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Successful achievement of the meeting “Xylella fastidiosa, an unpredictable threat? Technical and scientific advances in disease control” held in Valencia

Phytoma-España and the Conselleria de Agricultura, Medio Ambiente, Cambio Climático and Desarrollo Rural de la Comunitat Valenciana co-organized the International Meeting “Xylella fastidiosa, an unpredictable threat? Technical and scientific advances in disease control”, which was held on 12 and 13 December at the University of Valencia, Valencia (Spain). The Meeting was attended by some of […]

Estimating mortality rates of European ash (Fraxinus excelsior) under the ash dieback (Hymenoscyphus fraxineus) epidemic

Plants, People, Planet, 1(1), 48-58 Authors Tim L. R. Coker (1), Jiří Rozsypálek (2), Anne Edwards (3), Tony P. Harwood (4), Louise Butfoy (4), Richard J. A. Buggs (1, 5) Affiliations 1. Jodrell Laboratory,  Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond, UK 2. Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Mendel University, Brno, Czech Republic 3. John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, UK 4. Kent County Council ‐ County Emergency Centre, Invicta House, […]

A new outbreak of Xylella fastidiosa found in Tuscany (Italy)

The Regional Phytosanitary Service of Tuscany (Italy), within the framework of its official Xylella fastidiosa monitoring campaign, discovered for the first time in the region, in the promontory of Argentario, an outbreak of the bacterium. Preliminary investigations have revealed that the strain detected could belong to the subspecies multiplex, so far never found in Italy, […]

POnTE Project researchers at the 15th Meeting on Plant Protection in Serbia

The Plant Protection Society of Serbia Plant Protection Society of Serbia organized the 15th Meeting on Plant Protection in the Zlatibor mountain resort, Serbia, on 26‒30 November 2018. This national plant protection meeting is a traditional and unique event gathering a considerable number of participants (researchers, farmers, company representatives, students and media) interested in broadening their […]

POnTE: Main research achievements

A factsheets on the main results obtained from the POnTE Research Consortium was released in October 2018, prepared by the communication and dissemination team, led by the University of Belgrade (Serbia), in collaboration with CNR-IPSP (Italy).

“Xylella fastidiosa, an unpredictable threat?” An International Conference next to be held in Valencia.

Phytoma-España and the Regional Ministry of Agriculture, Environment, Climate Change and Rural Development of the Valencian Community are organizing an international conference on ‘Xylella fastidiosa, an unpredictable threat? Technical and scientific breakthroughs in disease control’ in Valencia, Spain on the 12th and 13th of December 2018. The main objectives of the conference are to share […]

Xylella fastidiosa in olive in Apulia: where we stand

Phytopathology. 2018 Oct 30. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-08-18-0319-FI. [Epub ahead of print] Authors Saponari M1, Giampetruzzi A2, Loconsole G3, Boscia D4, Saldarelli P5. Affiliations 1. Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto per la Protezione Sostenibile delle Piante, Sede Secondaria di Bari, Bari, Italy 2. Università degli Studi di Bari, Dipartimento di Scienze del Suolo, della Pianta e degli Alimenti, Bari, Italy Abstract A […]

Anticipating and understanding new Xylella fastidiosa epidemics across European landscapes; insights from remote sensing and network analysis

Phytopathology | 108 (10S): S1 305 | ICPP 2018 Abstracts of Concurrent Session Presentations | https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-108-10-S1.240 Authors P. S. A. Beck (1), C. Camino González (2), R. Calderón Madrid (2), A. Hornero Luque (2), R. Hernández-Clemente (3), T. Kattenborn (4), M. Montes Borrego (2), L. Susca (5), M. Morelli (6), V. González (2), P. North (3), C. J. Carstens […]

Evaluation of the impact of Hymenoscyphus fraxineus in ash stands in Serbia

IFE+ ELMIAS Ash and Elm, and IUFRO WP 7.02.01 Root and Stem Rots Conference (LIFE – IUFRO) 26 August – 1 September 2018, Uppsala and Visby, Sweden Authors Nenad Keča*, Ljiljana Keča Affiliations University of Belgrade, Faculty of Forestry, RS-11030, Belgrade, Serbia Abstract Oral Presentation The ash dieback was for the first time reported in Serbia on  Fraxinus excelsior […]