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.

Temporal and spatial aspects of Pierce's disease in relation to longevity and productivity of four grapevine cultivars.

PIs: David Appel

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: USDA - Texas Fund
  • Budget: $127,833
  • Start date: July 01, 2006
  • Stop date: July 01, 2008
  • Status: APPROVED