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.
|Published Date||Title||Publication||Author List|
|Feb. 17, 2010||Estimating xylella fastidiosa transmission parameters: decoupling sharpshooter number and feeding period||Entomologia experimentalis et applicata||Daugherty, MP; Almeida, RPP;|
|Feb. 17, 2010||Temperature mediates vector transmission efficiency: inoculum supply and plant infection dynamics||Annals of applied biology||Daugherty, MP; Bosco, D; Almeida, RPP;|
|Feb. 17, 2010||Context-dependent transmission of a generalist plant pathogen: host species and pathogen strain mediate insect vector competence||Entomologia experimentalis et applicata||Lopes, JRS; Daugherty, MP; Almeida, RPP;|
|Oct. 1, 2010||Strain origin drives virulence and persistence of xylella fastidiosa in alfalfa||Plant pathology||Lopes, JRS; Daugherty, MP; Almeida, RPP;|
|July 1, 2010||Strain-specific alfalfa water stress induced by xylella fastidiosa||European journal of plant pathology||Daugherty, MP; Lopes, JRS; Almeida, RPP;|
|June 1, 2010||Vector within-host feeding preference mediates transmission of a heterogeneously distributed pathogen||Ecological entomology||Daugherty, MP; Lopes, J; Almeida, RPP;|
|Oct. 1, 2011||Grapevine genotype susceptibility to xylella fastidiosa does not predict vector transmission success||Environmental entomology||Rashed, A; Daugherty, MP; Almeida, RPP;|
|Oct. 1, 2011||Vector preference for hosts differing in infection status: sharpshooter movement and xylella fastidiosa transmission||Ecological entomology||Daugherty, MP; Rashed, A; Almeida, RPP; Perring, TM;|