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Expo2015: phytopathology risk?

Lodi, July 29th, 2011: during a report sent by the public channel RAI3, IPADLAB called for a strong collaboration between public authorities and private companies for making sure that, during the international tradeshow taking place in Italy in 2015, the risk of introduction of new pests into the Country is avoided. During the Expo 2015 the introduction in Milan of a huge number of exotic plants has been planned. Without proper phytodiagnostic controls the risk of impoting plant pathogens potentially harmful to cultures of economic importance is significant.

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