Researchers from POnTE Project contribute to the EuroXanth Core Group Meeting in Catania

A Core Group Meeting of the EuroXanth COST Action CA16107 has been organised at the Università degli Studi di Catania, Dipartimento di Agricoltura e Ambiente, in Sicily, Italy, on February 25-27, 2019. is approaching its midterm in April 2019. In order to plan the second half of this COST Action, dedicated to “Integrating science on Xanthomonadaceae for integrated plant disease management in […]

Second European conference on Xylella fastidiosa: how research can support solutions

The second scientific conference dedicated to the presentation and discussion of the main ongoing research into Xylella fastidiosa will be held in Ajaccio, Corsica, from 29-30 October 2019. A post-conference field visit will be organised on 31 October. Registration and the call for abstracts are now open. Latest results from European research projects dealing with X. […]

BIOCONTROL 2019 International Symposium on Biological Control of Bacterial Plant Diseases next to be held in Viterbo

BIOCONTROL 2019, the 4th International Symposium on Biological Control of Bacterial Plant Diseases will be held in Viterbo, Italy from 9th – 11th July. The Symposium will be held at Università della Tuscia, Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie e Forestali (DAFNE) which is part of the unique academic pole of agriculture based research in central Italy. BIOCONTROL will focus on the main scientific, technical and […]

EFSA announces the second European conference on Xylella fastidiosa to be held in Ajaccio in 2019

The second scientific conference on European research into Xylella fastidiosa will be held in Ajaccio, Corsica, from 29-31 October 2019. Registration and the call for abstracts will open in February 2019. The conference is being organised jointly by: EFSA; the Conservatoire Botanique National de Corse; the Euphresco network for phytosanitary research coordination and funding; the French National Institute for […]

Successful achievement of the meeting “Xylella fastidiosa, an unpredictable threat? Technical and scientific advances in disease control” held in Valencia

Phytoma-España and the Conselleria de Agricultura, Medio Ambiente, Cambio Climático and Desarrollo Rural de la Comunitat Valenciana co-organized the International Meeting “Xylella fastidiosa, an unpredictable threat? Technical and scientific advances in disease control”, which was held on 12 and 13 December at the University of Valencia, Valencia (Spain). The Meeting was attended by some of […]

POnTE Project researchers at the 15th Meeting on Plant Protection in Serbia

The Plant Protection Society of Serbia Plant Protection Society of Serbia organized the 15th Meeting on Plant Protection in the Zlatibor mountain resort, Serbia, on 26‒30 November 2018. This national plant protection meeting is a traditional and unique event gathering a considerable number of participants (researchers, farmers, company representatives, students and media) interested in broadening their […]

“Xylella fastidiosa, an unpredictable threat?” An International Conference next to be held in Valencia.

Phytoma-España and the Regional Ministry of Agriculture, Environment, Climate Change and Rural Development of the Valencian Community are organizing an international conference on ‘Xylella fastidiosa, an unpredictable threat? Technical and scientific breakthroughs in disease control’ in Valencia, Spain on the 12th and 13th of December 2018. The main objectives of the conference are to share […]

CITOLIVA presented the results of the POnTE Project to olive growers in Jaen

CITOLIVA organized a training conference in collaboration with the Interoleo Group. The leading experts showed the advances of the Vegetal Health in olive growing from 18 to 20 of September in Jaén. On the closing day, Blanca Landa, a researcher at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Córdoba, analyzed the current situation of Xylella  […]

Research on Xylella presented at the XXIV National Congress of the Italian Phytopathological Society (SIPaV)

The XXIV National Congress of the Italian Phytopathological Society (SIPaV) was held in Ancona from 5 to 7 September 2018 . The congress was organized by the Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences (D3A) of the Polytechnic University of Marche. The rich program of the event, organized into eight sessions, plus some satellite events, […]

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 […]