The contributions of POnTE and XF-ACTORS research at the European Congress of Entomology (ECE 2018)

The European Congress of Entomology (ECE) 2018 was held on 2-6 July 2018 at Naples, Italy. The ECE 2018 organised by the Società Entomologica Italiana and the Accademia Nazionale Italiana di Entomologia was an important opportunity to exchange ideas about all aspects of entomology, gathering together 945 registered attendees from 65 countries. A total of […]

Researchers from POnTE and XF-ACTORS speakers at the plant pathology’s leading event ICPP 2018 in Boston

The International Congress on Plant Pathology 2018 (ICPP 2018) is currently being held in Boston. Organised by the International Society of Plant Pathology and the The American Phytopathological Society, the event, this year dedicated to “Plant Health in the Global Economy”, is considered the world’s leading conference dedicated to plant pathology. Leading experts from around […]

Dr. Saldarelli (CNR-IPSP) presents POnTE and XF-ACTORS research on Xylella fastidiosa at AIT Seminar Series in Tulln

The 2018 Seminar Series, organised by the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) Health & Bioresources Center in Tulln, features lectures and discussions with leading scientists referring to AIT research fields. On June 7, 2018 Dr. Pasquale Saldarelli, Researcher at CNR-Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection (Bari, Italy), will give an invited lecture on “Xylella fastidiosa in […]

POnTE will be present at 2019 BIOCONTROL Symposium on Biological Control of Bacterial Plant Diseases

The 4th International Symposium on Biological Control of Bacterial Plant Diseases, will be held in Viterbo, Italy from 9th – 11th July 2019, to meet and discuss the latest research results and developments in the biocontrol of bacterial plant diseases. BIOCONTROL 2019 will focus on the main scientific, technical and political aspects related to the […]

POnTE Project presented at the EU AgriResearch Conference in Brussels

From Wednesday, 2 May, 2018 to Thursday, 3 May, 2018 the European Commission organized in Le Charlemagne, (Brussels, Belgium) the EU AgriResearch Conference “Innovating for the future of farming and rural communities”. The event assembled over 500 people scientists, farmers, rural communities, industry, advisors, policy-makers, citizens and NGO representatives who wished to learn about EU agriculture and rural R&I activities […]

POnTE Project was presented at the Conference “Analysis, planning and financing in a framework of Green Economy” held in Serbia

POnTE Project was presented at the Conference and Meeting “Analysis, planning and financing in a framework of Green Economy”, held in the Chamber of Commerce of Serbia, Belgrade on 5th of February. During her talk, she mentioned POnTE Project and presented aims of the POnTE Project to an audience of different sectors. There were approximately 35 participants […]

H2020-funded research on Xylella fastidiosa presented at the EuroXanth COST Annual Conference in Coimbra

The 1st Annual Conference of the EuroXanth COST Action (CA16107) “Integrating science on Xanthomonadaceae for integrated plant disease management in Europe”  was held from 13 to 15 December 2017, in the historic city of Coimbra, Portugal, famous for one of the oldest universities of Europe, already recognised as a UNESCO cultural heritage. Researchers from all […]

POnTE Project researchers at the Meeting on Plant Protection in Serbia

The Plant Protection Society of Serbia organized the 14th Meeting on Plant Protection in the Zlatibor mountain resort, Serbia, from the 27th of November to the 1st of December 2017. This traditional national plant protection conference gathered more than 500 participants (researchers, farmers, company representatives, students and media) interested in gaining first-hand and up-to-date knowledge […]

First International Congress for plant protection in Mediterranean Ecosystems – Call for abstracts

The first International Congress for plant protection in Mediterranean Ecosystems will be organized in July 2018 in Montpellier from 16th to 20th. The deadline for the submission of scientific contributions is the 15th of December. The focus of the Congress Research developed around the Mediterranean basin cannot disregard the complexity of the processes involved in […]

POnTE and XF-ACTORS ready for their joint annual meeting in Palma de Mallorca

The 2017 Annual Meeting of POnTE and XF-ACTORS Projects will be held on 15‒16 November 2017, at the University of the Balearic Islands, in Palma de Mallorca (Spain), following the EFSA conference, to be held from 13 to 15 November 2017. The conference is being organised jointly by EFSA, the University of the Balearic Islands, the Euphresco network […]

Participation of POnTE researchers at the XI Symposium of Serbian Entomologists

POnTE researchers of the University of Belgrade-Faculty of Agriculture participated at the XI Symposium of Serbian Entomologists with international participation, held at the teaching base “Goč” – Touristic complex “Piramida” on Goč Mountain in Serbia from 17 to 21 September 2017. Dr. Dušanka Jerinić-Prodanović presented the results of research on “Leaf psyllids (Hemiptera, Psylloidea) collected […]

POnTE researchers visit the demarcated area for Xylella fastidiosa in mainland Spain

On 28 September 2017, the Regional Government of Comunitat Valenciana and the Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias (IVIA) organized the conference “Current situation and perspectives of the diseases caused by Xylella fastidiosa in the Mediterranean Basin” in Valencia, Spain. This conference raised a lot of interest among stakeholders and it was massively followed by live streaming. […]

POnTE research presented at the 23rd Congress of the Italian Phytopathological Society in Piacenza

The 23rd Congress of the Italian Phytopathological Society (SiPaV) took place in Piacenza, Italy, from 4 to 6 October 2017. The event, which brought together Italian pathologists and important international guests for the 25th consecutive year, was organized by the Department of Sustainable Plant Production Sciences (DIPROEVS) of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of […]

“Current situation and perspectives of the diseases caused by Xylella fastidiosa in the Mediterranean basin”: a symposium in Valencia

On 28 September 2017, the Regional Government of Comunitat Valenciana (Conselleria d’Agricultura, Medi Ambient, Canvi Climàtic i Desenvolupament Rural) and the Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias (IVIA) will organize a conference on Xylella fastidiosa in Valencia, Spain, under the title “Current situation and perspectives of the diseases caused by Xylella fastidiosa in the Mediterranean Basin”. […]

CSIC researchers invited to talk about the current situation of Xylella at the event organized by Cajasur in Cordóba

A dissemination event aiming at presenting the current situation of Xylella fastidiosa in Spain to farmers and the general public will be held on 20 September, in Cordóba. The event has been organized by Cajasur, a Spanish Credit Union, whose clients mainly come from the agricultural sector and particularly from the olive, grapes, citrus and […]

A symposium lecture on Xylella will be given by D. Boscia at the event organized by the XylVec Project in Slovenia

A mini symposium on Xylella fastidiosa, organized by the National Institute of Biology (NIB), will be held in Marezige, Slovenia on 4 October 2017.. The event is included in the activities of the Slovenian National project XylVec (“Development of methods and procedures for the rapid detection and management of bacterial diseases caused by Xylella fastidiosa […]

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 […]

POnTE research on Xylella-olive interaction will be presented at “Effectome-Resistance” workshop in Banyuls sur Mer

A workshop entitled “Deciphering plant-microbe interactions for sustainable crop production” will be held from  12 to  15  September 2017, in Banyuls sur Mer, France. The event is jointly organized by «Effectome» and «Resistance», two French scientific networks, coordinated by INRA, Montpellier, INRA, Toulouse and in collaboration with the EuroXanth COST Action (CA 16107) “Integrating science on Xanthomonadaceae for integrated […]

EFSA has released the official program of the Mallorca International conference on Xylella fastidiosa

EFSA has released the official program of the “European conference on Xylella fastidiosa: finding answers to a global problem”,  to be held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, on 13‒15 November 2017. The conference is being organised jointly by EFSA, the University of the Balearic Islands, the Euphresco network for phytosanitary research coordination and funding, the EU Horizon 2020 projects POnTE and XF-ACTORS, […]

POnTE research on hemipteran vectors presented at HPIS 2017 organised by CSIC in Madrid

The 3rd Hemipteran-Plant Interaction Symposium (HPIS 2017) was held in Madrid, Spain, at the CSIC main campus on June 4‒8, 2017. This interdisciplinary forum brought together 230 researchers from more than 30 different countries from all over the world who covered a broad range of topics about plant-hemipteran-pathogen interactions. Hemipterans are probably the most damaging […]