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.

The role of type I secretion in the pathogenicity of Xylella fastidiosa.

PIs: Dean Gabriel

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: UC - PD Fund
  • Budget: $122,224
  • Start date: January 01, 2006
  • Stop date: January 01, 2007
  • Status: APPROVED
  • Funded by: UC - PD Fund
  • Budget: $128,560
  • Start date: August 15, 2008
  • Stop date: August 14, 2011
  • Status: APPROVED