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.

Linking within-vineyard sharpshooter mangement to Pierce's disease spread

PIs: Matt Daugherty

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: UC - PD Fund
  • Budget: $180,152
  • Start date: July 01, 2010
  • Stop date: June 30, 2013
  • Status: APPROVED