EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 04 - 2017 Num. article: 2017/074

European Conference on Xylella fastidiosa: finding answers to a global problem (Palma de Mallorca, ES, 2017-11-13/15)


A Conference on ‘Xylella fastidiosa: finding answers to a global problem’ will be held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, from the 13th to the 15th of November 2017. The conference is being organised jointly by EFSA, the University of the Balearic Islands, the Euphresco network for phytosanitary research coordination and funding, and the EU Horizon 2020 projects POnTE and XF-ACTORS. This Conference will focus on the situation of X. fastidiosa in Europe.

The main topics will be the following:
  • X. fastidiosa: biology, genetics and taxonomy;
  • Vectors;
  • Epidemiology;
  • Control strategies, disease management and mitigation measures.

The deadline to submit abstracts for presentations or posters is the 31st of May.

For more information: https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/events/event/171113


Sources

EPPO Secretariat (2017-04).