The talk will deal with the invasion of the North American fungal forest pathogen Heterobasidion irregulare in Europe. In addition to the introduction pathways, the talk will present the factors that are likely to play role in the invasiveness of the pathogen and strategies and tactics for the containment of the disease, some of which tested in the frame of EU Emphasis project.
Speakers will be UNITO researcher Dr Paolo Gonthier.
The target audience are researchers, agri-business and forestry experts, farmers and foresters and any other interested in plant health.
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This short survey aims to learn more about how the practical solutions for pest surveillance, control and eradication developed under the EMPHASIS project address the needs of potential end-users.
The outbreaks of emergent plant diseases or insect pests are significantly increasing at an alarming rate due to climate change, global trade and other reasons. These plant health emergent problems are serious threats to global food security in this 21st century.