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“Introduction, objectives and presentation of the activities of the LIFE Vida for Citrus project in the Canary Islands

The ICIA Plant Protection Unit has been carrying out different research and dissemination activities on the sustainable control of the pest Trioza erytreae; specifically, in the framework of the 2018 call for projects of the “Climate Change Adaptation” programme within the European LIFE Programme, the LIFE18 CCA/ES/001109 demonstration project entitled “Development of sustainable control strategies […]

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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.

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Infected insects can warn of impending citrus disease one year in advance

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 […]

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