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.

Development of an artificial diet for the glassy-winged sharpshooter.

PIs: Allen Cohen

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: USDA - APHIS Fund
  • Budget: $53,604
  • Start date: January 01, 2001
  • Stop date: January 01, 2002
  • Status: APPROVED