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Japanese beetle is on the list of 20 quarantine plant pests on the EU territory published today.
Japanese beetle is on the list of 20 quarantine plant pests on the EU territory published today.
Oct 11 2019

Following a new methodology, the JRC assessed a list of quarantine pests for their potential economic, social and environmental impact on EU agriculture and forestry.

The bacterium Xylella fastidiosa affecting olive trees, almond, grapevine among other important crops, as well as the Japanese beetle, Citrus Black Spot, Citrus greening and the Asian long-horned beetle are among the top ranking pests affecting plant health in Europe.

This ranking has helped the Commission to list 20 quarantine pests as priority pests. The list is published today.

Oct 16 2012

The latest edition of the JRC Newsletter has been published and can be downloaded here.