Xylella Fastidiosa Active Containment Through a multidisciplinary-Oriented Research Strategy

Book of Abstracts

The abstracts of contributions presented at the 3rd Joint Annual Meeting of the POnTE and XF-ACTORS projects, held in Ajaccio from 28 to 30 October 2019.

XF-ACTORS Digital Research Object Portal

An infrastructure that aims to provide a unique entry point to search for open research data and open access documents on Xylella fastidiosa

European research on Xylella fastidiosa

A book of abstracts collecting all the contributions presented during the 2nd Joint Annual Meeting of the POnTE and XF-Actors projects in Valencia on the emerging plant diseases.

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.


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.

Xylella: 37 new plant species added to host list

Thirty-seven new plant species have been identified as hosts of the Xylella fastidiosa pathogen. Most were naturally (not artificially) infected and were found both in EU countries (France, Italy, Portugal and Spain) and non-EU countries (USA and Iran). The new hosts...

APS Annual Meeting: Plant Health 2020 Online

The theme selected for Plant Health 2020 conference is “Scientific Credibility: Changing the Climate,” inspired in ​large part ​​​by ​the growing gap in understanding and respect between scientists and the public, as well as a book writ​​ten by Richard Harris​, ​​NPR...

The main research outcomes from the 2nd reporting period of XF-ACTORS

Last April the review process of the 2nd Project Report (from May 2018 to October 2019) was successfully approved and completed. The technical report summarizing the work carried out between May 2018 and October 2019 was submitted in January 2020 and presented to the...

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