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.

Developing a microarray-PCR-based identification and detection system for Xylella fastidiosa strains important to California.

PIs: Ed Civerolo; Jianchi Chen

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: UC - PD Fund
  • Budget: $74,958
  • Start date: January 01, 2004
  • Stop date: January 01, 2005
  • Status: APPROVED