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.

Impact of layering control tactics on the spread of Pierce's disease by the glassy-winged sharpshooter.

PIs: Richard Redak

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: CDFA - Assembly Bill 1232
  • Budget: $359,984
  • Start date: May 01, 2000
  • Stop date: April 30, 2004
  • Status: APPROVED