What is Pierce's Disease?

Pierce’s Disease is a bacterial infection, which is spread by bugs that feed on grapevines, particularly the "glassy winged sharpshooter." Grapevines that become infected with PD can quickly become sick and die.

Author Detail

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    Johnson, MW
Published DateTitlePublicationAuthor List
October 01, 2008 Olfactory responses of the egg parasitoid, Gonatocerus ashmeadi Girault (Hymenoptera : Mymaridae), to host plants infested by Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar) (Hemiptera : Cicadellidae) Biological control Krugner, R; Johnson, MW; Daane, KM; Morse, JG;
June 01, 2008 Effects of citrus and avocado irrigation and nitrogen-form soil amendment on host selection by adult Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera : Cicadellidae) Environmental entomology Johnson, MW; Groves, RL; Nadel, H; Seligmann, R; Hagler, JR; Stenger, DC;
June 01, 2008 Host specificity of Anagrus epos: a potential biological control agent of Homalodisca vitripennis Biocontrol Krugner, R; Johnson, MW; Morse, JG; Groves, RL;
August 01, 2007 Behavioral responses of Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera : Auchenorrhyncha : Cicadellidae) on four Vitis genotypes Environmental entomology Johnson, MW; Groves, RL; Lin, H; Fritschi, FB; Rosa, JCCL;
February 17, 2010 Seasonal Population Dynamics of Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in Sweet Orange Trees Maintained Under Continuous Deficit Irrigation Journal of economic entomology Krugner, R; Johnson, MW; Morse, JG; Groves, RL; Hagler, JR; Flores, AP;
February 17, 2010 Influences of Temperature on Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) Survival Under Various Feeding Conditions Environmental entomology Johnson, MW; Daane, KM; Groves, RL; Morgan, DJW; Son, Y;
February 17, 2010 Production of Anagrus epos Girault (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) on Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) eggs Biological control Krugner, R; Johnson, MW; Morse, JG; Morgan, DJW;
August 01, 2010 Estimation of Feeding Threshold for Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) and Its Application to Prediction of Overwintering Mortality Environmental entomology Krugner, R; Johnson, MW; Daane, KM; Groves, RL; Morgan, DJW; Son, Y;
March 01, 2012 Estimation of developmental parameters for adult emergence of Gonatocerus morgani, a novel egg parasitoid of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, and development of a degree-day model Biological control Johnson, MW; Nadel, H; Morgan, DJW; Son, Y; Baek, S;