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 V secretion autotransporters in the virulence of Xylella fastidiosa.

PIs: Michele Igo

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: UC - PD Fund
  • Budget: $120,356
  • Start date: January 01, 2006
  • Stop date: January 01, 2007
  • Status: APPROVED
  • Funded by: UC - PD Fund
  • Budget: $149,803
  • Start date: July 15, 2007
  • Stop date: July 14, 2009
  • Status: APPROVED
  • Funded by: UC - PD Fund
  • Budget: $153,242
  • Start date: September 01, 2009
  • Stop date: August 31, 2012
  • Status: APPROVED