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Scientific researcher at Agronomic Institute (IAC) in the Citrus Research Center Sylvio Moreira (CCSM). My research interest focus in citrus bacteria including benefic and pathogenic ones, specifically Xylella fastidiosa

Role in BeXyl Project: Active participation in: 1) Host range pathogenicity of X. fastidiosa strains; 2) Population biology and genomics of X. fastidiosa strains; 3) Thermal treatments for sanitization of propagative vegetative materials; 4) Identification of plant resistance for X. fastidiosa in woody crops.

Alberto Fereres

Alberto Fereres

Role: Institutional Leader and Task Leader

Full Professor at the Spanish Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas) at the Institute of Agricultural Sciences (ICA-CSIC). More than 35 years of experience in the field of insect feeding behaviour, insect ecology, virus-vector-plant...