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.

Applying epidemiological research to management of Pierce's disease in vineyards.

PIs: Blake Bextine; Forrest Mitchell; Isabelle Lauziere; Jeff Brady

Reports:
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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: USDA - APHIS Fund
  • Budget: $452,596
  • Start date: January 01, 2006
  • Stop date: January 01, 2009
  • Status: APPROVED