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 role of lipopolysaccharides in virulence, biofilm formation and host specificity of Xylella fastidiosa

PIs: Caroline Roper

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: UC - PD Fund
  • Budget: $120,000
  • Start date: September 01, 2009
  • Stop date: August 31, 2012
  • Status: APPROVED