Apulia Region approves the newly demarcated areas for Xylella fastidiosa CoDiRO strain
In application of the Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/764 of the European Commission, which amended the Decision (EU) 2015/789, with Determination n. 203 of May 24, 2016, the Department of Agriculture, Rural and Environmental Development of the Apulia Region, has defined the newly demarcated areas for Xylella fastidiosa subspecies Pauca strain CoDiRO.
The infected zone includes the whole province of Lecce and part of the provinces of Brindisi and Taranto. The buffer zone, to the north of the infected zone, extends from the Ionian to the Adriatic Sea, with a width of not less than 10 km.
The northernmost part of the infected zone is a “containment zone”, which covers an area adjacent to the southern boundary of the buffer zone from the Ionian to the Adriatic Sea, with a width of 20 km.