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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    Stenger, DC
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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 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;
July 01, 2007 Two whole genome sequences of Xylella fastidiosa almond leaf scorch strains Phytopathology Chen, J; Stenger, DC; Civerolo, E; Han, S; Van Sluys, M;
February 23, 2009 A new Phytoreovirus infecting the glassy-winged sharpshooter (Homalodisca vitripennis). Virology. Backus, EA; Hunter, WB; Sisterson, MS; Krugner, R; Stenger, DC;
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;
February 17, 2010 The glassy-winged sharpshooter vector of Xylella fastidiosa harbors a phytoreovirus Phytopathology Backus, EA; Hunter, WB; Sisterson, MS; Krugner, R; Stenger, DC;
April 01, 2011 Phylogeny of Replication Initiator Protein TrfA Reveals a Highly Divergent Clade of Incompatibility Group P1 Plasmids Applied and environmental microbiology Stenger, DC; Lee, MW;
December 01, 2010 Functional Characterization of Replication and Stability Factors of an Incompatibility Group P-1 Plasmid from Xylella fastidiosa Applied and environmental microbiology Stenger, DC; Rogers, EE; Lee, MW;
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;
May 01, 2010 Plasmids of Xylella fastidiosa mulberry-infecting strains share extensive sequence identity and gene complement with pVEIS01 from the earthworm symbiont Verminephrobacter eiseniae Physiological and molecular plant pathology Stenger, DC; Chen, JC; Rogers, EE; Lee, MW;
January 01, 2012 Xylella fastidiosa Plasmid-Encoded PemK Toxin Is an Endoribonuclease Phytopathology Stenger, DC; Rogers, EE; Lee, MW;