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.

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    Hoch, HC
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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;
July 01, 2007 Xylella fastidiosa movement and biofilm formation studied in artificial xylem vessels Phytopathology Burr, TJ; Hoch, HC; Cursino, L; De la Fuente, L; Galvani, CD;
April 01, 2007 Assessing adhesion forces of type I and type IV pili of Xylella fastidiosa bacteria by use of a microfluidic flow chamber Applied and environmental microbiology Burr, TJ; Hoch, HC; De la Fuente, L; Montanes, E; Meng, YZ; Li, YX; Wu, MM;
March 01, 2007 Type I and type IV pili of Xylella fastidiosa affect twitching motility, biofilm formation and cell-cell aggregation Microbiology-sgm Burr, TJ; Hoch, HC; De la Fuente, L; Galvani, CD; Meng, YZ; Li, YX; Hao, GX;
March 01, 2007 Twitching motility among pathogenic Xylella fastidiosa isolates and the influence of bovine serum albumin on twitching-dependent colony fringe morphology Fems microbiology letters Burr, TJ; Hoch, HC; Galvani, CD; Li, YX;
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;