PRE-HLB entomologists in Algarve, Oporto and Areeiro

Algarve Algarve Amílcar and the researchers in Algarve Amílcar and the researchers in Algarve Amílcar and the researchers in Algarve Pontevedra Jose Eduardo Belda (Koppert), José Alberto Pereira (IPB-Bragança), Alberto Fereres (ICA-CSIC), Leandro Peña (CSIC) Leaf with Trioza eggs Jose Eduardo Belda (Koppert), José Alberto Pereira (IPB-Bragança), Alberto Fereres (ICA-CSIC), Leandro Peña (CSIC) Jose Eduardo…

PRE-HLB entomologists in Algarve, Oporto and Areeiro (Deputación de Pontevedra) meet to coordinate project tasks

  Jose Eduardo Belda (Koppert), Jose Alberto Pereira (IPB Bragança) Alberto Fereres (ICA-CSIC), Leandro Pena (CSIC) and Amilcar Duarte (UaDlg) in Algarve, Oporto area and Estación Fitopatolóxica Areeiro (EFA) to continue with the monitoring and evolution of the objectives set within PRE-HLB. These meetings were held for the continuation of the trials established in relation…

Se reúnen los entomólogos de PRE-HLB en Algarve, Oporto y Areeiro (Deputación de Pontevedra) para la coordinación de las tareas del proyecto

  Jose Eduardo Belda (Koppert), Jose Alberto Pereira (IPB Bragança) Alberto Fereres (ICA-CSIC), Leandro Peña (CSIC) y Amílcar Duarte (UaDlg) en Algarve, la zona de Oporto y se la Estación Fitopatolóxica Areeiro (EFA) para continuar con el seguimiento y evolución de los objetivos recogidos dentro de PRE-HLB. Estos encuentros se realizaron para la continuación de…

Workshop on ‘The threat of Huanglongbing or citrus Greening. Strategies for citrus nursery plant production’

The Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, Climate Emergency and Ecological Transition of the Government of Valencia organized a technical workshop on the threat of HLB in citrus farming. The workshop entitled ‘The threat of Huanglongbing or citrus Greening. Strategies for citrus nursery plant production’ was held the 7th of April 2022 as part of the PRE-HLB project. This…

Alerta.: El psílido asiático de los cítricos ya ha llegado al Mediterráneo. Se ha detectado el vector del HLB Diaphorina citri en Israel

  El psílido asiático de los cítricos, o Diaphorina citri (ACP-Asian Citrus Psyllid), es el insecto vector de la bacteria más agresiva asociada a la enfermedad del Huanglongbing (HLB), que es considerada la enfermedad más grave de los cítricos. Los investigadores del proyecto #Pre-HLB, Marcelo Miranda (Fundecitrus, Brasil), Alberto Fereres (ICA-CSIC), Ofir Bahar (Volcani, Israel)…

Alert: The Asian citrus psyllid has already arrived in the Mediterranean, The HLB vector Diaphorina citri has been detected in Israel

  The Asian citrus psyllid, or Diaphorina citri (ACP-Asian Citrus Psyllid), is the insect vector of the most aggressive bacterium associated with Huanglongbing disease (HLB), which is considered the most serious citrus disease. The Pre-HLB project researchers Marcelo Miranda (Fundecitrus, Brazil), Alberto Fereres (ICA-CSIC), Ofir Bahar (Volcani, Israel) and Leandro Peña (IBMCP-CSIC) are collaborating with…

Three new projects to investigate how to prevent HLB in citrus fruits

  The Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias (IVIA) and the Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas (IBMCP) will develop three research projects for the prevention of HLB in citrus. The three research projects are called ‘Expression of peptides with antibacterial activity for the control of Huanglongbing (HLB) of citrus using a viral vector’,…

simulation exercise

A simulation exercise to test the contingency plan for a hypothetical introduction of Huanglongbing in the peninsula

  Last week, the Valencian Institute of Agricultural Research, partner of the PRE-HLB project, hosted a simulation exercise to test the contingency plan for a hypothetical introduction of Huanglongbing into the peninsula. For two days, leading researchers, representatives of agricultural and nursery organisations, heads of regional plant health services and the Ministry of Agriculture, as…

2nd webinar on “THE HLB. Preventive Management Techniques”

  The Conselleria de Agricultura, Desarrollo Rural, Emergencia Climática y Transición Ecológica, within the PRE-HLB Project, “PREVENTING HLB EPIDEMICS FOR ENSURING CITRUS SURVIVAL IN EUROPE” framed within the HORIZONTE 2020 program, held during June 15 and 16, 2021 the second technical workshop, with webinar format, on “THE HLB. PREVENTIVE MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES”. This course was mainly…