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Tests find trees tolerant to olive tree killer pathogen

Posted on ven, 01 Avr 2016, 16:47

Tests suggests some varieties of olive trees appear to be resistant to an invasive pathogen posing a serious risk to Europe''s olive industry. http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-35917107?SThisFB

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Ash tree set for extinction in Europe

Posted on mer, 23 Mar 2016, 10:13

The ash tree is likely to be wiped out in Europe, according to the largest-ever survey of the species. The trees are being killed off by the fungal disease ash-dieback along with an invasive beetle called the emerald ash borer. …

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Devastating disease affecting Hawaiian forest trees

Posted on lun, 21 Mar 2016, 14:08

Metrosideros polymorpha is the dominant tree, and foundation, of native Hawaiian forests. Sadly, over the past 2-3 years, a new fungal disease (a Ceratocystis species) has spread rapidly across the Island of Hawai''i, where it has killed trees over much …

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Box tree caterpillar tops Royal Horticultural Society pests list

Posted on ven, 18 Mar 2016, 14:20

See more: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-35840137

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WTO Members look at way forward in agriculture talks

Posted on mar, 08 Mar 2016, 14:21

WTO members considered the way forward in agriculture talks at the first informal meeting of agriculture negotiations after the WTO Nairobi Ministerial Conference on 8 March.

Members identified a broad set of issues for their continuing negotiations and stressed the …

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Presence of Tecia solanivora in the Spanish region of Galicia

Posted on lun, 29 Fév 2016, 23:00

In the Spanish region of Galicia the regional government declares for the first time in Spain the presence of Tecia solanivora in Ferrol, Narón and Neda and establishes a series of phytosanitary measures to tackle it: http://www.campogalego.com/es/huerta/llega-a-galicia-la-polilla-guatemalteca-una-nueva-plaga-de-la-patata/

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Masters of Advanced Studies in Integrated Crop Management in Switzerland in 2016

Posted on lun, 29 Fév 2016, 14:32

Career-development opportunity: Masters of Advanced Studies in Integrated Crop Management in Switzerland in 2016. http://www.apppc.org/content/career-development-opportunity-masters-advanced-studies-integrated-crop-management

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Spain adopts new law on seed potatoes

Posted on lun, 29 Fév 2016, 14:00

Spain adopts new amendment of the technical Regulation of control and certification of seed potatoes: http://origin.magrama.gob.es/es/prensa/noticias/aprobada-la-modificaci%C3%B3n-del--reglamento-t%C3%A9cnico-de-control-y-certificaci%C3%B3n-de-la-patata-de-siembra-/tcm7-409860-16

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Article on the olive quick decline syndrome in south-east Italy

Posted on dim, 28 Fév 2016, 23:00

An article on the olive quick decline syndrome in south-east Italy is published in the European Journal of Plant Pathology: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10658-015-0784-7

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UK Forestry Commission's technical publications made available

Posted on dim, 28 Fév 2016, 14:03

In the UK Forestry Commission s technical publications are made available in an on-line archive: http://www.forestry.gov.uk/newsrele.nsf/WebNewsReleases/C35327627498B80380257F33004063D4

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Outbreaks of Xylella fastidiosa found in France in 2015

Posted on sam, 27 Fév 2016, 14:12

The French Ministry of Agriculture, Agrifood, and Forestry publishes an update on outbreaks of Xylella fastidiosa found in France in 2015: http://agriculture.gouv.fr/le-point-sur-les-foyers-de-xylella-fastidiosa-en-france

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Agreement comes into force on the cooperation between the All-Russian Centre of Plant Quarantine and the Institute of Plant Quarantine of the Chinese Inspection and Quarantine Academy

Posted on ven, 26 Fév 2016, 14:17

The special agreement comes into force on the cooperation between the All-Russian Centre of Plant Quarantine and the Institute of Plant Quarantine of the Chinese Inspection and Quarantine Academy on the theme: Monitoring of quarantine and especially dangerous harmful organisms …

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Morocco publishes technical regulation regarding date palm trees

Posted on jeu, 25 Fév 2016, 14:19

Morocco publishes technical regulation regarding date palm trees: http://www.onssa.gov.ma/fr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=696&Itemid=693

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Situation of Ambrosia sp. in the Russian Federation's region of Belgorod

Posted on jeu, 25 Fév 2016, 14:18

The update on the situation of Ambrosia sp. in connection with the eradication campaign in the Russian Federation s region of Belgorod: http://www.fsvps.ru/fsvps/news/15758.html

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