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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    Civerolo, EL
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August 01, 2008 Seasonal population dynamics of Draeculacephala minerva (Hemiptera : Cicadellidae) and transmission of Xylella fastidiosa Journal of economic entomology Groves, RL; Cabrera-La Rosa, JC; Johnson, NW; Civerolo, EL; Chen, J;
June 01, 2008 Morphological evidence for phages in Xylella fastidiosa Virology journal Civerolo, EL; Chen, JC;
June 01, 2008 Characterization of growth and virulence-related genes expression of Xylella fastidiosa affected by grape xylem sap and cell-wall constituents Phytopathology Civerolo, EL; Stenger, DC; Cheng, DW; Lin, H; Walker, AM;
June 01, 2008 Transcriptional regulation of grape cytochrome P450 gene expression in response to Xylella fastidiosa Phytopathology Civerolo, EL; Stenger, DC; Cheng, DW; Lin, H; Walker, AM;
April 01, 2008 High throughput PCR detection of Xylella fastidiosa directly from almond tissues Journal of microbiological methods Groves, R; Civerolo, EL; Chen, J; Livingston, S;
March 01, 2008 Effects of almond leaf scorch disease on almond yield: Implications for management Plant disease Sisterson, MS; Groves, RL; Civerolo, EL; Chen, JC; Viveros, MA; Ledbetter, C;
July 01, 2007 Colony morphology of Xylella fastidiosa almond leaf scorch strains Canadian journal of plant pathology-revue canadienne de phytopathologie Groves, R; Civerolo, EL; Chen, JC; Zheng, YW; Viveros, M; Freeman, M;
January 01, 2008 Improved Bioassay of Xylella fastidiosa using Nicotiana tabacum cultivar SR1 Plant disease Civerolo, EL; Francis, M; Bruening, G;
January 01, 2007 Genome-wide analysis of Xylella fastidiosa: implications for detection and strain relationships African journal of biotechnology Civerolo, EL; Lin, H; Francis, M; Doddapaneni, H; Yao, J;
July 01, 2007 Biological and biochemical effects of peptides selected for affinity to the Xylella fastidiosa cell surface Phytopathology Civerolo, EL; Francis, M; Bruening, G; Bruening, PA;
July 01, 2007 Utilization of genomic variations among Xylella fastidiosa strains for improved diagnostic design Phytopathology Civerolo, EL; Lin, H; Doddapaneni, H; Yao, J;
February 01, 2007 The effects of kaolin, harpin, and imidacloprid on development of Pierce's disease in grape Crop protection Civerolo, EL; Tubajika, KM; Puterka, GJ; Hashim, JM; Luvisi, DA;
February 17, 2010 Seasonal Behavior of Xylella fastidiosa Causing Almond Leafscorch Disease under Field Conditions and Improved Detection of the Bacteria by Means of Array-PCR Journal of phytopathology Civerolo, EL; Chen, JC; Livingston, S;
February 17, 2010 Effects of grape xylem sap and cell wall constituents on in vitro growth, biofilm formation and cellular aggregation of Xylella fastidiosa European journal of plant pathology Walker, MA; Civerolo, EL; Stenger, DC; Cheng, DW; Lin, H;
January 01, 2011 Proteomic analysis of grapevine stem in response to Xylella fastidiosa inoculation Physiological and molecular plant pathology Walker, MA; Civerolo, EL; Lin, H; Takahashi, Y; Yang, LT; Chen, F;
September 01, 2010 Whole Genome Sequences of Two Xylella fastidiosa Strains (M12 and M23) Causing Almond Leaf Scorch Disease in California Journal of bacteriology Civerolo, EL; Chen, J; Xie, G; Han, S; Chertkov, O; Sims, D;
July 01, 2010 EXTRACELLULAR GENOMIC DNA MEDIATES ENHANCEMENT OF XYLELLA FASTIDIOSA BIOFILM FORMATION IN VITRO Journal of plant pathology Civerolo, EL; Cheng, DW; Lin, H;
July 01, 2010 Transcriptional regulation of the grape cytochrome P450 monooxygenase gene CYP736B expression in response to Xylella fastidiosa infection Bmc plant biology Walker, MA; Civerolo, EL; Stenger, DC; Cheng, DW; Lin, H; Takahashi, Y;
January 01, 2010 Seasonal Behavior of Xylella fastidiosa Causing Almond Leafscorch Disease under Field Conditions and Improved Detection of the Bacteria by Means of Array-PCR Journal of phytopathology Civerolo, EL; Chen, JC; Livingston, S;
February 01, 2012 Genetic diversity of 'Cadidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' strains in the United States and Mexico revealed by simple sequence repeat markers European journal of plant pathology Civerolo, EL; Lin, H; Islam, MS; Bai, Y; Wen, A; Lan, SQ; Gudmestad, NC;