Research Scientist and Plant Health Lab Director at the Institut de Recerca i Formació Agroalimentària i Pesquera de les Illes Balears (IRFAP). More than 21 years of experience in Plant pathology.

Role in BeXyl Project: Co-leader of Work Package 7. Active participation in: 1) Host range and pathogenicity of Xf strains, 2) Population biology and genomics of Xf strains, 3) Large-scale testing of main perennial crops for identifying plant resistance to Xf., 4) Best agronomic practices for the management of tolerant/resistant cultivars in infected areas,
5) Network of plots for monitoring and demonstration of innovative tools for the management of Xf., 6) Understanding stakeholder knowledge, and attitudes, and the co-design of technology uptake support.

ORCID: 0000-0002-8542-9089