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A day of lectures on Xylella diseases in Taiwan and Brazil organized by CNR-IPSP in Bari

The CNR-Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection, coordinator of POnTE Project Consortium, organized on April 14, two lectures with renowned international expert on the subject of Xylella fastidiosa. In the first talk, Prof. Tsai Chi-Wei, from the Department of Entomology at the National Taiwan University of Taipei (Taiwan), focused his attention on the occurrence and potential vectors of Pierce’s disease, […]

A session on Xylella fastidiosa in the Euro-Mediterranean presented at the annual meeting of FAO Commission on Phytosanitary Measures

The 11th annual meeting of the FAO Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM), which serves as the governing body of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), was recently held at FAO headquarter in Rome. The event brought together senior plant health specialists from 182 contracting parties as well as a number of other international organizations and the private […]

EFSA releases a scientific opinion on the EU control strategy against Xylella fastidiosa

The Panel on Plant Health of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has released an official opinion addressing the principal questions concerning the EU control strategy against the dreadful pathogen Xylella fastidiosa. The document, entitled ‘Scientific opinion on four statements questioning the EU control strategy against Xylella fastidiosa’ has been published on 31, March in the current issue of EFSA Journal, […]

BIOCONTROL 2016: 3rd International Symposium on Biological Control of Plant Bacterial Diseases

The 3rd International Symposium on Biological Control of Plant Bacterial Diseases ”BIOCONTROL 2016” will be held in Belgrade, Serbia, from 11 to 13 of April, 2016. This Symposium will create an excellent opportunity to present and discuss the latest research results and developments in the growing fields of biological control of bacterial plant diseases and […]

POnTE will be present at the FAO-IPPC-CIHEAM workshop on Xylella fastidiosa

An International Workshop on Xylella fastidiosa and the Olive Quick Decline Syndrome (OQDS) will be organized from the 19th to the 22nd of April 2016 in Bari, Italy, by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) as well as the Near-East Plant Protection Organization (NEPPO), the European and Mediterranean Plant […]

Bari will held an International workshop on Xylella fastidiosa and the Olive Quick Decline Syndrome

Will be held in Bari (Italy), from 19th to 22th April 2016, an International Workshop on Xylella fastidiosa and the Olive Quick Decline Syndrome (OQDS). Following the outbreaks of X. fastidiosa associated to the olive quick decline syndrome (OQDS) in Apulia (Italy), the National Plant Protections Organizations of the North-African and Near East countries have strongly […]

SASA.GOV.UK | SASA announces its participation in POnTE

SASA is pleased to announce that it is a partner in a 4 year EU Horizon 2020 project (POnTE) to investigate 4 major plant pests threatening Europe Horizon 2020 is the EUs Framework Programme for Research and Innovation and POnTE’s 25 partners will receive € 6.8 million over 4 years to develop early detection and […]

AGRITEST.IT | Sustain management of emerging diseases and alien pests

Reinforcing the Agritest commitment in enhancing the economical value of scientific findings by research partnerships, the POnTE project will lead to the improvement of our Xylella fastidiosa diagnostics to support agro-system sustainability. Since the beginning of the Apulia outbreak of Xylella fastidiosa, and under our long-standing technology transfer agreement with the University of Bari DiSSPA […]

IAS.CSIC.ES | Investigadores del IAS participan en el Proyecto POnTE

Article in original language El CSIC a través de sus investigadores en el Instituto de Agricultura Sostenible: B. B. Landa, J. A. Navas-Cortés y P. Zarco; y del Instituto de Ciencias Agrarias: A. Fereres Y A. Moreno, participa en un nuevo proyecto europeo de la convocatoria “SUSTAINABLE FOOD SECURITY H2020-SFS-2014-2015 SFS-03a-2014: Native and alien pests […]