UNIVERSITY OF BOLOGNA leads a worldwide research to fight against bacteria affecting tropical and subtropical crops

Bologna, 15th May 2017
To address three economically important insect-borne prokaryote-associated diseases of perennial crops (palm, citrus and grapevine) with the aim of (read more...)




19th Conference of the ICVG

Santiago - Chile
  April 9-12, 2018

Facultad de Ciencias Agronómicas
Universidad de Chile
Santa Rosa 11315
La Pintana, Santiago, Chile

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Third IPWG Meeting

January 14-17, 2015

The abstract book of the meeting
is available online:

Third IPWG Meeting - Phytopathogenic Mollicutes Vol. 5 (1-Supplement), January 2015
Phytopathogenic Mollicutes website



Third IPWG Meeting

January 14-17, 2015

Thanks to all participants for the fruitful participation to the meeting
Meeting pictures are available online: click here






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COST Action FA0807


In the frame of our COST Action (FA0807) it is now possible to apply for short term scientific mission (STSM). Details and deadlines for application can be found at Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSM)

Related Links

Cost Action FA0807 Integrated_Managment of Phytoplasma Epidemics in Different Crop System web site

Old Cost web site_Action FA0807 (Brussels)


Related Files

Scientific meeting and 2nd Management Committee meeting
31 January - 2 February 2010, Sitges (near Barcelona), Spain

Download: Current status and perspectives of phytoplasma disease research and management (Abstract book of the 2nd meeting in Sitges)




Emerging phytoplasma disease of stone fruits and other crops and their possible impacts on EU Countries


Istanbul, Turkey
December 1-2, 2011



A. Bertaccini and B. Duduk. Taxonomy of phytoplasmas associated with emerging diseases. (Article)

A. Alma and R. Tedeschi. Emerging phytoplasma diseases: research of the insect vectors. (Article) (Presentation)

K. Çağlayan, M. Gazel, Ç. Ulubas Serçe, İ. Adem Bozkurt and E. Elçi. Phytoplasma disease of stone fruit trees in Turkey and their containment. (Article)

D. Canik, F. Ertunc, S. Paltrinieri, N. Contaldo and A. Bertaccini. Current status of grapevine phytoplasma infections in Turkey. (Article) (Presentation)

M. Molino-Lova, C. Mahfoud, Y. Abou Jawdah, E. Choueiri, H. Abdul-Nour, R. Fakr, R. al Achi, A. Alma, L. Picciau and P.A. Bianco. Results of last surveys for stone fruit phytoplasma disease management in Lebanon. (Article)

Y. Abou Jawdah, E. Choueiri, P. Bianco, M. Molino-Lova, S. Hajj-Hassan and R. al Achi. Almond witches’-broom phytoplasma: situation in Lebanon and action of the ministry of agriculture for the disease eradication during the 2010-2011 seasons. (Article)

N. Salem. Virus and phytoplasma diseases of stone fruits in Jordan. (Article)

M. Al Khazindar and A. Abdel Salam. Phytoplasma in stone fruits and date palm in Egypt. (Article)

C. Ikten, E. Yol, M. Catal and B. Uzun. Frequency distribution of sesame phyllody infected by phytoplasmas in Antalya, Turkey. (Article)

P. A. Bianco, D. Bulgari, P. Casati and F. Quaglino. Conventional and novel strategies for the phytoplasma diseases containment. (Article)

The Almond Tree Pathway for a New Mediterranean