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.

Identify the species of Mymaridae reared in Argentina and Mexico for potential introduction to California against glassy-winged sharpshooter and prepare and submit for publication a pictorial, annotated key ...

PIs: Serguei Triapitsyn

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: UC - PD Fund
  • Budget: $88,000
  • Start date: July 15, 2006
  • Stop date: July 14, 2008
  • Status: APPROVED