BIOVEXO going Apulia

BIOVEXO going Apulia

Wrap-up from a Consortium Meeting in Locorotondo on Oct. 27-29th, 2021. Apulia, a charming region in the heel of Italy,…
Modes of action of biopesticides designed to fight Xylella fastidiosa

Modes of action of biopesticides designed to fight Xylella fastidiosa

Olive Quick Decline Syndrome is a disease that is devastating olive trees in Apulia, Italy. It is caused by the…
From disaster survey to design of effective and efficient measures

From disaster survey to design of effective and efficient measures

The objective of BIOVEXO is to develop environmentally sustainable and economically viable plant protection solutions combining Xylella-targeting biopesticides (X-biopesticides) with…
Not all Xylellas are born equal V

Not all Xylellas are born equal V

The last blog of this series focuses on other plants susceptible to Xylella fastidiosa, i.e. on pecan trees and on…
Not all Xyllellas are born equal IV

Not all Xyllellas are born equal IV

Following the blogs describing Xylella fastidiosa subspecies attacking grapevine and citrus species, this time we take a look at other…
Not all Xylellas are born equal III

Not all Xylellas are born equal III

After discussing the overall situation with various subspecies of Xylella fastidiosa and the impact of Xylella on grapevine, this blog…
Not all Xylellas are born equal II

Not all Xylellas are born equal II

Xylella fastidiosa is one of the most dangerous plant bacteria worldwide, causing a variety of diseases, with huge economic, societal…
Not all Xylellas are born equal I

Not all Xylellas are born equal I

The first report about a disease caused by Xylella fastidiosa dates back to the end of the nineteenth century, when…
Xylella control and prevention: Can Europe's olive production survive the disaster?

Xylella control and prevention: Can Europe's olive production survive the disaster?

As olive lovers, olive traders and, first of all, olive growers know, since a few years, European olive groves and…
Great Britain introduces new Xylella measures for March 2021

Great Britain introduces new Xylella measures for March 2021

The UK's Chief Plant Health Officer released a statement in February 2021, stating that new Xylella measures are to come…
Xylella fastidiosa threatens 1000-year-old monumental olive trees in Europe

Xylella fastidiosa threatens 1000-year-old monumental olive trees in Europe

Xylella is on the verge of spreading to areas which are home to monumental olive trees, some of which are…
Top 7 undeniable things that happened with Xylella fastidiosa in 2020

Top 7 undeniable things that happened with Xylella fastidiosa in 2020

Take a look at the top seven things that happened with Xylella fastidiosa in the year 2020. Let us know…
7 terrifying reasons why Xylella fastidiosa is so dangerous

7 terrifying reasons why Xylella fastidiosa is so dangerous

Ever heard of Xylella fastidiosa? It's one of the most threatening pathogens to global plant health. It deserves your undivided…
BIOVEXO wins at the 2nd Agribusiness high-tech competition & Farm2Fork hackathon

BIOVEXO wins at the 2nd Agribusiness high-tech competition & Farm2Fork hackathon

25th November 2020 - BIOVEXO project, presented by consortium partner ACIES Bio, wins at the 2nd Agribusiness High-tech competition and…
3 cool ways how to pronounce Xylella fastidiosa

3 cool ways how to pronounce Xylella fastidiosa

Now that Xylella is making headlines all over the world, there is this one question which still baffles all. This…
Dangerous Xylella fastidiosa in Occitanie - 'Olive killer' found for the 1st time in lavender in this region!

Dangerous Xylella fastidiosa in Occitanie - 'Olive killer' found for the 1st time in lavender in this region!

In August 2020, the ''olive killer'' was confirmed by the regional plant protection services of the French Ministry of Agriculture…
Threat of Xylella fastidiosa - 7 Reasons Why You Should Care!

Threat of Xylella fastidiosa - 7 Reasons Why You Should Care!

Threat of Xylella - Is it really that conspicuous? For the last decade, Xylella fastidiosa has become known among farmers…
What is Xylella fastidiosa?

What is Xylella fastidiosa?

What is Xylella fastidiosa? Xylella fastidiosa is a plant pathogen transmitted by xylem feeding insects, which causes a serious disease…
9 Xylella Fastidiosa Symptoms You Should Know About

9 Xylella Fastidiosa Symptoms You Should Know About

Is your plant looking unhealthy? These are the top 9 Xylella fastidiosa symptoms you should know about. If you see…

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