J.A. Navas-Cortés will present POnTE research at the event “Current situation and new challenges in plant health” held in Jaén

The POnTE Project will be presented at the dissemination event “Situación actual y nuevos retos en sanidad vegetal” (i.e. “Current situation and new challenges in plant health”), organised by CITOLIVA and will be held in Torredelcampo (Jaén), Spain, from 26 to 28 September, 2017.

Dr. Juan Antonio Navas-Cortés, a researcher at IAS-CSIC (Cordóba, Spain), will present an overview of the current state of the art and the first achievements of POnTE activities, and specifically those related to Xylella fastidiosa and olive crops.

The lecture given by Dr. Navas-Cortés, entitled “Xylella fastidiosa: situación actual en Europa y avances del Proyecto POnTE (Plagas emergentes que amenazan Europa)” (i.e. “Xylella fastidiosa: current situation in Europe and progress of the POnTE Project (Emerging pests threatening Europe”) is scheduled for 26 September 2017, Jaén.

The event in Jaén will provide the results of R&D and innovation in the field of olive crop health.

For more information, please visit the official website or download the complete program, available at this link.