Oct. 24, 2023
Certain microorganisms provide biological advantages like a secondary immune system, researchers found.
Sep. 6, 2023
Early detection across the European Union remains at the forefront of the struggle against the bacterium as officials are hopeful about new research, methods and tools.
Jul. 26, 2023
‘Xylella Studies,’ which documents the disruption caused by the bacterium to Puglia, will be on display until September 10th at the Sigismondo Castromediano Museum.
Jun. 20, 2023
As the number of severity of new infections deccreases in the southern Italian region, farmers begin to plant and graft resilient varieties.
Feb. 7, 2023
Faster eradication, early diagnoses and more research are among the key components of the containment strategy.
Oct. 31, 2022
The reforestation effort is meant to restore devastated landscapes, promote biodiversity and increase the area’s resistance to new pathogens.
Oct. 6, 2022
Quantum Satis Engeneering’s chief executive said the treatment would kill the bacteria in infected trees and work as a preventative in healthy ones.
Sep. 20, 2022
Auditors said delays in infected plant eradication, an uncoordinated effort to identify disease vectors and lack of control measures were the reasons for their conclusion.
Aug. 1, 2022
Groves following the treatment protocol to prevent the spread of the disease are healthy and produce award-winning olive oil.
Jul. 18, 2022
Millers will be eligible for payments of up to €200,000. The new €35 million funding is part of the broader olive sector recovery plan.
Jun. 2, 2022
LIFE Resilience has presented the results of a four-year-long project to stop the spread of Xyella fastidiosa and identify resistant varieties.
Aug. 13, 2021
The bacteria were identified during routine checks in Lisbon and the Algarve by Portuguese authorities. A containment protocol has already been enacted.
Aug. 2, 2021
Producers from southwestern Italy overcame Xylella fastidiosa, erratic weather events and the Covid-19 pandemic to produce their award-winning extra virgin olive oils.
Jul. 30, 2021
The European Commission awarded the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant to the University of Jaén to research new methods to curb the spread of the deadly olive pathogen.
Jul. 8, 2021
Signed at the 113th session of the Council of Members, the agreement formalizes an already long-running relationship between the IOC and the United Nations organization.
Jun. 10, 2021
The commission will discuss with member states and other stakeholders how gene-editing technology could influence the future of sustainable agriculture.
Mar. 29, 2021
Efforts in Puglia and Andalusia are underway to monitor the spread of the deadly vector of Xyella fastidiosa. Using mobile applications, volunteers will help experts track the insect populations.
Mar. 15, 2021
Using sound vibrations, researchers may be able to disrupt the mating of spittlebugs in olive groves. Agriculture groups are calling for more research.
Feb. 1, 2021
Researchers found that a recently-patented bio-complex killed bacteria from three strains of Xylella in infected trees, while increasing their resilience to the disease.