BIOVEXO goes to Porto!

BIOVEXO goes to Porto!

The BIOVEXO project consortium met at Porto, Portugal from 22nd-26th Jan, 2024 to to decide on the project activities for…
Spittlebugs - The most polyphagous insect herbivore?

Spittlebugs - The most polyphagous insect herbivore?

BIOVEXO interviews the authors of a new research paper on the feeding habits of the Meadow spittlebug (Philaenus spumarius)
World Olive Tree Day 2023 - The Olive Value Chain

World Olive Tree Day 2023 - The Olive Value Chain

Tools for Xylella fastidiosa surveillance and detection
EFSA 4th European Conference on Xylella - Report part 4

EFSA 4th European Conference on Xylella - Report part 4

Tools for Xylella fastidiosa surveillance and detection
EFSA 4th European Conference on Xylella - Report part 2

EFSA 4th European Conference on Xylella - Report part 2

Latest findings on Xylella fastidiosa resistance and control.
EFSA 4th European Conference on Xylella - Report part 1

EFSA 4th European Conference on Xylella - Report part 1

Current status and research updates on Xylella fastidiosa in the EU
Back to the Balearics: Xylella updates from Mallorca and BIOVEXO's new field testing site

Back to the Balearics: Xylella updates from Mallorca and BIOVEXO's new field testing site

Back to the Balearics: Xylella updates from Mallorca and BIOVEXO’s new field testing site The BIOVEXO Project has been fortunate…
Could Xylella destroy the European almond industry?

Could Xylella destroy the European almond industry?

Could Xylella destroy the European almond industry? – It is complex, but almonds are threatened by Xylella As Marilyn Munroe…
BIOVEXO wins 1st Prize in CBE JU Photo Competition

BIOVEXO wins 1st Prize in CBE JU Photo Competition

BIOVEXO wins 1st Prize in CBE JU Photo Competition BIOVEXO is delighted to announce it has been awarded First Prize…
How can we be sure Biopesticides are safe?

How can we be sure Biopesticides are safe?

Many people, understandably, have lots of concerns when they hear the word ‘pesticide’, especially in connection with things they might…
May's Most (Un)Wanted - The Spittlebug!

May's Most (Un)Wanted - The Spittlebug!

This BIOVEXO blog post will look at the life of a spittlebug – the high-jumping, far-flying, Xylella-spreading bug worrying farmers…
Biovexo talks about Xylella with Dr Blanca Landa of the BeXyl project

Biovexo talks about Xylella with Dr Blanca Landa of the BeXyl project

Biovexo talks to Dr Blanca Landa of the BeXyl project about Integrated Pest Management strategies and helping farmers, foresters, and…
The threat of Xylella on the Balearic Islands

The threat of Xylella on the Balearic Islands

From 29 November to 1 December 2022, the team behind the BIOVEXO project gathered in Mallorca for another in-person consortium…
BIOVEXO participates in the International Olive Oil Council workshop in Lisbon, Portugal

BIOVEXO participates in the International Olive Oil Council workshop in Lisbon, Portugal

From 27-30 September 2022, BIOVEXO participated in the IOC International Workshop on “Initiatives to increase the resilience of the olive…
BIOVEXO goes to Alicante

BIOVEXO goes to Alicante

Wrap-up from a Consortium Meeting and Field Trip to Alicante on April 20-22nd, 2022. Alicante is a historic Mediterranean port…
Xylella Forum 2.0 ES

Xylella Forum 2.0 ES

Miércoles 20 de abril 2022, Alicante. El BIOVEXO Xylella Forum: “Status quo, expectativas e investigación” tuvo lugar en el hotel…
Xylella Forum 2.0

Xylella Forum 2.0

Wednesday, April 20th 2022, Alicante. The BIOVEXO Xylella Forum: “Status quo, expectations and research” took place at the Maya Hotel…
BIOVEXO ready for large scale trials

BIOVEXO ready for large scale trials

BIOVEXO is happy to announce that it has just achieved its further two milestones, i.e. it has successfully selected and…
BIOVEXO goes to Mallorca II

BIOVEXO goes to Mallorca II

BIOVEXO goes to Mallorca II 2nd part of the report from BIOVEXO trip to Mallorca on Dec. 1-3rd, 2021. Mallorca…
BIOVEXO goes to Mallorca I

BIOVEXO goes to Mallorca I

BIOVEXO goes to Mallorca I 1st part of the report from BIOVEXO trip to Mallorca on Dec. 1-3rd, 2021. Mallorca…
BIOVEXO goes to Apulia

BIOVEXO goes to Apulia

Biovexo field trip to see the effects of Xylella in Apulia This blog post is a brief wrap-up from a…
Modes of action of biopesticides designed to fight Xylella fastidiosa

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…
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 on Xylella focuses on other plants susceptible to Xylella fastidiosa, i.e. on pecan trees…
Not all Xylellas are born equal IV

Not all Xylellas are born equal IV

Following the blogs describing Xylella fastidiosa subspecies attacking grapevine and citrus species, this time we take a look at other fruit trees, at…
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 grapevines, the third part in this…
Not all Xylellas are born equal II

Not all Xylellas are born equal II

This is the second in our blog series about Xylella, one of the most dangerous plant bacteria in the world.…
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: 4 Ways Europe's Olive Production Can Survive the Disaster

Xylella control and Prevention: 4 Ways Europe's Olive Production Can Survive the Disaster

Xylella control and Prevention: 4 Ways Europe’s Olive Production Can Survive the Disaster As olive lovers, olive traders and, above…