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News archives for 2014

  • Grape vine resistance to Pierce's disease within decade
    Western Farm Press August 13, 2014

    Western Farm Press Grape vine resistance to Pierces disease within decade Western Farm Press Within a decade, results of traditional and laboratory research could begin to remove one of the most ferocious disease threats to Californias grape industry - Pierces disease - vectored by the glassy-winge ...


  • Progress made in Pierce's Disease fight
    Fresno Business Journal August 05, 2014

    Progress made in Pierces Disease fight Fresno Business Journal The battle continues, but state ag officials and grape growers have managed to control glassy-winged sharpshooters and prevent spread of Pierces Disease , which can wipe out vineyards on a massive basis. “We have made good progress,” sa ...


  • Progress made in Pierce's Disease fight
    Fresno Business Journal August 05, 2014

    Progress made in Pierces Disease fight Fresno Business Journal The battle continues, but state ag officials and grape growers have managed to control glassy-winged sharpshooters and prevent spread of Pierces Disease , which can wipe out vineyards on a massive basis. “We have made good progress,” sa ...


  • Glassy-winged sharpshooter eggs found in Napa County
    Napa Valley Register May 27, 2014

    Glassy-winged sharpshooter eggs found in Napa County Napa Valley Register Staff from the Napa County Agricultural Commissioners Office found glassy-winged sharpshooter eggs last week while inspecting a shipment of plants to a local plant retailer. The sharpshooter has the potential to be a devastat ...