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Pest categorisation of non‐EU viruses of Ribes L.

Following a request from the EU Commission, the Panel on Plant Health addressed the pest categorisation of the viruses of Ribes L. determined as being either non‐EU or of undetermined standing in a previous EFSA opinion. These infectious agents belong to ...

15 November 2019
Scientific Opinion

Pest categorisation of Diabrotica virgifera zeae

The EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of  Diabrotica virgifera zeae  (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), the Mexican corn rootworm, for the EU. This is one of two subspecies of  D. virgifera  which occurs in Central America, Mexico and c ...

12 November 2019
Scientific Opinion

Pest categorisation of Diabrotica barberi

The EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of  Diabrotica barberi  (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), the northern corn rootworm, for the EU.  D. barberi  is a univoltine species occurring in mid‐western and eastern USA and Canada, where it ...

11 November 2019
Scientific Opinion

Pest categorisation of non‐EU Acleris spp.

The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of non‐EU Acleris spp. Acleris is a well‐defined insect genus in the family Tortricidae (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Species can be identified using taxonomic keys based on adult morphology and genitali ...

31 October 2019
Scientific Opinion

Xylella fastidiosa: ‘Together we can find solutions’

“The whole EU territory is at risk from Xylella fastidiosa, and the more the scientific community works together on this issue, the quicker we’ll be to find solutions to tackle this pest.” That was how Claude Bragard, chair of EFSA’s Panel on Plant Health ...

30 October 2019
News

Conference on Xylella fastidiosa: 29-30 October 2019

Second European Conference on Xylella fastidiosa The second scientific conference on ongoing research into Xylella fastidiosa is being held in Ajaccio, Corsica, from 29 to 30 October 2019. Background A post-conference field visit organised by the OEC on 3 ...

29 October 2019 to 30 October 2019
Ajaccio, Corsica

Conference on Xylella fastidiosa: watch live!

The second scientific conference on Xylella fastidiosa begins in Corsica tomorrow (29 October), and you can follow it live on the EFSA website. Around 350 plant health specialists from around the world will spend two days discussing and debating the lates ...

28 October 2019
News

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