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

  • Name:
    Morse, JG
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 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 Toxicity of seven foliar insecticides to four insect parasitoids attacking citrus and cotton pests Journal of economic entomology Morse, JG; Castle, SJ; Naranjo, SE; Toscano, NC; Prabhaker, N; Henneberry, TJ;
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 Production of Anagrus epos Girault (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) on Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) eggs Biological control Krugner, R; Johnson, MW; Morse, JG; Morgan, DJW;
February 17, 2010 Egg Morphology and Stages of Embryonic Development of the Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) Annals of the entomological society of america Morse, JG; Al-Wahaibi, AK;
February 17, 2010 Egg Stage of Homalodisca vitripennis and Homalodisca liturata (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae): Ovometrics, Embryonic Development, and Nonparasitic Mortality Annals of the entomological society of america Morse, JG; Al-Wahaibi, AK;
March 01, 2010 Differential expression of genes of Xylella fastidiosa in xylem fluid of citrus and grapevine Fems microbiology letters Morse, JG; Shi, XY; Cooksey, DA; Toscano, NC; Bi, JL;
February 01, 2010 Temporal Patterns in Homalodisca spp. (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) Oviposition on Southern California Citrus and Jojoba Environmental entomology Morse, JG; Al-Wahaibi, AK;
February 01, 2012 Biology and host specificity of Gonatocerus deleoni (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), a potential biocontrol agent of Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in California, USA Biocontrol Morse, JG; Triapitsyn, SV; Lytle, J;