC headquarter

A preparatory meeting was held at the Madrid headquarters of the International Olive Council (IOC), from 6 to 7 September 2018, in view of a worldwide symposium on Xylella fastidiosa next to be organized jointly with FAO, CIHEAM, International Plant Protection Convention IPPC and European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization EPPO/OEPP. This upcoming global conference […]

Apulian experience in contrasting Xylella depicted at a workshop organized by FAO and ONSSA in Morocco

A workshop on “Prevention against the introduction of Xylella fastidiosa in Morocco” was held in Rabat, at the Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II, on 13-14 September 2018. The event organized by FAO, in collaboration with Office National de Sécurité Sanitaire des produits Alimentaires (ONSSA), with the aim of raising awareness of the risk that […]

Field experiments for the containment of the spread of Xylella fastidiosa in olive orchards

ORAL PRESENTATION | PROCEEDINGS OF XXIV SIPaV CONGRESS, ANCONA 2018 | https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1421712 Authors Dongiovanni C. (1); Di Carolo M. (1); Fumarola G. (1); Tauro D. (1); Ciniero A. (1); Altamura G. (2); Palmisano F. (1); Cavalieri V. (2) Affiliations (1) Centro di Ricerca, Sperimentazione e Formazione in Agricoltura “Basile Caramia”, Locorotondo, Bari, Italy (2) Consiglio Nazionale delle […]

Update of the Xylella spp. host plant database

EFSA Journal Volume16, Issue 9, e05408 | https://doi.org/10.2903/j.efsa.2018.5408 Authors European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Abstract Following a request from the European Commission, EFSA periodically updates the database on the host plants of Xylella spp. While previous editions of the database (2015 and 2016) dealt with the species Xylella fastidiosa only, this database version addresses the whole genus Xylella, including therefore both species X. fastidiosa and Xylella […]

Pierce’s Disease of grapevines: a review of control strategies and an outline of an epidemiological model

Frontiers in Microbiology, 12 September 2018 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.02141 Authors Ifigeneia Kyrkou1, Taneli Pusa2,3,4, Lea Ellegaard-Jensen1, Marie-France Sagot2,3 and Lars Hestbjerg Hansen1* Affiliations 1Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology, Department of Environmental Science, Aarhus University, Roskilde, Denmark. 2INRIA Grenoble Rhône-Alpes, Montbonnot-Saint-Martin, France. 3Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Évolutive, UMR 5558, CNRS, Université de Lyon, Université Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, France. 4Department of Computer, Automatic and […]