The CURE-XF project (http://www.cure-xf.eu/) is organizing its 1st International Workshop on: “Xylella fastidiosa – diagnosis, control, and management measures” in Morocco from 2 to 8 February 2020.
The International Workshop is jointly organised by CIHEAM Bari (Italy), as Project Coordinator, the Moroccan Ministry of Agriculture and INRA Maroc, the Moroccan partner of the project.
The International Workshop objectives are:
The programme will include lectures and practical sessions on:
- Biology (host range and symptomatology) and genetics;
- Diagnosis and strain characterization (isolation and culturing, serological and innovative molecular approaches);
- Novel applications to support monitoring programs and surveys;
- Identification of insect vectors and monitoring approaches.
Plant Pathologists, Entomologists, Phytosanitary Inspectors and Risk Managers coming from Morocco and other countries and dealing with plant diseases.