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.

Effects of group, variety, and climate on the establishment and persistence of Xylella fastidiosa infections causing almond leaf scorch.

PIs: Christina Wistrom; Kent Daane; Alexander Purcell

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: UC - PD Fund
  • Budget: $117,999
  • Start date: January 01, 2005
  • Stop date: January 01, 2006
  • Status: APPROVED