Jul. 27, 2015
The document points out that Xylella fastidiosa is one of the world’s deadliest plant bacteria and the only confirmed outbreak in the EU is in Apulia.
Apr. 2, 2015
Experts from the 28 EU member states in failed to reach a consensus on the measures to contain the spread of the bacterium.
Mar. 22, 2015
The proposed measures would include eradication, buffer zones and a strict limit on the movement of young trees.
Feb. 5, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) warns that Xylella Fastidiosa could spread from Apulia to olive groves across Europe.
Dec. 8, 2014
The president of Apulia sent a letter to the Italian Prime Minister for an urgent meeting over the year-long Xylella fastidiosa epidemic.
Oct. 1, 2014
Experts from around the world will meet in Gallipoli, the epicenter of the outbreak of Xylella fastidiosa that threatens thousands of olive trees.
Sep. 8, 2014
The University of Andalusia, in Spain's top olive-producing region, is hosting a two-day seminar on recent innovations in olive growing.
Jul. 25, 2014
A new strain of lethal plant germ Xylella fastidiosa combined with fungi and an insect are blamed for the disease destroying century-old olive groves in Italy.
Mar. 29, 2014
Will Italy be able to eradicate the disease which has already devastated 8,000 ha of olive groves in Lecce? And what is the risk of the plant pathogen spreading elsewhere in Europe?