TROPICSAFE TRAINING SESSION PRACTICES AND TECHNIQUES TO MANAGE THE LETHAL YELLOWING DISEASE IN COCONUT PALMS, 1-3 MAY 2019, México

Centro de Investigación Cientíca de Yucatán (CICY),  a partner of the TROPICSAFE project in Mexico, are organising, in collaboration with UNIBO and FEUGA, a three day training session on lethal yellowing diseases in coconut that will allow participants to recognize the disease in the field and experience the techniques and practices are being used and/or developed within the project to manage the disease.

TRAINING SESSION PRACTICES AND TECHNIQUES TO MANAGE THE LETHAL YELLOWING DISEASE IN COCONUT PALMS

 

The activities will combine theoretical sessions, visits to laboratories and demonstration activities in the field. An overview of the disease and its presence in the project countries of America and Africa will be presented, the main techniques for the detection of the lethal yellowing-associated phytoplasmas will be explained, and visits to sites with coconut palms infected for symptom observation, sampling and insect collection will be organized. On the last day, a laboratory session will take place to analyse the samples collected in the field visit.

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