Xylella Fastidiosa Active Containment Through a multidisciplinary-Oriented Research Strategy


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National Taiwan University (NTU) is a premier research university in Taiwan and strives to enhance and strengthen its education and research. NTU takes pride in her history and tradition in nurturing an environment of academic freedom, diversity, and comprehensive research. Now, the university has 11 colleges, with 54 departments and 109 graduate institutes, plus more than 30 national or university-level research centers. The total number of students, including those enrolled at the School of Professional and Continuing Studies, has grown to about 33,000, including over 17,000 university students and 15,000 graduate students. NTU has taken various measures and efforts to complement its excellence.

Role in the Project

NTU participates in the genetic population studies focusing on the distribution of genotypes, genome recombination, and genetically determination of the origin/spread of the Pear Leaf Scorch (PLS) (X. taiwanensis) and Pierce’s disease (PD) (X. fastidiosa) strains in Taiwan. This is one of oversea complementary studies of WP2.