Tag Archives: Xyella Fastidiosa Puglia

L’Estate Collasso

The summer collapses is the headline today. There hasn’t really been much summer to be fair but August has been hot and the past two weeks have been very warm especially in the evening and at night with so little … Continue reading

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It’s All Grik To Me

There are nine towns around Otranto that form a small region called Grecia Salentina. In this area the dialect is called Grik and  an ancient Greek landing here today would have little trouble understanding what the locals were saying. One … Continue reading

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Ferragosto

Happy holiday from the blistered one. Today is ferragosto a holiday that is celebrated here in Puglia by Italians flocking out to their own or someones house in the country , lighting a wood fire oven and cooking industrial quantities … Continue reading

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Hold the Presses

Not unfortunately the cry of a newspaper editor with a scoop but the oil presses in the Salento area south of Lecce. It is one of the ideas that has come from yet another conference to discuss the Xylelle outbreak … Continue reading

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Xylella nel Salento

Or Xylella fastidiosa to give it it’s full name. Three days ago I was asked on this blog what I knew about this disease affecting olive trees in the Salento region of Puglia . Not much I replied though there had … Continue reading

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