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This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 613678

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Strategies to develop effective, innovative and practical approaches to protect major european fruit crops from pests and pathogens


Newsletter March 2017

In 2017 DROPSA has entered its fourth and final year and is making substantial progress in its aims and objectives towards the development of reliable, robust and cost-effective approaches to protect the major European fruit crops from Drosophila suzukii and the bacterial pathogens Pseudomona syringae pv. actinidiae, Xanthomonas fragariae and X. arboricola pv. pruni.

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Spread model for kiwifruit bacterial canker
Forest boosts Drosophila suzukii population and crop damage in sweet cherry
DROPSA progress in the assessment of Asian parasitoids for the biological control of Drosophila suzukii
Trunk injection - Novel delivery system of antimicrobial peptides
First in planta transcriptome of the strawberry bacterial pathogen Xanthomonas fragariae
'Lure & Infect' strategy blocks reproduction Drosophila suzukii
Monitoring of Psa spread and epidemiological data
DROPSA participate in a study on the routes of invasions of D. suzukii

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