Joana Vicente

Dr Joana Vicente is managing and working towards delivering a range of R&D projects on plant pathogenic bacteria and soil biological diversity.

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  • Area of expertise
    Bacterial diseases of potato and other crops
  • Years of experience
    20+
  • Highest qualification
    PhD

Joana brings over 20 years of experience within Plant Pathology. Her aim is to continue to be involved in exciting research on plant pathogenic bacteria; this involves working with pathogens that are currently impacting UK crops and also pathogens like Xylella that might pose a threat for the future.

Joana is a UK representative in the management committee of an EU COST Action on diseases caused by Xanthomonas and Xylella and is responsible for Science Communication for this action. She is currently involved in research projects on bacterial pathogens of mushrooms (Pseudomonas tolaasii and P. gingeri), potatoes (Pectobacterium spp. and Ralstonia solanacearum) and a range of perennial plants (Xylella fastidiosa) as well as a project on the biological diversity of soils in relation to plant health.

Joana is contactable at Joana.Vicente@fera.co.uk

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Dr Joana Vicente has been managing and working towards delivering a range of R&D projects on plant pathogenic bacteria and soil biological diversity.

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Joana and their team work with customers to deliver the following services within Fera...

Dr Joana Vicente has been managing and working towards delivering a range of R&D projects on plant pathogenic bacteria and soil biological diversity.

Insect Monitoring

Providing you with the information you need to make pest control decisions.

Learn more

Soil Health Unit

Health tests, organism monitoring and metal detection for your soil, amongst other services

Learn more

Grower support tools

Cutting edge software to help growers optimise their crop yield and health

Learn more

All Crop Health Services

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