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.

Understanding the dynamics of neonicotinoid insecticidal activity against the glassy-winged sharpshooter: Development of target thresholds in grapevines.

PIs: Frank Byrne

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: CDFA - Pierce's Disease and Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Board
  • Budget: $49,139
  • Start date: July 01, 2008
  • Stop date: December 31, 2010
  • Status: APPROVED