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Meeting of Participants of Work Package 5: Vector Biology and Role in Disease Epidemiology

16 November 2017 @ 11:30 - 13:00

The WP5 of the XF-ACTORS project will meet on Thursday, November 16 (11:30 to 13:00) during the joint POnTE and XF-ACTORS annual meeting at Palma de Mallorca.

The objective of WP5 is the study of vectors of Xylella fastidiosa, their occurrence, bioecology and interaction with plants and the pathogen. This information is a prerequisite for the setup of improved surveillance and control strategies. The WP5 meeting will discuss the progress achieved in the first year and the work intended for the second year of the project.


  1. Discussion of results achieved in the first year
    – Short report of activities not presented in the previous web-meeting
    – Progress achieved in relation to the work-plan
  2. Work-plan for the second year
    – Discussion of sampling protocols
    – Suggestions for joint sampling/surveillance activities
  3. Cooperation within WP5 and with other WP
    – Exchange of information and samples between WP5-partners
    – Requests by other WP for results from WP5
  4. Other issues


16 November 2017
11:30 - 13:00
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University of the Balearic Islands (UIB)
Carretera de Valldemossa km7,5
Palma de Mallorca, 07122 Spain
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