Preventing HLB epidemics for ensuring citrus survival in Europe (PRE-HLB)

Pre-HLB is an EU H2020 project aimed to develop a contingency plan to protect the citriculture in the EU from huanglongbing (HLB, also known as “greening”) disease. Through a multidisciplinary approach and in collaboration with experienced partners from America and Asia, Pre-HLB aims to find innovative measures to prevent the spread of the disease in the EU and to manage it. In the frame of Pre-HLB, IPSP leads the task 8.7 “Survey of bacterial communities and phages associated with T. erytreae” and contribute to the activities of the task 8.6 “Identification and characterization of viruses infecting Trioza erytreae” of the WP8.


Project Leader: Francesco Di Serio
IPSP personnel: Antonella Antonacci, Nicola Centorame, Michela Chiumenti, Concetta Mottura, Beatriz Navarro, Luisa Rubino
Start: 01/06/2019
End: 31/05/2023