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).

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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First detection of Xylella fastidiosa in olive trees in mainland Spain

An olive tree in the municipality of Villarejo, community of Madrid, has been reported positive to the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa. The finding has been officially confirmed by the Spanish plant health authorities, thus a demarcated area around the olive tree has...