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.

Insect vector management in grape

PIs: Forrest Mitchell

Reports:
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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: USDA - Texas Fund
  • Budget: $399,617
  • Start date: December 01, 2006
  • Stop date: December 01, 2009
  • Status: APPROVED