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.

The benefits and costs of alternative policies for the management of Pierce's disease.

PIs: Julian Alston

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: CDFA - Pierce's Disease and Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Board
  • Budget: $248,631
  • Start date: September 01, 2008
  • Stop date: June 30, 2012
  • Status: APPROVED