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.

Trap crops and vegetative barriers for Pierce's disease.

PIs: Ed Weber

Reports:
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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: CDFA - Pierce's Disease and Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Board
  • Budget: $7,932
  • Start date: January 01, 2003
  • Stop date: January 01, 2004
  • Status: APPROVED