[GTranslate] Google Translation POnTE EU project was presented at the informative meeting “Xylella: let’s take stock”, held at Bari University, Italy, on May 11, 2016. The event was organized by the Apulian section of the Italian Committee for the Investigation of Claims on the Pseudoscience (CICAP), to help clarify the current situation concerning Xylella outbreak […]
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The Horizon 2020 EMPHASIS Project (Effective management of Pests and Harmful Alien Species:Integrated Solutions) has recently launched a general online survey to understand and investigate further the current needs of stakeholders; in particular, in terms of the key pest threats, solutions applied to address them and likely shortcomings. This survey is addressed primarily to professional […]
Article in original language [GTranslate] El proyecto ‘POnTE’, el primer gran proyecto transnacional de investigación financiado por la Comisión Europea para avanzar en la lucha contra la bacteria Xylella fastidiosa, que ha desatado la alarma entre los productores de aceite europeos ya que en Italia ya ha arrasado miles de olivos. En este proyecto Horizonte […]
Article in original language [GTranslate] Alberto Fereres Castiel. Dr. Ingeniero Agrónomo. Profesor de Investigación en el Instituto de Ciencias Agrarias, CSIC Marina Morente Diaz. Licenciada en Ciencias Biológicas en el Instituto de Ciencias Agrarias, CSIC Abstracto La bacteria Xylella fastidiosa constituye una gran amenaza para toda la agricultura europea, no solo por su ya demostrada capacidad para producir […]
Metrosideros excelsa Sol. ex Gaertn., commonly known as “New Zealand Christmas tree”, a coastal evergreen tree in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae, that produces a brilliant display of red flowers, has been recently found susceptible to Xylella fastidiosa subsp. multiplex, in the European Union territory. According to this new finding, the EC Directorate General for Health and […]
The Italian Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies (MiPAAF) has declared which areas, within the national territory are free of Xylella fastidiosa (Wells et al.), with an official decree approved on February 18, 2016 and entered into force after its publication in the Official Journal of the Italian Republic, on March 5, 2016. According to this decision, the […]
POnTE NEWSLETTER | ISSUE 1 | May 06, 2016 is available at this link.
Today the Coordination Team of POnTE Consortium has officially released the first issue of a weekly e-newsletter thought to keep Project beneficiaries always updated on what is published on the web portal and on related social accounts. Starting from today, not only researchers directly involved in POnTE activities, but also all the subscribers that will join […]
Prof. Sandy Purcell, Emeritus Professor from the University of California at Berkeley is visiting Dr. Fereres‘ lab in Madrid from April 23rd to May 10th to help with the field survey of potential insect vectors of Xylella fastidiosa in Southern Spain. He will be giving a Seminar about the role of insect vectors on the […]
On Tuesday 10 May, the Spanish regional grower association AVA-ASAJA will organize the conference “Xylella fastidiosa and the fight against pests and diseases in the EU”. Dr Maria M. Lopez from IVIA, member of the POnTE consortium, will give a talk about the different diseases caused by Xylella from a global perspective, focusing not only […]