Benxi
This project is co-funded by the LIFE programme of the European Union
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SAMFIX meeting on January 23rd

LIFE SAMFIX team reuned in the beautiful garden of Villa Thuret at Antibes. Preparing for the first trapping season that will be kicked off in forthcoming months. Highly necessary because previous activities have shown that infestation is spreading along the Tyrrhenian coast. No time to lose! Stay tuned

By web_autorivari 3 weeks ago
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Meeting of SAMFIX partners in Villa Thuret

On the 23th of January SAMFIX partners will meet again to discuss the results achieved during the first half a year and to plan the forthcoming first trapping season in the Italian, French and Spanish core sites. Next day, they will show their work and plans to the LIFE Monitor who follows-up the project on

By web_autorivari 4 weeks ago
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New map of Ecostystem Services of El Tello and Surrounding (Spain)

A map of Ecosystem services for El Tello and Surrounding has been drawn by the UA team. This implied the digital cartography on 4151 ha of natural and semi-natural ecosystem and land uses (agriculture, residential, routes,…), using the aerial photos RGBI of Comunitat Valenciana (25 cm pixel). Flights hereto were performed between 13/06/2018 to 30/07/2018.

By web_autorivari 2 months ago
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Engagement and training of local stakeholders in Antibes, France.

On 14 December 2018, the INRA team of SAMFIX organized a meeting in Antibes in order to gather all French partners and supporting institutions. The meeting was hosted by the  partner Ville d’Antibes and the local staff of INRA Villa Thuret. The meeting was highly successful with more than 40 attendants. Most of the local

By web_autorivari 2 months ago
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SAMFIX at the LIFE17 Kick-off meeting Nature & Biodiversity in Brussels

On 8-9 November 2018 SAMFIX Project Manager Daniele Guarneri and Management Technical Assistant Gertruud van Leijen participate to the kick-off meeting of the LIFE projects on Nature and Biodiversity that have been approved this year. During this event, organised by EASME in collaboration with the DG Environment of the European Commission and NEEMO, representatives of

By web_autorivari 3 months ago
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Prof. Andrea Vannini invited as speaker at the “Diseases and Insects in Forest Nurseries Working Party Meeting”

Prof. Andrea Vannini presented as invited speaker at the “Diseases and Insects in Forest Nurseries Working Party Meeting” of the IUFRO Working Party 7.03.04 at Kusadasi (Turkey) 21-26 October, 2018 the communication “The Ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus compactus and associated fungi: a new risk for European flora associated to nurseries and trading of living plants”. The

By web_autorivari 3 months ago
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Conference LIFE The Green Link “Affrontare la desertificazione nel Mediterraneo col Cocoon”

Tuesday, October 23th, at the Botanical Garden of Rome, the LIFE Project The Green Link (LIFE15 CCA / ES / 000125) organized its conference “Facing desertification in the Mediterranean with the Cocoon”. During the day, that was chaired by our Management Technical Assistant Gertruud van Leijen, an innovative technique was shared with the Italian audience

By web_autorivari 3 months ago
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First record of X. crassiusculus in Slovenia

In Slovenia, X. crassiusculus was found casually in traps during a survey for early detection of the walnut twig beetle,Pityophthorus juglandis Blackman. On 1 August 2017, 117 reddish-brown beetles were caught in a trap in Podsabotin. Shortly after two beetles were foundalso in the sample collected from Prvačina. Herewith Slovenia is the fourth European country

By web_autorivari 4 months ago
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X. crassiusculus back in Valencia

Although in the Valencia region in 2017 no notifications of  Xylosandrus crassiusculus occurred, the inventory carried out during July-October 2018 confirmed that beetles are present in 12 Carob trees distributed in an area of 60 ha surrounding the 2016 outbreak. They were quit difficult to detect, because no  foliar symtoms on canopy are evident, and

By web_autorivari 4 months ago
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SAMFIX kicked off!

The project LIFE SAMFIX kicked-off with a meeting between all partners on July 19-20th at the Circeo national park. A lot of preparatory work is currently in course focusing on the development of an initial lure-based beetle trapping protocol,  the preparation of protocols for the detection, identification and determination of pathogenicity assessment of alien fungi

By web_autorivari 5 months ago