Xylella Fastidiosa Active Containment Through a multidisciplinary-Oriented Research Strategy

About the project XF-actors

XF-ACTORS is the first research project in Europe entirely devoted to research on the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa.
A multidisciplinary research program implemented by an international consortium of 29 partners. Funded by the European Commission as part of the Horizon 2020 program.

Screening of olive cultivars for searching sources of resistance to Xylella fastidiosa

List of olive cultivars under evaluation, based on the year in which the experiments were started, both in the greenhouse (artificial inoculations) and under field conditions (exposure to infected vectors).

Dynamic map gathers and shows data of the surveys for Xylella fastidiosa in Apulia.

A map showing the distribution of Xylella fastidiosa in Apulia from 2013 to 2016 has been produced by researchers of XF-ACTORS project, using the data provided by the Apulian Phytosanitary Authority and Innovapuglia.

Pictures of the symptoms caused by Xylella fastidiosa in host plants

A collection of pictures showing symptoms associated with the presence of Xylella fastidiosa in susceptible host plants in the different Countries where the pathogen is known to occur.

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Ongoing efforts to avoid the spread of Xylella in mainland Spain

The results of the surveys for Xylella fastidiosa conducted in the demarcated area in Alicante province have been updated on December 2017, with 20 new almond orchards declared positive. For the first time, spittlebugs Philaenus spumarius individuals have been found...

Pictures of the symptoms caused by Xylella fastidiosa in host plants

The following links provide collections of pictures showing symptoms associated with the presence of Xylella fastidiosa in susceptible host plants in the different Countries where the pathogen is known to occur Overview on the symptoms of major diseases caused by X....

Enfermedades causadas por la bacteria Xylella fastidiosa

Authors: Blanca B. Landa, Ester Marco-Noales y María Milagros López (coordinator) Published: November 2017 Abstract (spanish language): El interés científico, fitopatológico, técnico y mediático suscitado en España por la bacteria Xylella fastidiosa no es comparable...

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