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A conference in Mallorca on “Xylella fastidiosa: from the global threat to the local situation”

A conference on Xylella fastidiosa, aiming at providing key information from global point of view to the local situation in Balearic Islands, will be held at the University of the Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca. The event, organised by INAGEA (Instituto de Investigaciones Agroambientales y de Economía del Agua), CSIC and FUEIB (Fundaciò Universitat Empresa de Les […]

Several subspecies and sequence types are associated with the emergence of Xylella in France

Plant Pathology, 2017. doi:10.1111/ppa.12695 N. Denancé1,2, B. Legendre2, M. Briand2, V. Olivier2, C. de Boisseson3, F. Poliakoff2, M.-A. Jacques1 1IRHS, INRA, AGROCAMPUS-Ouest, Université d’Angers, SFR4207 QUASAV, Beaucouzé, France. 2 Anses Laboratoire de la santé des végétaux, Angers Cedex 01, France. 3ANSES Ploufragan, Viral Genetics and Biosecurity, Ploufragan, France. Abstract Xylella fastidiosa is a plant pathogenic bacterium emerging in Europe. In France its emergence […]

Current protocols for detection of Xylella fastidiosa in host plants and vectors

The present manual describes the current protocols for serological and molecular detection of Xylella fastidiosa in host plants and vectors. The manual was realised on the occasion of the International Symposium on the European outbreak of Xylella fastidiosa in olive, organised on October 21-24, 2015 in Apulia Region. Credits CNR Istituto per la Protezione Sostenibile delle […]

CNR-IPSP contribution to the TAIEX program – an expert mission on Xylella detection in Belgrade

Within the framework of the EC TAIEX (Technical Assistance and Information Exchange) program, CNR-IPSP made its scientific contribution to delivering practical training on detection of Xylella fastidiosa with the application of the Real-Time PCR technique. Following a request from the Serbian Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection-Plant Protection Directorate, an expert mission on this task […]

Brisbane’s International forum: vigilance urged against Xylella fastidiosa

Experts from across the globe have come together on 17–19 May in Brisbane, Australia, to share knowledge and strengthen Australia’s defences against one of the world’s most devastating plant pests, Xylella fastidiosa. The 2017 International forum on Xylella fastidiosa has gathered together skilled experts from France, Italy, New Zealand, Taiwan, the United States, as well as […]

Ongoing research on Xylella in Apulia presented by M. Morelli at the University of Belgrade

The University of Belgrade, Faculty of Agriculture, within the framework of POnTE dissemination activities, hosted an invited lecture on “Xylella fastidiosa outbreak in Apulia and the attempt of research to counteract its spread” on May 15. The lecture was given by Dr. Massimiliano Morelli, a researcher at the CNR-Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection, Bari, and […]