The Regional Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Sustainable Development, through the Andalusian Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research and Training (IFAPA), is participating in the international project ‘Life Vida for Citrus’ aimed at protecting the citrus fruit sector from Huanglongbing disease (HLB), also known as ‘Citrus Greening’. This initiative, which is also committed to […]
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FIRST TRAINING SEMINAR of the LIFE Project18 CCA/ES/001109 “Introduction, objectives and presentation of the activities of the LIFE Vida for Citrus project in the Canary Islands
The aim of this training is to raise awareness of the objectives, technical protocols and actions developed by ICIA as a partner in the LIFE for CITRUS project. Also, to refer to the expected results, which will be replicable to the citrus production areas at regional and national level, with its potential impact on increasing the quality of production of this sector in the Canary Islands.
The government wants to eradicate the insect ‘Trioza erytreae’, which causes the citrus pest, and has determined the duty to inform the authorities and the ‘cutting of infected branches, destruction by fire, crushing or burial’ by non-professional operators. According to the new rules that come into force on Thursday, “any owner, user or lessee of […]
Citrus greening disease (Huanglongbing of HLB), transmitted by the Asian citrus psyllid, is currently the the citrus industry and is a threat to many parts of the world, including Asia, Africa, South America and the United States. Only in Florida, citrus greening disease has represented losses of several billion US dollars. Despite the widespread prevalence of […]