Xylella Fastidiosa Active Containment Through a multidisciplinary-Oriented Research Strategy

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A selection of news on international and national meetings, policy changes and scientific information on Xylella fastidiosa

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...

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...

Recommendations on Xylella by the European Nurserystock Association

A statement on Xylella fastidiosa by ENA, the European Nurserystock Association, targeted to its members and European nurseries. The European Nurserystock Association (ENA) examined the current situation of Xylella fastidiosa during the last General Assembly, held in...

Updated the EU database of host plants of Xylella fastidiosa

The European Commission has updated the list of host plants found to be susceptible to Xylella fastidiosa in the territory of the European Union. The database now contains four categories of host plants in relation to the subspecies associated to the host...

Potential vectors of Xylella fastidiosa: CALL FOR PROPOSAL NOW OPEN

EFSA launched in early July 2017 a call for proposal to award specific grants on “Collection of data and information in Balearic Islands on biology of vectors and potential vectors of Xylella fastidiosa”. Given the new recent outbreaks of X. fastidiosa in Balearic...

1st XF-ACTORS factsheet available

A factsheet that provides a general overview of XF-ACTORS   This factsheet, produced for dissemination purposes, describes the general characteristics of XF-ACTORS project. Starting from the description of the project and its consortium, the factsheet includes the...

Policy meeting on Xylella research in H2020, REA headquarters, Brussels

A global issue like Xylella fastidiosa requires joint actions between the actors involved. Therefore, a continuous exchange of knowledge between scientists and European policymakers brings added value, and it helps draft legislation that take into account the latest...

Publication of the Euphresco Strategic Research Agenda

Euphresco network has announced the publication on its website of the Strategic Research Agenda, developed to set the plant health research priorities for the next years, particularly for the sector of plant biosecurity. With the title “Plant health research...

A new EU project starts in November: XF-Actors

On November 1st 2016, XF-ACTORS project (Xylella Fastidiosa Active Containment Through a multidisciplinary-Oriented Research Strategy) has formally started. Funded by the European Commission as part of the Horizon 2020 program, the international research project is...

XF-ACTORS Kick of Meeting

On November 1st 2016, XF-ACTORS project (Xylella Fastidiosa Active Containment Through a multidisciplinary-Oriented Research Strategy) has formally started. Funded by the European Commission as part of the Horizon 2020 program, the international research project is...