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.

Physiological factors and consequences of systemic infection by Xylella fastidiosa.

PIs: Mark Matthews

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: UC - PD Fund
  • Budget: $454,529
  • Start date: January 01, 2004
  • Stop date: January 01, 2007
  • Status: APPROVED