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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    De La Fuente, L
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September 01, 2008 Autoaggregation of Xylella fastidiosa cells is influenced by type I and type IV pili Applied and environmental microbiology De La Fuente, L; Burr, TJ; Hoch, HC;
June 01, 2008 Identification of a chemosensory signal transduction system in Xylella fastidiosa associated with twitching motility and biofilm formation Phytopathology De La Fuente, L; Burr, TJ; Hoch, HC; Cursino, L; Li, Y; Galvani, C; Zaini, PA; Mowery, P;
October 01, 2007 Mutations in type I and type IV pilus biosynthetic genes affect twitching motility rates in Xylella fastidiosa Journal of bacteriology De La Fuente, L; Burr, TJ; Hoch, HC;
February 17, 2010 Effect of minerals on biofilm formation by Xylella fastidiosa Phytopathology De La Fuente, L; Cobine, P;
February 17, 2010 Twitching motility and biofilm formation are associated with tonB1 in Xylella fastidiosa Fems microbiology letters De La Fuente, L; Burr, TJ; Hoch, HC; Cursino, L; Zaini, PA; Li, YX;
October 01, 2011 Identification of an Operon, Pil-Chp, That Controls Twitching Motility and Virulence in Xylella fastidiosa Molecular plant-microbe interactions De La Fuente, L; Burr, TJ; Hoch, HC; Cursino, L; Zaini, PA; Mowery, P; Galvani, CD; Li, YX; Athinuwat, D;
March 01, 2012 Calcium Increases Xylella fastidiosa Surface Attachment, Biofilm Formation, and Twitching Motility Applied and environmental microbiology De La Fuente, L; Cruz, LF; Cobine, PA;
March 01, 2012 Differentiation of Xylella fastidiosa Strains via Multilocus Sequence Analysis of Environmentally Mediated Genes (MLSA-E) Applied and environmental microbiology De La Fuente, L; Parker, JK; Havird, JC;