Mass trapping and containment initiatives of Popillia japonica outbreak in Italy

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Friday, 29 July 2016

The Plant Health Services of Piedmont and Lombardy Regions (northern Italy) are engaged with surveying, mass trapping and treatment of Popillia japonica first Europe mainland outbreaks along the Ticino river, marking the border between the two regions. 

Video and details can be found for Lombardy at:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWbecRuwvrs (ITALIAN – No subtitles)
http://www.ersaf.lombardia.it/servizi/Menu/dinamica.aspx?idSezione=16969&idArea=17296&idCat=36545&ID=36545&TipoElemento=categoria (ITALIAN)

For Piedmont at:
http://www.regione.piemonte.it/agri/area_tecnico_scientifica/settore_fitosanitario/vigilanza/popillia.htm (ITALIAN) 
https://goo.gl/Er4UAM (ENGLISH Translation by Google)

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