Great achievement in Edinburgh for the training workshop on Xylella fastidiosa detection

A 3-day (September 13-15, 2016) training workshop on Xylella fastidiosa detection was organised by Forest Research Agency (FR) and SG-SASA as part of their participation in POnTE and Euphresco projects. The event was funded by the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and was hosted by SG-SASA at their headquarter near Edinburgh, Scotland. The morning of the first day was […]

University of Belgrade hosts a technical workshop on invasive disease on ash and broadleaved species

In the framework of POnTE Project, a workshop for forestry practitioners will be held in Belgrade (Serbia) at the University of Belgrade-Faculty of Forestry on September 28th, 2016. This technical workshop will broaden knowledge of foresters and other interested about recently reported alien invasive disease Hymenoscyphus fraxineus. During the workshop, alien invasive Phytophthora species on […]

Two upcoming courses promote innovative diagnostics for plant pathogens

To meet the increasing need for cost-effective and highly sensitive molecular methods for early detection of harmful plant pathogens two innovative training courses will be organized in the next months. The first course will target the recently introduced digital PCR (dPCR), and will be held in Ljubljana (Slovenia), from October 5th to 7th, 2016. The […]

A diagnostic training workshop on Xylella fastidiosa in Edinburgh

A training workshop on Xylella fastidiosa detection is going to be held at the Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture (SASA) facilities, in Edinburgh, UK, from 13 to 15 September, 2016. The workshop will include an open session held on the morning of September 13, and a two-days practical laboratory session reserved for selected participants from the UK […]