First detection of Xylella fastidiosa subsp. multiplex DNA in Tuscany (Italy)

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During the execution of the early detection surveillance program, carried out by the Regional Phytosanitary Service and the University of Florence, the DNA of the bacterium was detected in early October 2018 in a plant of Spartium  junceum

 growing in the municipality of Monte Argentario (Grosseto). 


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  • Cistus sp.
  • Lavandula sp.
  • Polygala myrtifolia
  • Prunus dulcis
  • Rhamnus alaternus
  • Spartium junceum
  • Xylella fastidiosa
  • Xylella fastidiosa subsp. multiplex


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