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 Xylella on diverse almond and peach germplasm.

PIs: Craig Ledbetter

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: USDA - ARS PD Fund
  • Budget: $
  • Start date: January 01, 2006
  • Stop date: January 01, 2007
  • Status: APPROVED