Xylella

The latest news and updates on issues surrounding the threat and spread of Xylella fastidiosa and its impact on the horticulture industry.

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Biosecurity minister puts case for resources to build more ambitious biosecurity strategy

Biosecurity minister puts case for resources to build more ambitious biosecurity strategy

An Environmental Audit Committee invasive species meeting has heard that olive imports could be banned and that only 0.4% of biosecurity spend is on invasive species.

First report of Xylella fastidiosa in Israel

First report of Xylella fastidiosa in Israel

The National Plant Protection Organisation of Israel recently informed the European Plant Protection Organisation secretariat of the first record of Xylella fastidiosa on its territory.

Xylella distribution map shows potential worldwide range

Xylella distribution map shows potential worldwide range

The first global potential distribution map of Xylella fastidiosa has been created showing the areas more favourable for the pathogen.


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Xylella: is there scope for a cure?

Xylella: is there scope for a cure?

A scientific conference on European research into Xylella fastidiosa held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain will showcase the worldwide work being done to tackle the disease.

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