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 spatial distribution of Pierce's disease across the North Coast: Patterns, causes, and implications for management.

PIs: Kendra Baumgartner; James Quinn

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: UC - PD Fund
  • Budget: $65,000
  • Start date: July 15, 2006
  • Stop date: July 14, 2007
  • Status: APPROVED