Written Q&A to EU Commission – Citrus black spot

Question for written answer to the Commission Giovanni La Via (PPE) 11th September 2014 Subject:  Citrus black spot Citrus black spot is an endemic fungal disease from South Africa caused by the plant pathogen Guignardia citricarpa, which is now spreading to many European countries. This is an extremely serious matter, since it is one of … Continue reading Written Q&A to EU Commission – Citrus black spot

Western corn rootworm withdrawal from the list of harmful organisms for plant

Two legal acts withdrawing the western corn rootworm from the list of regulated harmful organisms with quarantine status in the EU and repealing the related emergency measures to prevent the spread within the EU were published on 7th February 2014 in the Official Journal. The western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera Le Conte) is a non-native insect … Continue reading Western corn rootworm withdrawal from the list of harmful organisms for plant