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.

Ultrastructural contributions to the study of the glassy-winged sharpshooter and Pierce's disease.

PIs: Thomas Freeman

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: UC - PD Fund
  • Budget: $115,070
  • Start date: January 01, 2003
  • Stop date: January 01, 2004
  • Status: APPROVED