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.



Xylella fastidiosa in Corsica

The results of an official inter-ministerial joint mission, to gather information on the situation of Xylella fastidiosa and the implications for the transition of Corsica from eradication measures to containment measures, have been published by the French Ministry of...

Capacity building and awareness raising seminars on Xylella fastidiosa

    In the framework of the project XF-ACTORS the partner CIVI-ITALIA, an Italian Association of nursery consortia and Union of fruit producers, is organizing a series of technical seminars to update growers and nurserymen on the latest legislative provisions on...

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