European research on Xylella fastidiosa: the contributions of POnTE and XF-ACTORS projects

The main achievements obtained up to date in the research on the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa by POnTE and XF-ACTORS projects have been resumed in a technical report available in open access. A snapshot of the current EU research programs and an update of the most relevant results addressing this emerging pathogen accomplished by both projects […]

Counteracting Xylella threat with a multidisciplinary research approach

The biology, genetics and pathogenicity of Xylella fastidiosa. The ecology and control of Xf vectors. Tools for early detection, eco-epidemiology and risk assessment, innovative and sustainable strategies for the control of the disease. Do you want to know more about the XF – ACTORS project? Take a look at its factsheet! […]

Xyllella: here the sensor making olive trees speak

Real-time information on eco-physiological traits and plant characteristics. The black box of trees arrives in Salento, the sensor that put on the web essential information about plant health. Cutting edge innovation from XF – ACTORS project, as explained by Prof. Riccardo Valentini […]

Xylella: the challenge we can win

It’s about all of us, not only the Apulia region. Climate science can do its part and the CMCC is at forefront with its cutting edge technologies. Riccardo Valentini at the meeting of experts organized by Coldiretti in Lecce […]

Xylella fastidiosa: how science tries to save olive trees

A problem in Apulia starting to become a reason of concern in Europe too. Research and innovation together to find solutions. The CMCC is at the forefront to provide measures against the infection […]