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2ND NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF LIFE SAMFIX PROJECT

The University of Alicante, partner and coordinator in Spain of the LIFE SAMFIX project, is pleased to invite you to the II National Conference of the LIFE SAMFIX project, which will be held online on Thursday 29 April from 9am to 2pm. This conference is aimed to disseminate the results of the project LIFE SAMFIX

By web_autorivari 1 week ago
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THEORETICAL-PRACTICAL COURSE OF PRUNING WITH THE EXPERTS OF THE CIRCEO PARK

The staff of the Circeo National Park, within the cycle of training activities foreseen by the Life Samfix Project, will inaugurate a theoretical-practical pruning course on April 22/23/24. The course will have both a general theoretical address, but also a practical-demonstrative one, particularly aimed at the treatment of the Mediterranean species present in the Circeo

By web_autorivari 1 week ago
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The team from the University of Alicante publishes a scientific article on Samfix

Diego Gallego and Noelia Molina of LIFE SAMFIX partner University of Alicante wrote with others an overview article on Xylosandrus invasion in Europe and in particular in Spain, published in Foresta, a journal of Spanish Forestry Engineers Organization. Biological invasions are a main treat for biodiversity. Business activities linked to globalization increased invasion frequency .

By web_autorivari 2 months ago
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New version of Samfix Agent available

The new 2.51 release of the Samfix Agent app is available on the Google Play Store platform, which improves the gaming experience, adds new missions and solves some minor bugs in sending reports to the server. Download and try it now and help us collect important data for the study of Xylosandrus! Download app.

By web_autorivari 2 months ago
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The Lazio trekking guides become Samfix Agent!

The staff of the Circeo National Park Authority, leader of the Life project SAMFIX, on 5 and 10 February 2021 met, remotely, the guides of trekking associations operating in the Lazio area: Svalvolati into the wild: https://www.svalvolatiterracina.it/ Blue Dragonflies: https://www.libellule.org/ Paths explorers: https://www.camminesploratori.com/ Altouritaly: http://www.altouritaly.com/ During these meetings we talked about the objectives of the

By web_autorivari 2 months ago
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Let’s discover the X-traps, the smart traps to capture the Xylosandrus

The X-Traps, designed and developed within the SAMFIX project by Terrasystem, are IoT modules that can be integrated into traditional traps such as the Crosstraps produced by Econex but also adaptable to other types of traps. They allow to count and recognize daily Xylosandrus captures through the acquisition and recognition of high resolution macro photographic

By web_autorivari 2 months ago
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A scientific article published in Italy analyzes Xylosandrus compactus

Prof. Massimo Faccoli of the University of Padova published a scientific article on “Forest@ – Rivista di Selvicoltura ed Ecologia Forestale”. One of the main species studied within the SAMFIX project is the small Ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus compactus, an invasive species of Asian origin recently introduced in Italy from which rapidly spread to other Mediterranean

By web_autorivari 3 months ago
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A new scientific paper on the potential geographical distribution of Xylosandrus crassiusculus and X. compactus published by URZF team

URZF team published a scientific paper on the potential geographical distribution of X. crassiusculus and X. compactus, two invasive ambrosia beetles. Both species originate from South-East Asia and are invasive in Africa, in the Americas, in Oceania and more recently in Europe, where they were detected in 2003 and 2011, respectively. This study modelled suitable

By web_autorivari 3 months ago
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UNITUS team published first results of the monitoring activities performed so far in Circeo National Park on the fungal community associated with the ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus compactus

UNITUS team published first results of the monitoring activities performed so far in Circeo National Park on the fungal community associated with the ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus compactus, that invaded mediterranean maquis in several parks of Lazio Region. They conclude in the article that the fungal community reveals high biodiversity and suggests environmental acquisitions. The study

By web_autorivari 6 months ago
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THE LATEST VERSION OF SAMFIX AGENT IS RELEASED

The Samfix project launches the latest version of Samfix Agent, the app that will allow us to help defend nature from Xylosandrus attacks. Samfix Agent will be a valid guide to explore parks and surroundings, and will also allow scientists to collect important data for the study of Xylosandrus. In particular, the new app, already

By web_autorivari 6 months ago