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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 […]

Research on Xylella presented at the XXIV National Congress of the Italian Phytopathological Society (SIPaV)

The XXIV National Congress of the Italian Phytopathological Society (SIPaV) was held in Ancona from 5 to 7 September 2018 . The congress was organized by the Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences (D3A) of the Polytechnic University of Marche. The rich program of the event, organized into eight sessions, plus some satellite events, […]

Genetic variation of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ haplotype C and identification of a novel haplotype from Trioza urticae and stinging nettle

Phytopathology | August 2018, Volume 108, Number 8 Pages 925-934 | https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-12-17-0410-R Authors M. Haapalainen (1), J. Wang (1), S. Latvala (2), M. T. Lehtonen (3), M. Pirhonen (1), and A. I. Nissinen (2) Affiliations (1) University of Helsinki, Department of Agricultural Sciences, P.O. Box 27, FI-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland. (2) Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Natural Resources, Tietotie, FI-31600 Jokioinen, Finland. (3) Finnish Food Safety Authority […]

Landscape epidemiology of CaLsol in Finland, keeping one foot in the furrow

From 9 to 12 July 2018, Antonio Vicent (IVIA) and Wopke van der Werf (WUR) visited Anne Nissinen and her colleagues at LUKE in Jokioinen, Finland in a collaboration between WP8 (risk assessment) and WP9 (integrated disease management) within the PonTE project. The purpose of the get-together was to discuss methods and approaches for analysing […]