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.

Statewide vineyard survey and development of a Geographic Information System for the landscape level analysis of the distribution and incidence of Pierce's disease in Texas.

PIs: Ed Hellman

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: USDA - Texas Fund
  • Budget: $127,923
  • Start date: July 01, 2006
  • Stop date: July 01, 2008
  • Status: APPROVED