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.




European research on Xylella fastidiosa

The main achievements obtained up to date by XF-ACTORS and POnTE projects resumed in a technical report available in different languages

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).

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.



Enlargement of the Apulian demarcated area

According with the decision of the Paff Committee held on 23 May 2018, the European Commission has expanded the demarcated area subject to containment for Xylella fastidiosa in the Italian region of Apulia, extending the infected zone to parts of the provinces of...

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