CPM-11. Xylella fastidiosa in the Euro-Mediterranean area

Red Room (FAO Headquarters)
 Rome time

In 2013 a new strain of X. fastidiosa sub. pauca was found in the South of Italy - a first finding in the Mediterranean region. Bacterium infects primarily olive trees causing their decline.


The status of this pest in Italy and innovations for early surveillance and detection, as well as the latest EPPO standards and the FAO and North Africa (FAO-RNE) technical support programme on this pest will be presented.


Topics: Meeting,Plant & animal genetic diversity,Plants
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