Etiqueta 'Xylella fastidiosa'
Xylella Fastidiosa.


Bacteria has killed 79% of Mallorca's almond trees

A new study proves that the Xylella Fastidiosa plague has been present in Mallorca for more than 25 years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/10/2020 00:10

Almond trees are highly susceptible to xylella, but not all varieties.


Some almond tree varieties found to be resistant to xylella

Olive tree varieties display no difference in terms of resistance; almond varieties do.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/03/2020 04:01

The trailers with olive trees were sent back to the mainland.


Olive tree cargo prevented from entering Majorca

There are restrictions and regulations regarding the transporting of plants and trees because of "olive ebola".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/02/2020 14:19

Environment and agriculture minister Vicenç Vidal speaking yesterday.


Brussels to accept xylella containment policy

The containment policy means that only infected trees are cut down. Eradication would mean the potential loss of thousands of trees.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/09/2017 00:00

It is hoped that the care of vineyards will prevent the bacterium spreading.


Xylella bacterium is now infecting vineyards

The environment ministry has confirmed that there are cases but has not said where they are or how many there are.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/08/2017 00:00

Olive trees are obviously affected, but a lot of almond trees have also been infected.


More than 200 confirmed cases of olive ebola in the Balearics

The regional government hopes to continue with its policy of containment rather than one of eradication.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/05/2017 00:00

A tree infected by xylella.


Ibiza banned from exporting plants to other islands

The strain of the bacteria that has devastated trees in Italy has been detected in Ibiza.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/02/2017 00:00

Detection of xylella in Porto Cristo last year was said to have been the first case. It almost certainly wasn't.


All-party support for olive ebola measures

A policy of containment is better than one of large-scale elimination of trees.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/02/2017 00:00

The regional government hopes containment will work in the fight against olive ebola.


Four months before Brussels checks on olive ebola plan

The Balearic policy is one of containment rather than more comprehensive eradication of trees.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/02/2017 00:00

The Guardia Civil should not have to face this situation now, as there is a ban on the export of trees.


Guardia increasing controls to prevent spread of olive ebola

There are calls for the Balearics to be "sacrificed" and for trees to be eliminated in order to prevent the spread of olive ebola to the mainland.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/02/2017 00:00

Olives are not the only target for xylella fastidiosa.


Insufficient resources to fight olive ebola

The services of the Guardia Civil are being offered in the fight against the spread of the "xylella fastidiosa" plague.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/02/2017 00:00

Archive photo of olive trees in Soller.


Tougher measures sought to prevent "olive ebola" in the Balearics

The consequences of the Xylella fastidiosa (XF) bacterium could be "catastrophic" for the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/07/2016 00:00