POnTE contributes to the launch of XF-ACTORS, the new H2020 Project on Xylella fastidiosa

On 14th-16th of November the IAMB (Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari, Italy) will host the Kick-off meeting of the Project “Xylella Fastidiosa Active Containment Through a multidisciplinary-Oriented Research Strategy (XF-ACTORS)”, funded under the H2020 Programme – EU. – Increasing production efficiency and coping with climate change, while ensuring sustainability and resilience – Topic SFS-09-2016 – Spotlight on critical outbreak of pests: the case of Xylella fastidiosa. The program of the meeting includes the active participation of the Coordinator and other representatives of the Consortium POnTE which will report the current status of the research on Xylella fastidiosa. After a brief overview given by Donato Boscia (CNR-IPSP),  the following speeches will introduce the sessions of the meeting dedicated to different project tasks of XF-ACTORS: