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.

Field evaluations of grafted grape lines expressing polygalacturonase inhibiting proteins.

PIs: Ann Powell

Reports:
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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: CDFA - Pierce's Disease and Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Board
  • Budget: $60,426
  • Start date: March 01, 2010
  • Stop date: February 28, 2013
  • Status: APPROVED
  • Funded by: CDFA - Pierce's Disease and Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Board
  • Budget: $82,946
  • Start date: February 01, 2013
  • Stop date: June 30, 2016
  • Status: APPROVED